Mr. Sacket received his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law in 2002 and a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University in 1999. He holds the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Rating AV® Preeminent, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability, and was named to the 2015, 2016, and 2017 New York Metro Area "Rising Star" lists. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Mr. Sacket has also been rated as one of New York’s Top Ranked Lawyers by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell every year since 2015.
Mr. Sacket regularly counsels his clients on risk management and presents seminars tailored to their specific practices.
Since his admission to the Bar, Mr. Sacket has practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, professional liability litigation, environmental liability, including asbestos related matters, general liability, insurance defense litigation and medical malpractice. He is the presently the Co-Chairperson of the Design Professional Group, which focuses on the defense of architects, engineers and related design professionals.
Mr. Sacket's broad-based experience in these areas range from drafting and negotiating contracts, litigating complex multi-party construction claims, including personal injury actions, labor law claims and delay claims, and arbitrating and mediating construction related disputes. Mr. Sacket also represents a variety of clients in general and commercial matters, as well as day camps and residential overnight camps.
Mr. Sacket is a member of the New York State Bar Association, New York County Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association and American Bar Association. As a member of the New York State Bar Association, he served a term on the Executive Committee for the Young Lawyers Section and as the section's liaison to the Commercial and Federal Litigation section.
Mr. Sacket regularly counsels his clients on risk management and presents seminars tailored to their specific practices. He has also authored several articles for numerous publications and newsletters, including, most recently, “Pitfalls in Architect of Record/Design Architect Projects”, “What is your (Cyber) Plan”, “Epi-Pens at Camp, A Necessity and Potential Liability Nightmare”, “Is it Time for an Affidavit of Merit Requirement against Design Professionals in New York?” and “Mechanic’s Liens- What a Design Professional Needs to Know”.
Mr. Sacket is admitted to practice before the Courts of the States of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.