Evan La Penna

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek
 | 80 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-532-1116
Fax: 212-532-1176
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Evan La Penna is a highly regarded personal injury and wrongful death attorney at Elefterakis Elefterakis & Panek. From the firm's office in New York, New York, he provides representation to plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others. The types of cases that Mr. La Penna handles include medical malpractice, premises liability, pedestrian knockdowns, defective products, motor vehicle crashes, nursing home negligence and construction site accidents. In one representative 2016 case, he obtained a jury award of $2.8 million on behalf of a pedestrian who was struck by a school bus in a crosswalk.

    Mr. La Penna spent his undergraduate years at Hofstra University, where he was a member of the school's varsity lacrosse team before receiving a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2002. He then moved to California to study law at the University of La Verne College of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2006. Mr. La Penna started his legal career with a Long Island law firm, where for more than four years he represented defendants in personal injury lawsuits stemming from motor vehicle accidents and products liability. This experience has helped him to anticipate the strategies that counsel for defendants might employ in his current plaintiffs' practice. Admitted to practice before all New York state courts, Mr. La Penna is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

    In order to stay abreast of current developments in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, Mr. La Penna is an active participant in several legal organizations. His memberships include the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Appellate
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability


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    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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    About Evan La Penna

    Admitted: 2007, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.eeplaw.com/evan-m-la-penna

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • US District Court, Eastern District
    • New York State
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
    • US District Court, Southern District


    • November 3, 2016; Kings Supreme: 28 year old pedestrian knockdown with back surgery: 2.8 million dollar verdict

    Educational Background:

    • Hofstra University, B.A.
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    Office Location for Evan La Penna

    80 Pine Street
    New York, NY 10005

    Phone: 212-532-1116

    Fax: 212-532-1176

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2019

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