D. Carl Lustig, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Arye Lustig & Sassower P.C.
 | 20 Vesey St, Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-732-4992
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (0%)
Attorney Profile

D. Carl Lustig III is a member of Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., one of the premier personal injury law firms representing clients in New York City area and Long Island courts. Mr. Lustig focuses on personal injury trials and appeals for plaintiffs who have suffered devastating losses due to accidents of all types, medical malpractice and defective products. His primary area of concentration is construction accident litigation under the New York State Labor Law.

Mr. Lustig enjoys a well-deserved reputation as one of the top trial lawyers in New York City and has many seven-figure verdicts to his credit. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the American Board of Trial Advocates and several other legal associations. He holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and is a past recipient of the prestigious "Attorney of the Year" award bestowed annually by the Institute of Jewish Humanities. Mr. Lustig serves on the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, lectures extensively for various entities and has authored numerous articles on topics related to his practice.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation (40%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (0%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation: Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2016

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About Carl Lustig, III

Admitted 1979, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.als-lawyers.com/Attorneys/D-C-Lustig-Iii.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Rated AV (Top Rating) by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized as Lawyer of the Year by the Institute of Jewish Humanities

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
  • New York, 1979
  • New York City Trial Lawyers Association - Vice President
  • Member of the Tort Advisory Committee for Supreme Court, New York County
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association, 1979 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, 1983 - Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured by invitation for the New York City Bar in their Continuing Legal Education program on Civil Trial Practice. Topics lectured on: Opening Statements, Direct Examinaions, and Summations., Lecturer/Speaker, Civil Trial Practice, 2012
  • Lectured for the Continuing Legal Education program on civil trial practice. Topics: Opening Statements, Direct Examination and Summations., Speaker, Civil Trial Practice, New York City Bar, 2011
  • Speaker at the New York State Judicial Conference
  • Lectured for the St. John's University School of Law on Alternate Dispute Resolution/Mediation in Personal Injury cases
  • Lectured for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy program at Hofstra University School of Law on Trial Techniques

Representative Clients:

  • Smith v. Spinoccia, 501 N.Y.S.2d 99 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1986)
  • Costello by Hines v. Marchese, 524 N.Y.S.2d 232 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1988)
  • Guillory v. Nautilus Real Estate, Inc., 208 A.D.2d 336 (1st Dept. 1995)
  • Yu Xiu Deng v. A.J. Contracting Co., Inc., 255 A.D.2d 202 (1st Dept. 1998)
  • Arce v. 1133 Bldg. Corp., 257 A.D.2d 515 (1st Dept. 1999)
  • Brandl v. Ram Builders, Inc., 7 A.D.3d 655 (2nd Dept. 2004)
  • Urbina v. 26 Court Street Assocs., LLC., 46 A.D. 3d 268 (1st Dept. 2007)
  • Callan Structure Tone, Inc., 52 A.D. 3d. 334 (1st Dept. 2008)

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Bachelor of Science, Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Office Location for D. Carl Lustig, III

20 Vesey St
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-732-4992

 

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Last Updated: 7/1/2016

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