Alan S. Ripka

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP
 | 900 Third Avenue, Suite 502
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-557-4777
Fax: 646-793-4777
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Senior partner at Alan Ripka & Associates, Alan S. Ripka represents clients in the New York City metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties. As an experienced and knowledgeable personal injury attorney, he has extensive trial experience, and as a former Assistant District Attorney he brought dozens of cases to a successful end. For the last five years, he has had the highest verdicts for New York State.

His practice areas include mass tort, products liability, medical malpractice, general negligence, consumer fraud, wrongful death and construction accidents. Passionate about protecting the rights of his clients and ensuring a successful future for them, Mr. Ripka is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. In California, Florida and New Jersey, he also holds a variety of pro hac vice appointments.

A regular consultant on programs such as Live with Nancy Grace on Court TV and CNN Headline News, Mr. Ripka has had several cases that resulted in awards of well over a million dollars. Currently he is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association’s Board of Directors, the American Bar Association and the Medical Malpractice Hall of Fame.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Ripka was accepted to Quinnipiac University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1990. Since then, he has been advocating for the rights of the injured and their families. He is known for his extensive trial experience, knowledge of the law and commitment to the legal profession.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (10%)

Focus Areas


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011, 2014 - 2019

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About Alan Ripka

Admitted: 1990, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Medical Malpractice Hall of Fame, Member
  • Recognized for excellence and achievement by the legal community as a Top Attorney of New York Metro, as reported by The New York Times, 2017
  • New York Magazine recognized Alan Ripka as one of New York’s top personal injury litigators in 2011
  • Named a “Super Lawyer” year after year in the Annual List of Top Attorneys published by Thompson Reuters
  • CNN Headline News, Legal Consultant
  • Court TV’s Live with Nancy Grace, Legal Consultant

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bronx Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of New York
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New York
  • Board of Directors for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Former Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • FBI Citizens Academy, Volunteer

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Workable Wisdom: A Seasoned Litigator’s Advice for Refining Client Advocacy” was published in the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute publication, The Bill Of Particulars
  • “Standard Operating and Procedures Manual for Personal Injury”


  • Meet Our Attorneys, 2012


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Educational Background:

  • Stony Brook University
Office Location for Alan S. Ripka

900 Third Avenue
Suite 502
New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-557-4777

Fax: 646-793-4777

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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