Corey M. Stern

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Levy Konigsberg LLP
 | 800 Third Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-605-6200
Fax: 212-605-6290
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011, 2017
Licensed Since: 2014
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Corey is a Partner with Levy Konigsberg, LLP, where he manages various areas of the firm’s complex litigation practice, including the following types of cases: Sexual Abuse, Lead Poisoning, Qui Tam, Medical Malpractice, Construction Injuries and Child Advocacy.

    Corey represents individuals who have been catastrophically injured, with an emphasis on children that have suffered brain damage from lead poisoning or individuals that have suffered from sexual abuse. He also represents people that have been injured through medical malpractice and construction injuries. Corey has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients in verdicts and settlements and has garnered a national reputation for his work on lead poisoning cases. Prior to joining LK, Corey practiced extensively in the areas of complex negligence, including sexual abuse, civil rights and product liability in Atlanta, GA, with an emphasis on cases involving children.

    Corey regularly serves as “first chair”/lead trial attorney in complex personal injury trials.

    In addition to his trial work, Corey has written, argued, and won important legal rulings in New York State related to lead exposure and medical malpractice.

    Corey is an innovator in national lead poisoning cases. He is currently representing more than 2000 children (on an individual, case-by-case basis) who were lead poisoned in Flint, Michigan, from the consumption of water from the Flint River.

    On November 15, 2016, Corey was appointed “Lead Counsel” for all plaintiffs maintaining claims in the Circuit Court of Genesee County for personal injuries and property damage sustained as a result of the Flint Water Crisis. Eight months later, on July 27, 2017, Corey was appointed “Liaison Counsel” in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, for all individual personal injury and property damage cases pending before the Court arising out of the crisis.

    On February 14, 2019, Corey filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York representing sexual assault victims of Dr. Reginald Archibald during his employment at Rockefeller University Hospital. The lawsuit alleges that during his four decades as a pediatric endocrinologist at Rockefeller, Archibald had more than 9,000 patients, many of whom were boys who were unable to grow normally.  Corey also presently represents dozens of Archibald's sexual abuse victims, on an individual, case-by-case basis.

    Corey has spent half his life in New York and half his life in Georgia, having grown up in Mount Sinai, New York, and then attending the University of Georgia for his undergraduate degree in history and his juris doctorate. Corey practiced law in Atlanta for twelve years before coming “home” to New York in 2014, where he continues to fight for individuals, including children, who don’t have an adequate voice.

    Corey traveled the world for one year after graduating from high school, including visits to concentration camps in Poland, where he was moved by the stories of the children that perished during the Holocaust. Since then, Corey has tried to live his life in a way that honors those who died, which permeates his law practice today.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2011, 2017

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    About Corey Stern

    Admitted: 2014, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.levylaw.com/lawyer/corey-m-stern/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Georgia Court of Appeals
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
    • Georgia
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
    • New York
    • Michigan
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

    Representative Clients:

    • Corey represents more than 2000 children who were lead poisoned as a result of the Flint Water Crisis.  On November 15, 2016, The Honorable Richard Yuille, Circuit Court, Genesee County, Michigan named Corey "Lead Counsel" for all plaintiffs for the Flint Water Litigation., 2016

    Educational Background:

    • University of Georgia, J.D., Honors: cum laude, 2003
    • University of Georgia, B.A., Honors: cum laude, Honors: History, Honors: Student Speaker for the Class of 2000 Spring Commencement Ceremony, 2000
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    800 Third Avenue
    11th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

    Phone: 212-605-6200

    Fax: 212-605-6290

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    Last Updated: 12/23/2019

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