Bridget O'Toole, Esq.

Contact Info

Practice Areas

  • Civil
  • Environmental

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in History, SUNY University at Albany
  • Juris Doctor, Albany Law School

Admissions

  • New York State
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

Bridget is a Senior Associate Attorney with the Zoghlin Group. She focuses primarily on environmental and land use litigation: representing individuals, businesses and community groups in New York State and Federal Courts and before various municipal boards. Bridget’s experience also includes appellate practice.

Bridget is admitted to practice in New York, the United States District Courts of the Western and Northern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

A Rochester native, Bridget obtained her juris doctorate from Albany Law School and holds a bachelor of arts in History from the State University of New York, University at Albany. She is also an alumnae of Nazareth Academy.

Outside of the office, Bridget volunteers with the Rochester Teen Court as an attorney mediator. In 2016, she was recognized by the Daily Record as an Up & Coming Attorney.

  • Co-Chair of the Monroe County Bar Association Environmental Law Committee.
  • Treasurer of the Monroe County Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Section.
  • Member of the Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys, Monroe County, New York State and American Bar Associations.
  • Served on the Monroe County Bar Association’s Academy of Law.
  • 2016 Albany Law School Hot Topics in Law – Rochester Edition. Topic: “Using Social Media Ethically.”
  • 2015 Learning from Environmental Horror Stories. Mediator: “Perils & Pitfalls of Environmental Practice.”
  • 2015 Environmental Law for Non Environmental Lawyers. Topic: “What is SEQRA & Who Does What?"”
  • Chart v. Town of Parma, 2014 WL 4923166 (WDNY 2014)(Court found that pesticide contaminated topsoil relocated from a former apple orchard to town park was solid waste under RCRA).
  • Bridget O’Toole, Regulation of Pesticide Residue as Solid Waste under RCRA, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources: The Year in Review 2015 at 95 (2016).
  • Volunteer Attorney Mediator, Rochester Teen Court