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“The joy of my day is being able to put a smile on someone’s face who has had their lives dramatically changed by someone’s careless act. I work hard and strive to be a line of defense for my clients in order to ensure they are made whole again.
Giovanni was born and raised in New York and was able to achieve results early in his career as a New York litigator. He has brought that success with him to Hughes & Coleman and continues to use his experience as a litigator to ensure the best results for his clients. No issue is too complex for Giovanni to resolve.

Giovanni attended high school in Suffolk County, New York. From an early age, Giovanni knew he wanted to be an attorney who helped out the less fortunate. Following high school, he gained his undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Binghamton University, where he graduated with honors. He obtained a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science in 2003. After undergraduate, Giovanni attended the Pace University School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006. He graduated with honors and the Carl A. Vergari Excellence in Criminal Law Award.

From there, Giovanni began practicing law at a general practice firm, focusing mainly on criminal defense in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and has always championed for his clients. Giovanni has tried several high profile cases and has been named a SuperLawyers Rising Star from 2015-2018. Giovanni currently oversees Hughes & Coleman’s Pre-Litigation Department and Tennessee Litigation Department.

In his spare time, Giovanni spends time with his family; wife Crystal, daughter Antonia Rose, and sons Teodoro James and Giovanni Biagio.  He, along with his wife, also tend to their 4 dogs, 1 cat, and 30 chickens.  Giovanni is a member of the State Bars of Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and New York.

  • State University of New York at Binghamton University
  • Pace University School of Law
  • State Bar of Kentucky
  • State Bar of Tennessee
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of New York
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

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