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Anthony Venditto

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Anthony Venditto



Anthony Venditto, a Partner in the White Plains office of Hall Booth Smith, has an extensive general liability and medical malpractice defense practice. He has decades of experience representing hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, and dentists in high-risk, complex cases, including wrongful death, birth trauma, and catastrophic injury. He also has successfully defended individuals and corporations in premises liability, automobile liability, lead paint, and other general negligence actions. Anthony works closely with his clients to devise a powerful legal strategy to protect their interests from pre-suit investigation through trial.

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Prior to entering private practice, Anthony developed strong courtroom skills prosecuting cases as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the New York County District Attorney. He tried a significant number of cases, which allowed him to develop a keen ability to read witnesses and jurors. Anthony’s experience, quick thinking, and charismatic personality make him a highly effective trial attorney.

Anthony earned a Juris Doctorate degree from St. John’s University of Law, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He gives presentations to risk-bearing entities and health care providers about general and medical negligence matters and reducing one’s risk in relation to the same.


Tony has an extensive medical malpractice defense practice, and represents hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and dentists in high-risk lawsuits. He has defended numerous clients in complex cases such as wrongful death and catastrophic injury matters, and has strong trial skills that have been honed over several decades of experience in the courtroom.

Medical Malpractice

Tony has defended numerous hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, nurses, dentists and other healthcare professionals in complex medical malpractice lawsuits. He has extensive experience in the courtroom, and has represented numerous clients in wrongful death, catastrophic injury and other high-risk cases in the course of his 30-year career.


  • New York state courts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • J.D., St. John’s University
  • B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice


  • New York Bar Association


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2023


Tony often presents educational seminars on medical malpractice litigation and reducing the risk of being sued to physicians, residents, interns and other healthcare professionals. He has spoken to groups including:

  • Albert Einstein/Jacobi Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program
  • New York Presbyterian Orthopedic Residency Program
  • AIG Healthcare Claims Group
  • Liberty Ironshore Healthcare Claims Group


  • Amendments to Public Health Law Require Resident Health Care Facilities to Spend 70% of Revenue on ‘Direct Resident Care,’ Cap Facility Profits at 5%, and Limit Executive Pay
    HBS Health Care Blog, April 2021 (Read full article)

In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers In America 2023

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 47 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS attorneys
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Amendments to Public Health Law Require Resident Health Care Facilities to Spend 70% of Revenue on “Direct Resident Care,” Cap Facility Profits at 5%, and Limit Executive Pay

Written by: T. Andrew Graham, Esq., Anthony Venditto, Esq., and Evan O’Hara, Esq. In February of 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that, as part of his effort to enact sweeping nursing home reform legislation, he would not sign a budget for the 2022 fiscal year into law unless it included legislation requiring nursing home facilities
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Hall Booth Smith Adds Three New Partners in New York City Office

NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome three experienced partners to its growing office in New York City as the firm expands its medical malpractice team. Anthony “Tony” Venditto is a Partner with three decades of experience in the courtroom. He has defended numerous hospitals, nursing
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