Meet Troy Rosasco

Troy Rosasco, Founding Partner and 9/11 Attorney

Troy G. Rosasco is one of the leading 9/11 attorneys in the nation. Troy was recently selected by his peers as a 2018 and 2019 “Super Lawyer” for his representation of 9/11 first responders, residents, and workers of Lower Manhattan who were exposed to toxins below Canal Street. Additionally, he has represented survivors of the attacks at the Pentagon.

Troy is a founding partner of Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP, and he has been representing 9/11 victims and their families since October of 2001. If you have become ill as a result of exposure to the air at Ground Zero, Troy understands your health concerns and has the experience to get you the compensation and health care you deserve from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP). He has wide experience in helping clients coordinate all claims associated with the Victim Compensation Fund, including Social Security Disability and other benefits. 

Troy Rosasco

Troy’s Impact in the 9/11 Community

When other lawyers need to learn about the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, they turn to Troy G. Rosasco. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law, where he has taught about the VCF. He frequently lectures to other attorneys and courts about the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and the World Trade Center Health Program. 

Troy always tries to listen and speak to his clients personally:

“As sad as my job can be at times, it also gives me great satisfaction to give clients and their families a leg up when they are up against the wall, either economically, medically, or both. I recently represented a 9/11 laborer who worked at Ground Zero for almost six months. He suffered from a 9/11-related lung disease known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, or COPD. Prior to our law firm getting him his 9/11 compensation award, he was living in his “storage unit” and was washing up each day at a local McDonald’s. When we called him to tell him his money was on the way, he was so grateful and appreciative on the phone. This all happened on a Friday. It made my weekend, and reminded me why my law firm does 9/11 claims. We make a difference in the lives of the heroes who rebuilt New York City after 9/11.”

This same compassion and pride is shared among all of the 9/11 attorneys at Turley Hansen & Rosasco, LLP.

Troy's Impact in the Legal Community

As a 9/11 attorney, Troy wrote his first legal article about 9/11 benefits in October of 2001, and he continued to write about the Zadroga Act through 2018. In addition, Newsday, Fox News, ABC, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and Telecare TV have interviewed him and his clients on matters related to 9/11-related cancer claims. 

Troy is an elected Fellow in the National College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, a member of the National Workplace Injury Litigation Group (WILG), a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives (NOSSCR), a former vice-chairman of the New York Workers’ Compensation Alliance, a former member of the Board of Directors of the New York Injured Workers’ Bar Association, and a member of the Nassau County Bar Association Attorney Grievance Committee. Troy also chaired the 2017–2018 Suffolk County Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Law Committee. 

In addition to being one of our 9/11 attorneys, Troy is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. In his community, Troy is a member of the local Boy Scout Governing Council and is a former elected school board member. 

 

Helping 9/11 Victims and Families

Troy Rosasco has been helping 9/11 victims and families navigate the Zadroga Act, including both the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program for many years, helping many get the payouts and care they need.

Education

  • B.S., Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 1985
  • J.D., St John’s University School of Law, 1989

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