Evan La Penna

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek, Attorneys at Law
 | 80 Pine Street, 38th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-532-1116
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Appellate (10%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

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


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Evan La Penna

Admitted: 2007, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.elefterakislaw.com/About/Evan-M-La-penna.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 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
38th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-532-1116


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Last Updated: 4/13/2018

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