John M. Visco was selected by Super Lawyers for Upstate New York in the area of Personal Injury: Medical Malpractice Defense. Mr. Visco received a dual degree in History and English from Colgate University in 1990. He graduated cum laude from The Syracuse University College of Law in 1993 and was elected to the Justinian Honorary Law Society that same year. While attending law school, Mr. Visco participated in an internship program with New York State Supreme Court Justice Thomas J. Murphy and also provided legal services to indigent persons through the Syracuse University Clinical Law Program.
Mr. Visco has over 20 years of experience in defending and counseling institutional and individual health care providers. From 1993 to 1996, he was associated with the Syracuse law firm of Martin, Ganotis, Brown, Mould & Currie, P.C. where he specialized in medical malpractice litigation. Prior to joining Mr. Ricotta, Mr. Visco was a member of Brown & Tarantino, LLC where his practice focused on the representation of physicians, medical professionals, hospitals and nursing home facilities in medical malpractice claims, and health law issues including New York State Department of Health licensure proceedings. Presently, Mr. Visco continues to focus his practice on defending individual and institutional medical providers in malpractice litigation, and New York State Department of Health licensure matters. He also regularly counsels physicians and hospitals in health law and related regulatory issues.
Mr. Visco has extensive trial experience, successfully litigating numerous cases to verdict throughout the state. He regularly speaks on risk management and litigation issues at hospitals, nursing homes, and schools including the Graduate Nursing Program at Daemen College. Mr. Visco has presented continuing legal education programs for the New York State Bar Association, and Lorman Seminars. He has also lectured at the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Mr. Visco is a member of the New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.