Rolando C. Delacruz

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Rolando C. Delacruz

Mineola

Tel (516) 294-2014

Fax (516) 294-2006

Bio

Rolando C. Delacruz is an associate in the Long Island office of Rawle & Henderson LLP. He focuses his practice on medical professional liability, employment relations, product liability, casualty, premises liability and insurance coverage.

Rolando earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, in 2014. While attending law school, he was a law clerk for the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Chicago in the Summer of 2012. He placed first in the 1L Mock Trial Competition in March 2012. In addition, Rolando was a member of the law school's Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Council in the Fall of 2012 and served as Associate Barrister of the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board in the Spring of 2013. He participated in the AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition and the ABA Labor and Employment Law Competition.

He earned his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas – Pan American in 2010. He was on the Dean's List, Second Honors, in the Spring of 2010 and the Fall of 2008. While he attended UTPA, Rolando was an intern for Texas Rio Grand Legal Aid from August to December 2010. He served as President of the Mock Trial Organization and Captain of the Mock Trial Competition Team. He won the All Region Attorney Award at the American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament in February 2011.

Rolando is admitted to practice in New York, Illinois, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Prior to joining Rawle & Henderson LLP, Rolando was an attorney with a labor, employment and benefits litigation law firm on Long Island. 

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Illinois

Court Admissions

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

Education

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, J.D. 2014
  1st Place, 1L Mock Trial Competition, March 2012
  JMLS Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Council, Member, Fall 2012
  JMLS Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Board, Associate Barrister, Spring 2013
  AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition, Participant, March 2013 and March 2014
  ABA Labor and Employment Law Competition, Participant, November 2013
  Phi Alpha Delta, Member, September 2012-May 2014


University of Texas – Pan American, B.A., Philosophy, 2010
  UTPA Mock Trial Organization, President, August 2009-December 2010
  UTPA Mock Trial Competition Team, Captain, August 2008-December 2010
  AMTA Regional Tournament, All Region Attorney Award, February 2011
  Dean’s List (Second Honors), Spring 2010 and Fall 2008