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Vishnick McGovern Milizio Welcomes Attorneys Thomas Weiss and Barbara Hutter

Vishnick McGovern Milizio Welcomes Attorneys Thomas Weiss and Barbara Hutter

Vishnick McGovern Milizio proudly welcomes attorneys Thomas Weiss and Barbara Hutter to the team.

Thomas Weiss joins as a counsel in VMM’s Litigation Department, focusing on commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and family law. He can be reached at tweiss@vmmlegal.com and 516.437.4385 x146.

Barbara Hutter joins as an associate in VMM’s Litigation Department, focusing on Personal Injury and Real Estate Litigation. She can be reached at bhutter@vmmlegal.com and 516.437.4385 x128.

The VMM team is excited to have these seasoned attorneys join us. Both are outstanding lawyers with strong track records who will help us better serve our clients.


Thomas Weiss Thomas Weiss

Prior to joining VMM, Mr. Weiss led his own firm as a sole practitioner in Garden City, New York. An accomplished attorney, he has over 20 years of trial experience at both the state and federal levels.

Mr. Weiss began his career as in-house counsel for a property management company in New York City, where he was responsible for all legal matters concerning commercial and residential properties. His experience in this area includes overseeing all compliance issues, negotiating and drafting residential and commercial leases and other contracts, and resolving disputes in and out of court.

Mr. Weiss has worked for several litigation boutiques, where he handled all phases of complex commercial litigation, from motion to trial. He has also represented parties in divorce and family matters.

Mr. Weiss is selected to the prestigious peer-reviewed Martindale-Hubbell, where he was awarded the 2021 “Client Champion: Gold” distinction, given to less than 4% of MH attorneys. He is an Avvo 5-star reviewed member and Clients’ Choice honoree.


Barbara Hutter Barbara Hutter

Prior to joining VMM, Ms. Hutter honed her investigative and advocacy skills as a prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in the Trial and Appellate Divisions for 18 years.

As an Assistant District Attorney, she investigated and litigated over 900 cases, including the most serious and sensitive violent crimes, interviewed thousands of witnesses, and examined countless documentary and physical pieces of evidence. She tried many cases to verdict and argued several appellate matters.

Following, Ms. Hutter spent over two years as an associate with a boutique personal injury firm focusing on catastrophic injuries and wrongful death matters.

A highly skilled attorney with over 20 years of litigation experience, Ms. Hutter brings her vast and sharp skills to advocate on behalf of VMM’s clients.