Mitchell J. Sassower

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: 2007 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mitchell J. Sassower is the managing partner of Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., one of the premier personal injury law firms serving the New York City area and Long Island. Long recognized as both a shrewd negotiator and one of the city’s top personal injury attorneys, Mr. Sassower focuses on representing plaintiffs in trials and appeals involving medical negligence claims, injuries caused by defective products and various types of accidents, including construction accidents.

Mr. Sassower holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a past recipient of the prestigious "Attorney of the Year" award bestowed annually by the Institute of Jewish Humanities. He serves on the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and remains an active member of the New York County Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice as well. He has written and lectured extensively on topics related to his practice, including the topics of construction accidents and law firm management.  He is the author of an article ("Recent Labor Law 240 Decisions Don't Go Far Enough in Protecting Workers") that was published in the New York Law Journal on January 30, 2012.

*AV Pree of an articleminent 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%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

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

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation: Construction Defects

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2016

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About Mitchell Sassower

Admitted 1976, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.als-lawyers.com/Bio/MitchellSassower.asp

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1977
  • New York, 1976
  • Member, Board of Directors, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lectured on Law Office Management

Representative Clients:

  • Spaulding v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 271 A.D.2d 316 (1st Dept. 2000)
  • Parrelli v. City of New York, 277 A.D.2d 167 (1st Dept. 2000)
  • Rizzo v. Hellman Elec. Corp., 281 A.D.2d 258 (1st Dept. 2001)
  • Cruz v. Turner Construction Co., 279 A.D.2d 322 (1st Dept. 2001)
  • Brandl v. Ram Builders, Inc., 7 A.D.3d 655 (2nd Dept. 2004)

Educational Background:

  • Queens College, Queens, New York, B.A., 1972
Office Location for Mitchell J. Sassower

20 Vesey St
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-732-4992

 

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Last Updated: 4/7/2016

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