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Erica C. Colon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

The Perecman Firm, PLLC
250 W. 57th Street, Suite 401
New York, NY 10107
Phone: 212-977-7033
Fax: 212-977-7035
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at The Perecman Firm, PLLC, Erica C. Colon represents clients in New York City, New York, and the surrounding areas. As a personal injury attorney, she has experience helping those who have been injured in vehicle accidents, premises accidents, workers’ compensation and construction accidents. During her career, she has represented individuals facing life-threatening diseases and illness against multinational corporations. A skilled litigator, she is extremely knowledgeable in matters of asbestos and toxic products in the workplace.

At Ithaca College, Ms. Colon earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance, then moved on to earn her Juris Doctor at Syracuse University College of Law. While in law school, she received CALI Awards in Trial Advocacy, Legal Writing and education. She was also an active member of the Pro Bono Society and worked at the Syracuse University Children’s and Family Rights Legal Clinic as a student attorney.

Ms. Colon is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. A member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and has been recognized for the high level of excellence she exhibits while practicing law.

Over the last few years, Ms. Colon has successfully recovered millions of dollars for her clients as compensation for their economic losses, suffering and pain. This includes a $5 million settlement for a New York City sanitation worker against the City of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

About Erica C. Colon

First Admitted: 2014, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.perecman.com/our-attorneys/erica-colon/

Educational Background

  • Ithaca College University, Bachelor of Science in Finance, 2009

Honors/Awards

  • , Syracuse University College of Law, Children’s and Family Rights Legal Clinic, Student Attorney
  • , Syracuse University College of Law, CALI Awards for Excellence in Education
  • New York Metro Rising Stars is an honor reserved for those lawyers under the age of 40, who have practiced for 10 years or less, who have been selected for exhibiting excellence in the practice of law. Only 2.5% of attorneys in the New York Metro area receive this distinction, Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York, 2014 - Present, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2014 - Present
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Office Location for Erica C. Colon

250 W. 57th Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10107

Phone: 212-977-7033

Fax: 212-977-7035

Last Updated: 5/28/2021

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