Jay W. Dankner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Dankner Milstein, PC
 | 41 East 57th Street, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-751-8000
Fax: 212-751-8091
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jay W. Dankner focuses his practice on the areas of medical malpractice, products liability and general personal injury litigation. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Florida as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court. His firm, Dankner Milstein, P.C., has offices in New York City, New Jersey and Long Island.

    A graduate of Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Dankner has been included in The New York Area's Best Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Dankner is a member of American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, The Florida Bar Association and New York State Trial Lawyers Association, among others. He is a lecturer at the Practicing Law Institute in New York City and has authored legal guides pertaining to product liability and trial practices.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability


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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About Jay Dankner

    Admitted: 1974, New York

    Professional Webpage: http://www.danknermilstein.com/jay-w-dankner/


    • "Best Lawyers in America", Town and Country, 1985
    • "The New York Area's Best Lawyers" (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
    • "Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America", Lawdragon, 2007
    • "The Best Lawyers in America", (Products Liability) (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
    • "Million Dollar Advocates Forum", 1994 -continuing

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York County Lawyers Association, Products Liability Committee, 1992-1993
    • Florida, 1974
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1974
    • Member, Board of Directors, Attorneys Information Exchange Group, Inc., 1981- Continuing
    • American Bar Association
    • Member, Special Committee for Judicial Discipline, New York State Bar Association, 1987-1989
    • New York, 1974
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1974
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
    • Member, American Association For Justice
    • Member, Products Liability Commitee, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, (2005- 2008)
    • The Florida Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1974
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1977
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, 1985
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Products Liability Committee) 1992-1993

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Trial Strategy - Plaintiff's View," Products Liability Practice Guide, 1988
    • Lecturer, Practicing Law Institute, New York City, 1983-1987
    • Lecturer, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1990-2004

    Educational Background:

    • Brooklyn College, B.A. (Cum Laude), 1970
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    Office Location for Jay W. Dankner

    41 East 57th Street
    36th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

    Phone: 212-751-8000

    Fax: 212-751-8091

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    Last Updated: 7/30/2020

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