Advocating on behalf of victims of negligence in New York and the surrounding areas, David B. Golomb has a reputation as a fierce litigator who stops at nothing to recover maximum compensation. As principal at the Law Offices of David B. Golomb, he solely focuses on handling personal injury cases involving issues such as medical malpractice and defective products.
One of Mr. Golomb’s most notable cases involved a 29-year-old worker who fell and became paralyzed from the waist down. In that case, Mr. Golomb secured a $50.5 million verdict. Other accomplishments include obtaining the largest pretrial, individual personal injury settlement against New York City and the highest verdict across the state.
For these and other accomplishments, Mr. Golomb holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has an Avvo “Superb” rating.
A former public defender, Mr. Golomb has been practicing law for 41 years. Prior to earning his license, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University in 1970, going on to receive a law degree from St. John’s University School of Law.
As past president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Golomb remains active in that group as well as in the rest of the legal community through memberships with the American Association for Justice, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Public Justice, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.
Outside his practice, Mr. Golomb is on the board of directors for Trial Lawyers Care, an organization he co-founded that provides pro bono services for victims and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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