Tel: (212) 355-7200
Mobile: (917) 226-1881

New York Office

450 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1408
New York, New York 10123

Rochester Office

140-A Metro Park
Rochester, NY 14623

Missouri Office

106 7th St. – Suite # 500
St. Joseph, Missouri 64501

Understanding and telling your story in a compelling and persuasive manner is something Donald Creadore does with exceptional skill. At some point in the attorney-client relationship each client realizes that Mr. Creadore knows as much as the client about the client’s affairs, making him uniquely qualified to serve as the client’s advocate. Whether in a courtroom, or in a boardroom, Mr. Creadore’s expertise in creating sensible and sensitive story themes, legal arguments and solutions, has proven highly effective.

Assignments include representation before Civil courts as well as before Regulatory and Administrative agencies, including ATFE, DOT, PHMSA, CPSC, OSHA, EPA. Also experienced in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, arbitration and mediation. Mr. Creadore is a court-trained and certified mediator, as well as a long-serving court-appointed arbitrator, all in New York County, New York. He is also retained in connection with business formation and consulting, in addition to legal issues relating to debt collection, trademarks, copyrights and patents, immigration, customs and import/export trade, personal injury claims/products liability, insurance defense, real estate and zoning.

Mr. Creadore’s ability to navigate the patchwork of regulations-to identify interrelationships as well as inconsistencies-has only brought success to his clients.

Mr. Creadore is comfortable in the courtroom, and for good reason. Upon graduating, in 1986, he worked for a Senior United States District Judge in the prestigious Southern District of New York; and, later on, his law partners included an appellate judge and former Congressman. Mr. Creadore has, himself, determined hundreds of small claims matters in the course of discharging his duties as an arbitrator in New York County’s busy small claims court. He is also a court trained and certified (New York) mediator. Mr. Creadore has worked as an associate of a New York Top 25 Law Firm before starting his own law firm in 1995, Kupferman & Creadore, P.C., and thereafter, Tunick Kupferman Creadore & Young, P.C.; and, in 2005, he left to start the Creadore Law Firm, P.C.

Mr. Creadore is admitted to the bars of the states of New York, Connecticut, Missouri and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He has argued appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the New York State Appellate Division (First Department and Second Department), and has appeared in the Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of New York, the Central District of California and the Eastern District of Nebraska. Mr. Creadore also regularly represents clients in administrative hearings, arbitrations and mediations throughout the United States, including, Iowa, Oregon, California, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Florida, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Texas and Wisconsin.


Co-author of the chapter on bills of particulars to Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, 1st Edition, New York County Lawyers’ Association, West’s New York Practice Series, 2002.
Mr. Creadore has authored the legal column for Fireworks Business since 2001.


Practising Law Institute – panelist
National Fireworks Association – speaker
American Pyrotechnics Association – speaker
International Fireworks Association – speaker (at invitation of

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Connecticut Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar
New York County Bar Association
Bar of the US Supreme Court
National Fireworks Association
American Pyrotechnics Association
International Fireworks Symposium
Pyrotechnics Guild International
American Fireworks Standards Laboratory
Pennsylvania Pyrotechnics Association
New Hampshire Fireworks Association


New York (1987); Connecticut (1988); District of Columbia (1992); United States Supreme Court (1995); Missouri (2010). Also admitted before the United States District Court for Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Western District of New York, District Court of New Jersey, pro hac vice; U.S.D.C., Central District of California, pro hac vice; U.S.D.C., District of Nebraska, pro hac vice.