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
    • 50%Personal Injury - General
    • 30%Construction Litigation
    • 30%Construction Litigation
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products
    • 1%Other
    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


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    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


    • NY Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • 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
    • Personal Injury Seminar, Meyer, Suozzi, English, & Klein, P.C., 2013

    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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