Devon Reiff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Devon Reiff P.C.
 | 150 Broadway, Suite 300
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-988-9000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A lawyer for nearly four decades, Devon Reiff has headed Devon Reiff P.C. since 2007. From the firm's office in New York City, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients who have been harmed by another party's negligence or recklessness in cases involving motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, medical malpractice, defective products and construction site accidents. Mr. Reiff also handles cases involving municipal employee liability, where he is suing a government agency or entity because of the negligence of one or more of its employees.

Mr. Reiff attended Fordham University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and urban studies in 1976. He then enrolled at Fordham University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1979. After graduation, Mr. Reiff joined the New York City Law Department and spent several years there before entering private practice with a firm that handled plaintiff's negligence, workers' compensation and Social Security Disability. He started his own firm in 2007. Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Reiff is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Some of Mr. Reiff’s successes on behalf of his clients include a $3.6 million settlement for a pedestrian hit-and-run, a $3 million settlement for a worker injured in a construction accident, and a $1.82 million jury award for a victim of police brutality. His fellow professionals have taken notice of his successes, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

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Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

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About Devon Reiff

Admitted: 1981, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.reifflaw.com/about/

Honors and Awards:

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury Lawyer of The Year, Institute For Jewish Humanities
  • SuperLawyers, 2016
  • Appointment to the Manhattan Trial Unit, Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of New York, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 1981
  • United States Supreme Court, 1985
  • United States District Court, Southern District, 1981
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1981
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, Mediator
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author: Reiff’s Roadmap to Jury Selection, New York State Trial Lawyer's Quarterly Magazine
  • Faculty Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy

Industry Groups

  • Trial Lawyers
  • Office Location for Devon Reiff

    150 Broadway
    Suite 300
    New York, NY 10038

    Phone: 212-988-9000

     

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    Last Updated: 8/14/2017

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