Arthur M. Luxenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Weitz & Luxenberg, PC
 | 700 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Phone: 866-390-0866
Fax: 212-344-5461
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a founder and member of Weitz & Luxenberg, PC, Arthur M. Luxenberg represents clients in New York City, New York, and across the country. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury law cases, including those that involve mesothelioma and exposure to asbestos.

In 1981, Mr. Luxenberg graduated with the highest honors and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. He then attended the Yeshiva University Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, receiving a Juris Doctor in 1984.

Exposure to asbestos can have lifelong and deadly effects. Having seen firsthand the damage done by asbestos-related illnesses, Mr. Luxenberg is a fierce advocate for his clients. He treats every case as a top priority, giving clients personalized attention and his commitment to helping them receive compensation for their damages. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Luxenberg is ready to battle through even the most complex cases.

In one of his largest successes, Mr. Luxenberg led an appellate case, the result of which was the court's affirmation that victims of asbestos exposure still could file a lawsuit after the statute of limitations had expired. He also represented passengers of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in their claims against the ship's owner after it was hijacked by terrorists. As a testament to these and other accomplishments, Mr. Luxenberg has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

A published author, Mr. Luxenberg is a member of the American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association and Public Justice.

When he is not at his practice, Mr. Luxenberg serves as a chair for the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School and the United Soup Kitchens. He also supports a number of charitable organizations and causes, including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Products
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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About Arthur Luxenberg

Admitted: 1985, New York

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  • One of the two Alumni of the Year from Cardozo Law, 2014
  • Best Lawyer annually since 2008
  • New York "Super Lawyer" every year since 2006
  • Lawyer of the Year in New York City

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • First Vice President, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, DES Steering Committee for the State of New York
  • Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics for the New York City Bar Association
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York
  • Board of Governors, Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Southern District Court of New York
  • Eastern District Court of New York
  • U.S. District Court, 1988
  • New York, 1985

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Current Chairman of the 1,000-student North Shore Hebrew Academy in Great Neck, NY
  • Chairman, United Soup Kitchens
  • Member, Dean's Advisory Council at Cardozo School of Law
  • Board Member, United States Holocaust Memorial
  • Leukemia Society of America
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • Trustee, Children's Medical Fund

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Practicing Law Institute Course Book, 1988


  • Klinghoffer vs. S.N.C. Achille Lauro Ed Altri-Gestione Motonave Achille Lauro in Amministrazione Straordinaria, (37 F.2d 44, 1991 A.M.C. 2751, 19 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1277 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Jun 21, 1991) (NO. 1371, 90-9060)
  • Crawford by Crawford vs. Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 647 F.Supp. 843 (S.D.N.Y., Nov 12, 1986) (NO. 86CIV 8318 (MP), 86 CIV 7639 (MP)
  • Matthews vs. CTI Container Transport Intern. Inc., 689 F.Supp. 348 (S.D.N.Y, Jul 21, 1988) (NO. 86 CIV 1420 (MGC)
  • Matthews vs. CTI Container Transport Intern. Inc., 871 F.2d 270, 1989 A.M.C. 1232, 8 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 1 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Mar 23, 1989) (NO. 88-7571, 88-7573, 88-7659, 88-7689, 460, 462, 463)
  • Hymowitz vs. Eli Lilli and Co., 73 N.Y.2d 437, 541 N.Y.S.2d 941, 589 N.E.2d 1069, 57 U.S.L.W. 2589, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) 12,182 (N.Y., Apr 04, 1989) (NO. 56, 57, 58, 59)
  • Allen vs. Abbott Laboratories, 160 A.D.2d 238, 553 N.Y.S.2d 352 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Apr 05, 1990) (NO. 38811)
  • Rodriguez vs. Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care, Inc., 161 A.D.2d 692, 555 N.Y.S.2d 828 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., May 21, 1990) (NO. 3743E)
  • Morsellino vs. Frankel, 161 A.D.2d 748, 556 N.Y.S.2d 103 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., May 29, 1990) (NO. 3589E)
  • AMICUS CURIAE brief in Environmental Encapsulating Corp. vs. City of New York, 87-2604

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Highest Honors, 1981
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700 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

Phone: 866-390-0866

Fax: 212-344-5461

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