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pasternack-richard cahill_3303Richard T. Cahill Jr., Partner

Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP

Attorney Location:
New York, New York

(800) 692-3717

Richard T. Cahill Jr., a partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers' compensation and volunteer firefighter benefits cases for the firm.

He received his undergraduate degree in History/Political Science from Mount Saint Mary College in 1993 and earned his juris doctorate degree in 1996 from Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and in the United States Federal District Court for the Northern District of New York. He previously served as the representative for the Ulster County Bar Association in the House of Delegates for the New York State Bar Association.

He previously served as a Fire Commissioner in the City of Kingston, New York from 2012-2016, and is an active social member of A.H. Wicks Engine & Truck Company, the oldest volunteer fire company in the City of Kingston. He served as Alderman and Minority Leader of the Kingston Common Council from 2006 to 2008.

For many years, he served as an Attorney Advisor for the Coleman High School Mock Trial Team. He is also a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He is a first degree black belt in judo.

Cahill has written four books. The first, entitled “Hauptmann's Ladder: A Step-by-Step Analysis of the Lindbergh Kidnapping,” has been described as "the definitive examination of the Lindbergh case" and was awarded the Gold Medal prize as 2014 IndieFab True Crime Book of the Year.

His second book, “Sidetracked, The Betrayal and Murder of Anna Kithcart,” was awarded the Honorable Mention prize as 2017 IndieFab True Crime Book of the Year.

His third book, “Deadly Grief,” was his first work of fiction.

His fourth and current book, “Snap Judgment,” was released in December 2022.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation

Awards & Honors

  • Hudson Valley’s Top Lawyers in Workers’ Compensation, Hudson Valley Magazine, 2023


  • Albany Law School, Albany, N.Y.
  • Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, N.Y.