Christopher Shishko

Mr. Shishko is a graduate of Stony Brook University, and of Touro Law Center, where he graduated summa cum laude, Salutatorian of the class of 2010 and was a member of Law Review. Mr. Shishko's areas of concentration are in Education Law, Municipal Law, General Counsel & Compliance, Labor & Employment Law, Construction Law, and Litigation. Mr. Shishko regularly advises municipal clients on the legal implications of various financial matters including the application of the tax cap, the impact of payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOTS) on school district budgeting procedures, the effect of tax certiorari proceedings, and the interpretation of various statutes which affect municipal finances. In addition, he advises clients with regard to legal compliance in procurement practices, competitive bidding, and awarding contracts under the General Municipal Law. Mr. Shishko also regularly presents to school boards, administrators, school employees, and outside practitioners on education-related legal compliance. Mr. Shishko also serves as a village prosecutor in the Village of Malverne where he resides.

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 2006
    B.A. – Political Science
  • Touro Law Center, Central Islip, New York, 2010 – J.D. summa cum laude, Salutatorian – Full Time Division


  • Touro Law Review: Member 2008-2010
  • Member, Board of Governors, Touro Law Center

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association - Member of Education Law Committee
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York Government Finance Officers' Association 

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