Jay A. Wechsler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Arye Lustig & Sassower P.C.
 | 20 Vesey St, Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-732-4992
Fax: 212-385-0875
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jay A. Wechsler is an associate at Arye Lustig & Sassower P.C., in New York, New York, where he brings a hands-on approach to the law firm’s personal injury practice. Representing plaintiffs in injury cases such as construction accidents, firefighter injuries, medical malpractice and defective products, he serves a diverse array of clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, Long Island and upstate New York.

After graduating with a degree in psychology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Mr. Wechsler earned his law degree from Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. During law school, Mr. Wechsler served on the moot court board. Today, he is admitted to practice in all New York state courts; the U.S. district courts for the northern, southern, eastern and western districts of New York; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Mr. Wechsler greatly enjoys sharing his legal knowledge with others. In addition to his law practice, he regularly writes for a legal column titled “Ask the Lawyer” in the Long Island Herald. He has also written an article on firefighter law and presented at a 2013 seminar on personal injury law.

Mr. Wechsler is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, an organization committed to supporting the rights of the injured and making sure that they have full access to the civil justice system. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Animal Bites, Assault, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation (30%)

Construction Litigation (30%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Products Liability

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016

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About Jay Wechsler

Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.als-lawyers.com/Attorneys/Jay-A-Wechsler.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • NY Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Trial Lawyer's Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • New York, 2002

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Personal Injury Seminar, Meyer, Suozzi, English, & Klein, P.C., 2013
  • Author, Protecting Those Who Protect Us: A Primer on the Law, Nassau Lawyer, Vol. 62, No. 10, June 14, 2013
  • Jay Wechsler Featured in Long Island Herald's Ask the Lawyer

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, B.A. - 1998, Honors: Dean's List, Honors: Psi Chi, Honor Society, Major: Psychology
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Office Location for Jay A. Wechsler

20 Vesey St
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-732-4992

Fax: 212-385-0875

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Last Updated: 1/16/2019

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