Brian A. Kalman

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Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

London Fischer LLP
 | 59 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
Phone: 646-876-5596
Fax: 212-972-1030
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (40%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Brian A. Kalman is a partner at London Fischer LLP in New York, New York. Mr. Kalman handles matters involving construction litigation, product liability and general liability, representing clients, including contractors, developers and construction, property and real estate owners throughout New York.

    A practicing attorney for over 25 years, Mr. Kalman has experience with all stages of litigation. He is committed to providing quality legal services to his clients and helping them achieve successful resolutions to their situations. His many years of experience benefit his clients whether he is negotiating in their best interests or arguing on their behalf in the courtroom.

    Mr. Kalman holds licenses to practice law before all state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Over the course of his career, he has litigated numerous matters at the state and federal levels.

    Outside of his law practice, Mr. Kalman participates in various legal events and conferences. In 2012, he became accredited as a continuing legal education lecturer. In 2016, he served as a panelist for the New York County Lawyers Association.

    After graduating with honors from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Mr. Kalman obtained his law degree from Boston University School of Law. During undergraduate school, he was the recipient of an award for his outstanding academic performance. While attending law school, he held the distinction of being a Paul J. Liacos scholar.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Defense
    • 40%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 20%Real Estate: Business
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Medical Devices, Products Liability, Construction Defects, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020

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    About Brian Kalman

    Admitted: 1994, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.londonfischer.com/attorneys/brian-a-kalman

    Honors/Awards:

    • Super Lawyers New York Metro: 2009-2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Admitted to Practice in the State of New Jersey, 1993
    • Admitted to Practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts for New York; Admitted to Practice in the United States District Court for the District Court of New Jersey.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Annotators for AM Best Insurance Law Digest New York State 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
    • New York

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • 2016: New York County Lawyers Panelist: "Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants in Personal Injury Litigation; 2014: New York County Lawyers Panelist: "Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants In Personal Injury Litigation"; 2013: New York County Lawyers Panelist: "Preparation of Plaintiffs and Defendants In Personal Injury Litigation"; 2012: New York State Accredited Provider Continuing Education Lecturer: "Ethics for New York Litigators"; 2012: New York State Accredited Provider Continuing Education Lecturer: "Depositions: Practice and Techniques"; 2011: New York State Accredited Provider Continuing Education Lecturer: "Evidence:  Using Documents and Real Evidence at Trial"

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Demetro v. Dormitory for the State of New York, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Defense Verdict Following a two month trial, the jury deliberated for nearly three days before returning a defense verdict to our client.  Plaintiff was awarded $5,935,000 against the engineer of record, mechanical contractor and construction manager, 2018
    • Higgins v. TST 375 Hudson LLC, 179 A.D.3d 508, 119 N.Y.S.3d 80 (1st Dep't 2020), 2020
    • Farrugia v. 1440 Broadway Associates, 163 A.D.3d 45282 N.Y.S.3d 1 (1st Dep't 2018), 2018
    • 610 Realty West Realty, LLC v. Riverview West Contracting, LLC, 146 A.D.3d 42245 N.Y.S.3d 391 (1st Dep't 2017), 2017
    • Glockenberg v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, 110 A.D.3d 952, 973 N.Y.S.2d 360 (2d Dep't 2013), 2013
    • Moyano v. Gertz Plaza Acquisition, LLC, 110 A.D.3d 612973 N.Y.S.2d 623 (1st Dep't 2013), 2013

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., Political Science, with honors, Outstanding Academic Performance, 1990
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    59 Maiden Lane
    New York, NY 10038

    Phone: 646-876-5596

    Fax: 212-972-1030

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