Marcelo A. Buitrago

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Dankner Milstein, PC
 | 41 East 57th Street, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-751-8000
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Dankner Milstein, P.C., Marcelo A. Buitrago provides dedicated legal representation to injured people in Manhattan, New York, as well as throughout New York City and the rest of the state. He focuses his practice on personal injury, generally handling cases that involve automobile accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, lead paint litigation, police brutality, improper security and other negligence-related matters. He speaks Spanish and conversational French.

In 2000, Mr. Buitrago earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business. He then went on to receive his law degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Early in his career, Mr. Buitrago gained valuable experience at two major litigation firms. He draws on this knowledge to help him advocate on behalf of his clients. While Mr. Buitrago endeavors to negotiate acceptable settlements when possible, he is not afraid to fight for his clients’ rights in cases when the other side will not budge. Taking a customized approach to each case he handles, he strives to always do what is best for his clients. Over the course of Mr. Buitrago’s career, he has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. His commitment to providing quality representation has gained him the respect of his clients and his peers. Mr. Buitrago has a “Superb” rating through Avvo, and has received the Clients' Choice Award for 2014 and 2015.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Buitrago. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

 
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

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, 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

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Marcelo Buitrago

Admitted 2005, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.danknermilstein.com/attorneys/marcelo-buitrago/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Clients' Choice Award, 2015
  • Clients' Choice Award, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York Bar, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, Unique Challenges of Jury Selection in High Profie Cases, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University, Business Administration in Finance
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Office Location for Marcelo A. Buitrago

41 East 57th Street
36th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-751-8000

 

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Last Updated: 1/13/2017

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