Jeff S. Korek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.
 | 111 Broadway, Twelfth Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-385-4410
Fax: 212-385-4417
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz, Libo and Korek, P.C. in 1992 as partner and senior trial attorney representing victims of medical malpractice and construction accidents. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, he has obtained substantial verdicts.

    In 2020, Jeff was named Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs in the New York City area. In 2016 he was also named Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation in New York City. In 2018, the Litigation Counsel of America inducted him into the Trial Lawyers Honorary Society. Since 2006, Jeff has been recognized in both Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for personal injury and medical malpractice.

    In 2018, Jeff participated in a panel discussion with other attorneys on the subject of medical malpractice at the NY State Judicial Institute, which provides statewide education and training for the more than 1,500 judges and justices of the New York State Unified Court System.

    In June of 2020, the Insurance Law Section of the American Association for Justice formed a new COVID-19 Business Interruption Litigation Taskforce. Jeff was appointed Chair for the State of New York and New Jersey.

    Jeff is a Past President and current Board Member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and a Past President of the New York City Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a frequent lecturer at the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, the New York State Bar Association and Fordham University School of Law on subjects of Trial Practice, Medical Malpractice and Construction Injuries. He is regularly published in the New York Law Journal.

    Since 1999, Jeff has been appointed by four consecutive presiding Justices of the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, to its Committees on Character and Fitness.

    Jeff has been admitted to the Bar in all Courts of the State of New York and New Jersey as well as the Eastern and Southern Districts of the Federal Court of New York and the Federal Court of New Jersey. In 2013, he was admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Products Liability

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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    About Jeff Korek

    Admitted: 1986, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.lawyertime.com/jeff-s-korek/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law
    • Super Lawyers, 2006 - Present
    • Best Lawyers, 2006 - Present
    • Appointed to the Committee on Character and Fitness by the past four Presiding Justices of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey, 1986
    • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, 2013
    • Federal Court of New Jersey, 1986
    • Eastern and Southern Districts of the Federal Court of New York, 1986
    • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    • State of New York
    • Member, New York State Bar Association
    • Roscoe Pound Foundation
    • Product Liability Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Former Member
    • Member, New York City Bar Association
    • New York City Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA): Member (Current), President (2006), Vice President (2005)
    • Kings County Lawyers Association
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA): Board of Directors (Current), President (2007-2008), President Elect (2006), First Vice President (2005), Treasurer (2004), Deputy Treasurer (2003), Parliamentarian (2002)
    • Admitted: U.S. Supreme Court (2013), State of New York (1986), State of New Jersey (1986), U.S. District Courts Southern District of New York (1986), U.S. District Courts Eastern District of New York (1986)
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
    • Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice (AAJ)
    • Best Lawyers Advisory Board, 2012 - Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Hoops 4 Hope
    • The Gardiner Foundation

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Television Commentator, Court Television Network
    • Instructor, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
    • Regular Instructor and Guest Lecturer, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute

    Educational Background:

    • State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, B.A.
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    Office Location for Jeff S. Korek

    111 Broadway
    Twelfth Floor
    New York, NY 10006

    Phone: 212-385-4410

    Fax: 212-385-4417

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    Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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