Jerome H. Block

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

Levy Konigsberg LLP
 | 605 Third Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10158
Phone: 212-605-6200
Fax: 212-605-6290
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff,
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (0%)
    Attorney Profile

    A partner at Levy Konigsberg LLP in New York, New York, Jerome H. Block focuses his practice on complex personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He provides representation to people around the country who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of being exposed to asbestos as well as those who have contracted lung cancer either from such exposure or by their use of tobacco products.

    Some of the representative jury verdicts that Mr. Block has obtained on behalf of his clients during his career include a $7 million award for a welder who was exposed to asbestos during the construction of a Long Island power plant and one for $5.5 million to the surviving family members of a man who became addicted to smoking as a youth and later died of lung cancer. He has received numerous honors from his fellow attorneys for his successful track record and high degree of ethics. A member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Mr. Block has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Block attended Indiana University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. He then pursued his legal education at Emory University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1997. While in law school, he was the notes and comments editor of the Emory Law Journal and upon graduation was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Mr. Block then clerked for a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri before entering private practice. Admitted to practice in New York and Missouri, Mr. Block is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 0%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Asbestos, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury - Defense


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021

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    About Jerome Block

    Admitted: 2001, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Lawyers in America since 2005
    • Selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 List
    • “Notes and Comments” Editor, Emory Law Journal, Emory Law School

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Presenter, Jury Trial Tactics and Asbestos Litigation
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    Office Location for Jerome H. Block

    605 Third Avenue
    33rd Floor
    New York, NY 10158

    Phone: 212-605-6200

    Fax: 212-605-6290

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    Last Updated: 4/7/2021

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