Kateryna Stupnevich

Kateryna Stupnevich joined Cornell Grace, P.C. in 2024. Ms. Stupnevich has extensive litigation experience and focuses her practice on construction accidents and New York Labor Law claims, premises liability and product liability, as well as insurance coverage disputes.

Prior to joining Cornell Grace, P.C., Ms. Stupnevich worked at a regional firm, defending corporate and individual clients against complex high-value claims, involving catastrophic injuries and significant commercial losses.

Ms. Stupnevich was recognized as a New York Metro Rising Star in 2023 and 2024.

Katina Despas-Barous

Katina Despas-Barous joined Cornell Grace, P.C. in 2019.  Mrs. Despas-Barous has been admitted to practice law for more than twenty five years.  She has extensive experience representing municipalities, and private corporations including contractors and property owners sued under the New York State Labor Law since 1998.  In addition to construction law, Katina has successfully advocated for clients in the areas of premises liability, automobile liability, and toxic tort liability.

Katina began her career representing plaintiffs, making her uniquely capable of providing our clients with both plaintiff and defense-oriented views of a specific case at its inception.