Richard Ferrante is a graduate of the State University of New Yew York at Albany, Albany, NY. Mr. Ferrante received his law degree from the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains, New York.
Upon graduating law school, Mr. Ferrante was appointed as an Assistant District Attorney in the Westchester County District Attorney's Office by District Attorney Carl Vergari. Mr. Ferrante was assigned to several different branch offices, including the Mount Vernon branch. In that capacity, Mr. Ferrante prosecuted hundreds of misdemeanors and felonies.
In 2001, Mr. Ferrante was a founding member of the law firm of Quinn, Ferrante, and Mellea. That firm had been General Counsel to the Yonkers Police Association, the largest police department in the County of Westchester, and the New York City Police Department Sergeant's Benevolent Association. Additionally, Mr. Ferrante represented police officers in administrative and criminal proceedings in numerous jurisdictions. Mr. Ferrante has also represented Court Officers and Corrections Officers from the County and State systems in a variety of legal matters.
In 2015, Mr. Ferrante was a founding member of the law firm of Ferrante & Siddiqui, LLP, with Saad Siddiqui, Esq. Mr. Ferrante maintains a diversified practice including criminal, personal injury, negligence, and real estate law.
Mr. Ferrante is admitted to practice in New York State.