John R. Calcagni

Attorney John R. Calcagni



John R. Calcagni, who is a partner in the firm, practices in the areas of business law, purchases and sales of businesses, business successions, commercial real estate law, Internet and e-commerce law, securities law and software licensing.

John received his undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s College, a Master of Arts degree from City University of New York, and his law degree from St. John’s University, where he was Articles Editor of the St. John’s Law Review. Upon graduating from law school, John was employed as an associate at the Wall Street firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher. He subsequently became Assistant General Counsel to the Allen Group, Inc., a former NYSE traded company. John entered private practice in 1989 and joined our firm at its inception in 1994.

John is an adjunct professor of business law in the graduate management studies program at St. Joseph’s College and has lectured for the Suffolk Bar Association, the Queens Bar Association, the New York State Society of CPAs, the Hauppauge Industrial Association, and Suffolk County BOCES on topics ranging from business law and privacy law to legal writing and law office technology. John is a past Dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law, where he had ultimate responsibility for the presentation of over 225 Continuing Legal Education programs to members of the Suffolk County Bar Association. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Suffolk County Bar Association and was the recipient of the Board’s 2006 Directors’ Award. John has also served as Chair of the Commercial and Corporation Law Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. He has received a rating of AV®* from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating.

In his spare time, John pursues his interest in computer technology and has received the designations of “Cisco Certified Network Associate” from Cisco Systems, Inc. and of “Certified Professional” from the internationally based Computing Technology Industry Association in the fields of computer security, computer networking, Internet technology, server technology, computer repair, and Linux operating systems. He also serves as President of the Board of Directors of Hands Across Long Island, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation that provides services and support to recipients of New York State and Suffolk County funded mental health services.


* CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.