Abram I. Bohrer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Aviation & Aerospace Attorney in New York, NY

Law Office of Bohrer & Lukeman
 | 5 Columbus Circle, 1790 Broadway, Suite 1501
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-406-4232
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Aviation and Aerospace (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Abram I. Bohrer is the founder of the Law Office of Bohrer & Lukeman in New York, New York. Mr. Bohrer has dedicated his career to representing the victims of aviation accidents and other disasters. His exceptional track record includes successfully litigating claims against more than a dozen major domestic and international airlines and aircraft manufacturers.

Mr. Bohrer has participated in several landmark cases, including the high-profile suit against American Airlines and Airbus following the 2011 crash of Flight 587. In addition, he has pioneered passenger’s rights litigation involving the Warsaw Convention, the treaty governing international commercial air travel.

In addition to aviation disaster litigation, Mr. Bohrer handled high-profile cases involving the 2003 Staten Island Ferry crash and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. His practice also includes complex personal injury cases, and he has recovered millions of dollars in damages for victims of car accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, defective products, drugs and medical devices, nursing home abuse and police assault.

Mr. Bohrer is a member of the state bars of New York and New Jersey, and he is a frequent lecturer on trial practice and torts law. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association, for which he has served as the vice-chairman of the Aviation and Space Law Committee, Tort Law Section.

Mr. Bohrer received a B.A. in economics from George Washington University in 1987. He graduated from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1991, where he won the Best Oral Advocate award and remained on the Dean’s List for all three years.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Aviation and Aerospace (60%)

Personal Injury - General (40%)


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Abram Bohrer

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.flightinjury.com/about-us/attorney-bio

Honors and Awards:

  • Cum Laude, Touro Law Center, 1991
  • Dean's List, Touro Law Center, 1989
  • American Jurisprudence Award, 1989
  • Dean's List, Touro Law Center, 1990
  • Member, Law Review, Touro Law Center, 1990
  • Dean's List, Touro Law Center, 1991
  • Top 100 Attorneys, 2009
  • "Aviation on Trial" program in New York City, American Bar Association's, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2001 - Present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, 2006 - Present
  • New Jersey, 1991
  • New York, 1992
  • Vice-Chairman, Aviation and Space Law Committee, Tort Law Section, American Bar Association, 2004-2005
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2004 - 2005

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Civil Forfeiture and its Effect on the Presumption of Innocence, Touro Law Review, 1991
  • The Montreal Convention and Personal Injury Cases in Airline Travel, LAWLINE CLE PROGRAM, 2010
  • Personal Injury Practice in Federal Court, Federal Discovery, 1999
  • Summation in an Aviation Accident Trial, AVIATION ON TRIAL, 2009
  • Guest Lecturer, Products Liability, Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College
  • Lecturer and Panelist in Federal Discovery, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, April, 1999

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $3 Million Settlement for Plaintiff, Castro v. The City of New York
  • Verdict, $1,663,871.15 for Plaintiff, Molodtsov v. The State of New York

Representative Clients:

  • Confidential Settlement, In Re Crash at Belle Harbor New York
  • Verdict and appellate decision for Plaintiff, Magan v. Lufthansa German Airlines, Case Citation 339 F.3d 158(2d. Cir 2002)

Educational Background:

  • George Washington University, B.A., in Economics, 1987
Office Location for Abram I. Bohrer

5 Columbus Circle
1790 Broadway, Suite 1501
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-406-4232


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Last Updated: 6/21/2017

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