Jordan Merson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Merson Law, PLLC
 | 150 East 58th Street, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10155
Phone: 212-257-3955
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of Merson Law, PLLC, Jordan Merson has developed a reputation as one of the top litigators for his clients in New York City, the New York metropolitan area and throughout the state. Mr. Merson divides his practice among the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury and employment law matters. His cases include those involving catastrophic torts, wrongful death, class actions, birth injury, brain damage, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, defective products, workplace discrimination, wrongful termination and workplace harassment.

Mr. Merson has extensive experience litigating cases valued in excess of $1 million and many of the cases that he was worked on have settled for more than $10 million.  When insurance companies have refused to settle, Mr. Merson has taken these cases to trial and helped his clients sercure recoveries in excess of $1 million.  Mr. Merson has received numerous awards and accolades for his hard work and accomplishments, including being selected to New York Law Journal's Hall of Fame for medical malpractice verdicts.  Less than twenty lawyers in all of New York State were given this honor.  Mr. Merson has also been included in the National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, ALM's top verdicts and settlements and the top verdicts in New York State published by New York Magazine. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Merson has received the top possible rating of "Superb" in the legal specialties of personal injury, medical malpractice, birth injury, brain injury and labor and employment through Avvo.

Mr. Merson completed his undergraduate education at Boston University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in communications in 2002. He then attended Fordham University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Mr. Merson was a partner at a New York City civil litigation firm before founding Merson Law, PLLC.

Mr. Merson is an active member in several legal organizations, including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association. He has served as a committee member for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's E-Discovery Working Group since 2011.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability

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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Jordan Merson

Admitted: 2006, New York

Professional Webpage: www.mersonlaw.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America is an invitation only organization of many of the finest lawyers in the country.  , Best Attorneys, Best Attorneys in America, 2017
  • The Global Directory of Who's Who is a premier business networking organization. We honor professional excellence worldwide., Lawyer of the Year, Who's who, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyersfrom across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • One of 20 Highest Verdicts in all of New York State, 2014
  • Verdicts Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice, New York Law Journal
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers - An invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers.
  • Top 25 settlements in New York State, New York Magazine
  • Appointed to Judge Pfau's New York State Office of Court Administration Committee on Electronic Discovery 

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in Washington, D.C.
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania
  • Licensed in New Jersey

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • District of Columbia
  • Washington
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Member, New York State E Discovery Committee, 2011 - Present
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2013 - Present
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association, 2010 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Vicarious Liability, CLE, 2013

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $14.4 million for Queens family whose child suffered brain damage , 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • ALM Top Jury Verdicts in New York State, 2015
  • Largest personal injury verdict for all of Westchester County for at least a five year period
  • New York Law Journal's Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, Bachelor of Science in Communications, magna cum laude
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Office Location for Jordan Merson

150 East 58th Street
34th Floor
New York, NY 10155

Phone: 212-257-3955

 

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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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