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Trevor M. Torcello

Trevor M. Torcello

Contact Information

Phone:
716-854-4300, x 227
416-221-5600 (Toronto)
866-893-2003 (Toll-Free)

Fax:
716-854-2787

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Social Media and Technology

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court

 

Trevor M. Torcello is a shareholder of Gross Shuman concentrating his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, business transations and agribusiness.   Mr. Torcello provides counseling to businesses on a number of current technology driven issues including addressing on the use of technology and  social media in the workplace, and in the  retention and preservation of electronically stored documents. 

Mr. Torcello received his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University at Buffalo in 2007 and is admitted to practice before all New York State Court, the Federal District Court for the Western District of New York; and the United States Tax Court.  He has also been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in Federal District Courts in Illinois, Ohio and Florida. 

Mr. Torcello is active in the Western New York community, has served as a director on various area not-for-profits and has served on the UB School of Management Alumni Associations Committee on Technology and Social Networking.

 



Education

University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York

State University of New York at Buffalo M.B.A.

State University of New York at Buffalo B.A

Honors & Awards

Selected for New York Super Lawyers Upstate List, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Associations

New York Bar Association, Member

Erie County Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

Board Member, Urban Roots Inc.

Presentations

Legal Issues Relating to Use of Social Media and Websites by Not-For-Profit Entities, 2012

Opposites Attract: He's a lawyer. She's a PR exec. When they combine their powers, your social media efforts become superhuman, 2011

Planning for the Pitfalls of Social Media in the Workplace, 2011

Social Media in the Workplace, 2011

Meeting the Challenge of Workplace Technology, 2010

Recent Articles

MISSOURI LAW A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME?

BUFFALO CASE HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED TO EXAMINE POLICIES CONCERNING SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE WORKPLACE.

MY DOG ATE MY E-MAILS.

MIXING BUSINESS WITH PLEASURE: Does an employer have an ownership interest in the social media accounts and activities of its employees?