DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC, is a New York based boutique litigation Law Firm specializing in: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Employment Discrimination, Civil Rights Violations and Appeals in State and Federal Courts.

DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC offers reputable experience with proven results.*

AT DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC we are readily mindful of the myriad of choices one has in selecting an attorney. As such, it is our commitment to you to never lose sight of the honor and privilege to serve you and to protect your legal interests.

Law is supposed to make life simpler, clearer and more predictable. Of course, it doesn’t always feel that way – in fact, some lawyers seem to go out of their way to make it mysterious and intimidating. Not DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC. With 30 years’ experience, we’re one of the New York’s leading law firms. It’s our job to make the law work for you. That means being easy to talk to. It means using real language, not jargon. And it means doing everything we can to help you, or your business, get what you need. In other words, making law make sense.

The Industries we serve

Industrial & Consumer Products

The Consumer & Industrial Products Industry group provides integrated services to member firm clients across the entire value chain.


Manufacturers are often in the business of balancing trade-offs: revenue enhancement and cost containment; customization and standardization.

Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources specialists provide comprehensive, integrated solutions to all segments of the Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, Alternative Energy.

Public Sector

ConsultingWP brings an unmatched breadth and depth of public and private sector experience to help address your mission-critical needs.

Financial Services

Services industry specialists provide comprehensive, integrated solutions to the Banking & Securities, Insurance, and Investment Management sectors.

Real Estate

Real estate industry practice is a recognized leader in providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to the commercial.

Health Care & Life Sciences

Our professionals guide traditional health care and life science companies and new market entrants in navigating the complexities of the US.

Media and Technology

One of the world’s largest group of specialists respected for helping shape many of the world’s most recognized brands and helping those brands.

How we can help


Personal Injury

DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC handles personal injury cases including, but not limited to: automobile accidents, premise liability, slip and fall accidents, No Fault claims, insurance defense, municipality liability, medical malpractice, dental malpractice and wrongful death.

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Criminal Defense

DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC handles all areas of criminal cases (State and Federal) including, but not limited to: Assault, Robbery, Homicide, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Special Victims Cases and White Collar Crimes.  The Firm handles all misdemeanors and felonies including Grand Jury Presentments, Trials and Appeals.

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Employment Discrimination

DRUMMOND & SQUILLACE, PLLC handles all areas of employment discrimination and civil rights violations (State and Federal) including, but not limited to: unlawful termination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, race discrimination, gender discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, discrimination based upon religion and national origin, false arrest, false imprisonment and excessive force.

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STEPHEN L. DRUMMOND is a graduate of Wayland Baptist University.  Mr. Drummond obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Miami, School of Law.

            Prior to law school, Stephen L. Drummond served six years enlisted active duty in the United States Marine Corps where he attained the rank of Sergeant and served at Marine Corps Headquarters, the Pentagon and in the Offices of Public and Legislative Affairs.  Sergeant Drummond also served as a Marine Liaison at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii.  While on active duty in the Marine Corps, Sergeant Drummond was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal the Navy Achievement Medal for his service to this nation during the Persian Gulf War, the National Defense Medal, two awards of the Good Conduct Medal.

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JOANN SQUILLACE (Partner) is a 1997 cum laude graduate of Fordham University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Italian and International Studies.  In 2000, JoAnn Squillace obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree from New York Law School.   In 2007, Ms. Squillace earned her Master’s Degree, the Global Professional Masters in Business Administration (GPMBA), from Fordham University School of Business Administration with a concentration in Communications and Mass Media and International Business.   Ms. Squillace is bilingual in English and Italian.

Since April 2009 to April, 2013, Ms. Squillace also served as Law Clerk to the Village Justice and Acting Village Justice for the Village Court of the Incorporated Village of Freeport, New York.

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