Michael S. Levine

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Islandia, NY

Rappaport, Glass, Levine & Zullo, LLP
 | 1355 Motor Parkway, Islandia, NY 11749
Phone: 631-450-2057
Fax: 631-293-2918
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

With endless compassion, drive and ambition, Michael S. Levine represents those in the Nassau-Suffolk County area in personal injury cases related to brain injuries, construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, trucking accidents and wrongful death. As a partner at Rappaport, Glass, Levine, & Zullo LLP, he has gained a reputation of being tactical, experienced, spirited, hard-charging and unfailingly caring.

Former president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Levine is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Judicial Screening Committee and the Grievance Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, along with other federal and state courts.

For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, Mr. Levine earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has an Avvo “Superb” rating and was named by the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County as the “Man of the Year” in 2013. Before obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1983 from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, Mr. Levine obtained an undergraduate degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he was captain of the tennis team and on the dean’s list.

Mr. Levine has taken cases for large unions in New York and the Transit Workers Union, and is known as a friend of labor unions. A talented writer, he also regularly writes articles for legal journals and is mayor of Old Field, New York, his home town.

* 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2018

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About Michael Levine

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage: https://rglzlaw.com/michael-s-levine/

Honors and Awards:

  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, Suffolk County Pro Bono Foundation, 2005
  • Man of the Year, United Cerebral Palsy of Suffolk County, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, New York Magazine, 2010 - Present
  • One of the Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area, 2010 - present
  • One of New York's Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register, 2005 - Present
  • A+ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Immediate Past President, New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), 2014-2015
  • American Association of Justice
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Board of Directors, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Executive Board, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman, Labor Law Committee, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Secretary, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association's Grievance Committee and Judicial Screening Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Every year for about the last 10 years or so I have lectured before the Suffolk County Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute on my areas of expertise, including motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, and trial preparation and tactics.  I have authored numerous articles that have been published in various materials in these areas of my expertise.

Educational Background:

  • Hobart College, Honor: Dean's List Student, 1979
Office Location for Michael S. Levine

1355 Motor Parkway
Islandia, NY 11749

Phone: 631-450-2057

Fax: 631-293-2918

 

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Last Updated: 8/1/2018

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