David A. Glazer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Shafer Glazer, LLP
 | 125 Maiden Lane, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 646-435-9437
Fax: 646-435-9434
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (80%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David A. Glazer is a partner and leader of the appellate division at the law firm of Shafer Glazer, LLP, in New York, New York. Mr. Glazer represents defendants in insurance and corporate liability matters. He has represented clients from a number of industries in cases involving many legal issues, including construction law, employment law, insurance, municipal liability, personal injury, premises liability, product liability, toxic torts, workers' compensation claims and more. A lawyer with over 20 years of experience, he practices in the New York metropolitan area and Westchester, as well as throughout Long Island and New Jersey.

After earning a bachelor's degree in history from Duke University, Mr. Glazer graduated from Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted to the state courts of New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Experienced in courtroom litigation, Mr. Glazer is also skilled in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. He has lectured on these and other topics throughout the New York and New Jersey areas and has authored articles that have been featured in the New York Law Journal and other legal periodicals.

Mr. Glazer is active in the New York State Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the executive committee of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section. He is the current Chair of the NYSBA Committee on Association Insurance Programs.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Assault, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Construction Litigation (10%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Assault, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Construction Defects

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2011, 2013 - 2019

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About David Glazer

Admitted: 1996, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.shaferglazer.com/david-a-glazer/

Honors/Awards:

  • New York Super Lawyer, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013-2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 1996
  • New Jersey, 2006
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2003
  • Chair, New York State Bar Association, Committee on Insurance Programs
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1999
  • Elected Member, New York State Bar Association, Executive Committee of the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law section
  • Bergen County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Landlord Liability in the Age of Terrorism, The BOMA Magazine, June 2006
  • Appellate Division's Application of 'Pommels v. Perez' New York Law Journal, April 12, 2007
  • Notable Cases in the Appellate Courts in 2007, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Spring 2008, Vol. 37, No. 1
  • Labor Law § 240 in 2006, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Spring 2008, Vol. 37, No. 1
  • Rulings Strip Away Common-Sense Tort Defense in New York State, Washington Legal Foundation's Legal Opinion Letter, August 20, 2004.
  • The End of the 'Open and Obvious' Defense, New York Law Journal, May 12, 2004.
  • The Myth of the Expert Affidavit, New York Law Journal, December 7, 2005
  • Tips for Deposing a Personal Injury Plaintiff, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Summer 2006, Vol. 35, No. 1

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Defense Verdict in the case of David Youssef v. New York City Transit Authority, Index # 156533/2013, 2017
  • Lesser v. Apron Assoc., 298 A.D.2d 364 (2nd Dept 2002)
  • Torres v. West Street Realty, 21 A.D.3d 718 (1st Dept 2005)
  • Defense verdict in the case of Lidia Garcia v. New York City Transit Authority, Index # 110303/2010, 2014
  • Alloway v. 715 Riverside Drive, LLC, 298 A.D.2d 148 (1st Dept 2002)
  • Bullock v. Anthony Equities, 12 A.D.3d 326 (1st Dept 2004)
  • Defense Verdict in the case of Lydia Livingston v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit Authority, Index #103084/2010, 2016
  • Defense verdict in the case of Sri Priya Pothuraj v. New York City Transit Authority, Index # 100343/2012, 2017
  • Sullivan v. Pilevsky, 281 A.D.2d 410 (2nd Dept 2001)
  • Wallace v. Doral Tuscany Hotel, 302 A.D.2d 255 (1st Dept 2003)
  • Defense verdict in the case of Omar Mahmoud v. New York City Transit Authority, Index # 403101/2011, 2015

Educational Background:

  • Duke University, A.B. in History, 1992

Industry Groups

  • NYSBA
Office Location for David A. Glazer

125 Maiden Lane
16th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Phone: 646-435-9437

Fax: 646-435-9434

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Last Updated: 4/11/2019

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