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Ivette Molinares-Emanuel

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Ivette Molinares-Emanuel

Senior Associate

Phone: (631) 232-0200

Fax: 631-232-1305


Ivette Molinares-Emanuel is a Senior Associate attorney at Fumuso Christesen LLP, with over 20 years’ experience in the defense of Medical Malpractice matters. Ivette handles all aspects of case management from the inception of a case through trail and post-trial motion practice and appeals. She handles the most complex of medical malpractice litigation in all specialty fields, representing physicians, hospitals, professional entities, nurses, physician assistants, and other health care related professionals. Ivette has successfully resolved matters either through settlement negotiations, mediations, or dispositive motion practice. Her appellate experience includes oral arguments for the appellate division, second department.

Before joining Fumuso Christesen LLP, Ivette was a partner at another leading medical malpractice defense firm. She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and a former member of the Bar of the State of New Jersey. She is also a member of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association. Ivette is fluent in Spanish.



  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Best Oral Advocate- Legal Methods
  • St. John’s University , Jamaica
    • B.S. – 1990
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Long Island Hispanic Bar Association , Member, Present

Past Positions

  • Vardaro & Associates LLP, Senior Associate , 03/2014 to 04/2022
  • Gabriele, Marano, LLP, Partner, 1997 to 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Island Harvest, 2020 to Present
  • The ALS Association


  • English
  • Spanish