Maya Petrocelli

1 MetroTech Center
Suite 1701
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tel: (718) 215-5300, ext. 534
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Maya Petrocelli


Ms. Petrocelli is a Partner at the law firm of Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP.

Ms. Petrocelli is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Department. Ms. Petrocelli has successfully represented clients in all phases of complex commercial litigation. She has handled a wide range of commercial matters involving breach of contract, commercial real estate, and Article 78 proceedings.

Ms. Petrocelli is also a member of the firm’s Civil Litigation Department. She has represented clients involved in variety of insurance defense cases involving construction accidents and related New York State Labor Law claims, premises liability, commercial vehicle accidents, and related breach of contract and indemnification issues, as well as coverage issues. She has handled numerous high exposure cases, as well as complex multi-carrier litigations involving additional insured and insurer obligations.

In addition, Ms. Petrocelli has counseled clients in the legal aspects of forming and running a successful business within the creative community. Her experience includes business formation and governance, drafting agreements, and handling employment matters for clients in the fashion and music industry.

Ms. Petrocelli has lectured on various topics involving litigation including Article 78 proceedings and RPTL §421-a tax exemption issues.

Ms. Petrocelli is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is an active member of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, and the Brooklyn Bar Association.

Ms. Petrocelli received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2009. While in law school, Ms. Petrocelli was a member of the National Trial Team, ranked 1st in New England. She also served as the President of the Latin American Law Students Association.

Ms. Petrocelli has been selected as a "Rising Star" in New York Civil Litigation by "Super Lawyers" in 2018. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Bar Admissions

New York


U.S. Supreme Court


Suffolk University Law School


Honors and Awards

New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Stars", 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, Member
  • Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Member