Andrew L. Crabtree, Esq.

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Mr. Crabtree has tried numerous cases in both federal and state courts, and has argued appeals before the New York State Court of Appeals, the Appellate Divisions of the First and Second Departments and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to establishing the firm, Mr. Crabtree was counsel to Farrell Fritz, P.C., and also served as an Assistant District  Attorney with the Appeals and Felony Trial Bureaus in Queens County, New York.

The co-author of “Trial and Post-Trial Motions,”  chapter 23 of Federal Civil Practice (NYSBA Albany 1997), Mr. Crabtree is a frequent speaker on construction law and real estate matters before the Suffolk Academy of Law and other seminars and has lectured on New York Civil Practice at St. John’s University School of Law.  He is a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry), the New York State Bar Association (Commercial and Federal Litigation Section), as well as a member of the Nassau County Bar Association (Commercial Litigation and Construction Committees – Chairman 2005-07).

Mr. Crabtree graduated from Fordham University Law School in 1992, as Trial Advocacy Editor of the Moot Court Board and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Federal Civil Procedure. He
obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany in 1989, as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

The Mayor of the Village of East Hills has recently appointed Mr. Crabtree to be a member of the Construction and Demolition Committee for the development of the new East Hills Park, at the site of the former Air National Guard station.  Mr. Crabtree has most recently been appointed by the Roslyn Union Free School District to serve as Vice Chair of the School District’s Forensic Audit Committee.  Mr. Crabtree is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Court Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Practice areas


  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1994


  • Fordham University, J.D.

Associations and memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Construction Law Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Commercial and Federal Litigation Committees)
  • Suffolk County (Member, Federal Courts Committee) and Nassau County (Member, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Construction Law; Chairman, 2005 – 2007) Bar Associations

Biographical details
Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for Federal Procedure. Trial Advocacy Editor, Moot Court Board. Intern, Honorable Leonard D. Wexler, U.S. District Judge, E.D.N.Y., 1990. Co-Author: “Trial and Post-Trial Motions,” Federal Civil Practice (N.Y.S.B.A., 1997). Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, New York, 1992 – 1996.

The Law Offices of Andrew L. Crabtree, P.C. serves clients in throughout New York City, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties in Long Island, New York.