Andrew S. Buzin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Buzin Law, P.C.
 | 111 Broadway, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 646-470-4878
Fax: 347-736-9490
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Andrew S. Buzin specializes in civil trial law, and takes cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death, employment and wage and hour law, and business litigation. He has earned significant verdicts at trial, including one for $28,000,000 involving a high school’s negligent supervision of a 14-year old cognitively impaired girl. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and has settled multi-million dollar cases throughout his career.

Mr. Buzin is also an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Before practicing in New York, Mr. Buzin spent four years at a Florida law firm focusing on general negligence cases, as well as those involving legal and accounting malpractice. He also managed over 100 individual asbestos claims.


Mr. Buzin graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 2003, and from the University of Miami School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration in Taxation in 2003. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the New York Bar, and he is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Business Litigation (20%)

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2014

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About Andrew Buzin

Admitted: 2007, New York

Professional Webpage: http://buzinlaw.com/attorney-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members., Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members., Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015-present
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, University of Miami School of Law
  • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyer, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Nation’s Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2003, University of Miami School of Law
  • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyer, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • The Melvin M. Belli Society, Fellow, 2011-present
  • Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • New York State Real Estate Broker’s License, 2010-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2010-present
  • Southern District of Florida, 2004
  • Southern District of New York, 2007
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2003-2004
  • Dade County Bar Association, Member, 2003-2006
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Young Lawyers Committee, 2013-present
  • Florida Bar, 2003
  • New York Bar, 2007
  • American Association for Justice (f/k/a American Trial Lawyers Association), Member, 2010-present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2008
  • Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2003-2006
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 2006-2008
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2006
  • Northern District of Florida, 2004
  • American Association for Justice (f/k/a American Trial Lawyers Association), Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section
  • Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association, Member, 2014-present
  • Dade County Bar Association, Schools Committee, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • New York State Unified Court System, Small Claims Arbitrator, 2015-present
  • New York University, Stern Fund Contributor, 2008-present
  • New York Public Library, Young Lions Member, 2008-2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "High/Low Agreements: How to Formulate Proper Language So As to Enforce/Protect What You Want to Achieve…It Is Not Simple," NYSTLI, New York, NY (March, 2018)
  • “The Success and Growth of the Personal Injury Lawyer: The Person and the Practice,” NYSTLI, New York, NY (May, 2013)
  • “Ammunition From Fraud In Medical Malpractice Cases.” AAJ Winter Convention, Phoenix, AZ (February 2012)
  • Turner, Bryana, “Sex-Parate But Equal? The Legality of Single-Sex Public Schools and Their Discriminatory Effect on Transgender Students,” 20 Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender 203 (2013) (commentator)
  • Jackson, Robert J. “Private Equity and Executive Compensation,” 60 U.C.L.A. L. Rev 638 (2013) (commentator)
  • Jackson, Robert J. (with David Rosenberg) “A New Model of Administrative Enforcement,” 93 Va. L. Rev. 1983 (2007) (commentator)
  • Fischler, Stan. “Bluelines: NHL Lacking Its Punch?” www.msgnetwork.com. December 16, 2002
  • Jackson, Robert J. “Tax Increment Financing: Alternatives for Philadelphia’s Urban Renewal,” Journal of City and State Public Affairs of the University of Pennsylvania, 1:1. Spring 2000. 40-52. (commentator)
  • Fischler, Stan. Cracked Ice: An Insider’s Look at the NHL. Chicago: Masters Press, 1999. (Acknowledgement)
  • Fischler, Stan. Metro Ice. New York: H&M Productions II, Inc., 1999

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $28,000,000 Verdict for Negligent Supervision/Negligent Security, Causing TBI and PTSD A 14-year old cognitively-impaired girl was allowed to leave school grounds and was led off campus by an older male student who raped her. Three months later, the school again failed to supervise the girl according to its “eyes on” policy, and she was savagely assaulted and battered in the girls’ locker room. The incident was video recorded by one of the assailant’s friends and posted on the internet. A Westchester County jury allowed the girl to recover $8 million for past pain and suffering, and $20 million for future pain and suffering., 2018
  • Torres v. Ashmawy, 24 Misc.3d 506, 875 N.Y.S.2d 781, 2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 29134
  • Faulks v. United States of America, 552 U.S. 809, 128 S.Ct. 38, 169 L.Ed.2d 10 (2007)
  • Berton v. Vassell, 2013 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 7327 (June 13, 2013)
  • In re Complaint of Messina, 574 F.3d 119 (2d Cir. 2009)
  • Sanderson v. Lonero Transit, Inc., 51 A.D.3d 764, 857 N.Y.S.2d 911 (2d Dept. 2008)
  • Curtin-Danner v. Powers, Queens Supreme Court, Index No. 704252/13; New York Law Journal - September 16, 2015
  • Ballek v. Aldana-Bernier, 100 A.D.3d 811 (2d Dep’t 2012)
  • Mendez-Rico v. Jain, New York Supreme Court, Index No. 116832/05; New York Law Journal - October 9, 2008
  • Sehnert v. New York City Transit Authority, 95 A.D.3d 463, 942 N.Y.S.2d 871 (1st Dep’t 2012)

Educational Background:

  • New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business New York, NY, Bachelor of Science, Majors: Finance and Management and Organizational Behavior, Minor: Political Science.
  • University of Miami Graduate School of Business, Coral Gables, FL, Master of Business Administration, Specialization: Tax Accounting, January 2003
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Office Location for Andrew S. Buzin

111 Broadway
Suite 1204
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 646-470-4878

Fax: 347-736-9490

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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