Raymond A. Selvaggio

Raymond A. Selvaggio is a member of the law firm of Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC formerly known as Augello, Pezold & Hirschmann, P.C. Mr. Selvaggio's practice concentrates in litigation and transactional matters related to transportation and administrative law. His practice also includes general commercial litigation, real estate, wills, trusts and estate administration. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School and is a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association, as well as the New York State, Suffolk County and American Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court as well as several Circuit Courts of Appeal and Federal District Courts. He is also General Counsel to the Transportation & Logistics Council, Inc.


  • New York (1991);
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1997);
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit (1997);
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (1997);
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eleventh Circuit(1994);
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit (1996);
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit (1998);
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York (1993);
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York (1993);
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York (1993);
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York (1996);
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1997).


State University of New York at Albany (B.S., cum laude, 1987)
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1990)


  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Traffic Club of New York, Inc.

Reported Cases

  • Humboldt Express, Inc. v. The Wise Co., Inc. (In re Apex Express), 190 F.3d 624 (4th Cir. 1999);
  • Rushton v. American Pacific Wood (In re Americana Expressways, Inc.), 133 F.3d 752 (10th Cir. 1997);
  • Hargrave v. United Wire Hanger Corp., 73 F.3d 36 (3rd Cir. 1996);
  • Ring v. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. (In re B.C.B. Dispatch, Inc.), 2091 B.R. 629 (Bankr. W.D.N.Y. 1996);
  • St. Johnsbury Trucking Company, Inc. v. Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc., 191 B.R. 22 (S.D.N.Y. 1996).

Practice Areas

Transportation Law; Administrative Law; Real Estate; General Practice.