Barry S. Kantrowitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chestnut Ridge, NY

Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C.
747 Chestnut Ridge Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Phone: 845-356-2570
Fax: 845-356-4335
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%), Business Litigation (30%), Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Barry S. Kantrowitz is a partner at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C., in Chestnut Ridge, New York. In addition to handling the daily operations of the firm's non matrimonial litigation department, Mr. Kantrowitz focuses his practice of law in the areas of personal injury, corporate and complex commercial litigation, professional malpractice, criminal defense and commercial real estate. He serves Rockland County, Westchester County and Orange County in New York, as well as Bergen County in New Jersey.

Mr. Kantrowitz has represented individual claimants and both large and small companies against formidable corporate defendants. In a landmark injury case in 2008, he obtained a $9.2 million jury verdict in connection with the death of two teenagers at a construction site. Since that time, Mr. Kantrowitz has obtained a federal judgment in excess of $1.5 million against one of the largest privately held companies in the world and recovered more than $600,000 in an oppressive conduct case on behalf of a minority shareholder. Other notable cases include a $1,391,666 verdict in a medical malpractice case and the successful defense of an international corporation in a $40 million claim against a fire suppression subsidiary.

In recognition of his legal skills and high-professional standards, Mr. Kantrowitz has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an “Excellent” rating from his peers through Avvo. He earned his Juris Doctor cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1985 after graduating from Harpur College — Binghamton University, State University of New York, in 1982. While in law school, Mr. Kantrowitz was honored as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar and an Edward Hennessey Scholar. He is licensed to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Florida and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

*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.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

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, Non-Compete Agreements, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

About Barry S. Kantrowitz

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Rockland Community College Foundation Board, Officer
  • JCC Association of North America, Board Member

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Florida
  • New Jersey State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member


  • Boyajian vs. C&R Realty
  • Vesco vs. North Star Steel

Educational Background

  • Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton, 1982


  • JCC Rockland Founders Award, JCC Rockland, 2007
  • Super Lawyer” in New York, 2010-2014
  • Edward Hennessey Scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Paul J. Liacos Scholar, Boston University School of Law, 1985
  • “AV Preeminent”, Martindale Hubbell
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Office Location for Barry S. Kantrowitz

747 Chestnut Ridge Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977

Phone: 845-356-2570

Fax: 845-356-4335

Last Updated: 4/15/2021

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