Jonathan C. Reiter

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New York, NY

Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC
 | 350 5th Avenue, Suite 6400
New York, NY 10118-6400
Phone: 718-924-2779
Fax: 212-268-5297
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1976
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jonathan C. Reiter is the founder of Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, in New York, New York. Mr. Reiter has more than 40 years of experience and dedicates his practice to medical malpractice and personal injury law. He represents clients throughout New York in matters involving airline accidents, aviation accidents, automobile accidents, mass transit accidents and medical misdiagnosis.

    Over the course of his career practicing personal injury law, Mr. Reiter has helped numerous injury victims recover significant sums in settlements and verdicts. In the area of aviation accidents, he is known for obtaining the highest verdict for a single passenger in an airline accident.

    In addition, Mr. Reiter is passionate about fighting for victims of sexual harassment, police brutality and human rights abuses. In recognition of his success, the National Association of Distinguished Counsel included him among the nation’s “top one percent” in 2015.

    Mr. Reiter graduated from Brandeis University, earning a bachelor’s degree. He earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Prior to founding his firm, he litigated criminal defense cases for the Legal Aid Society and served as law secretary for a judge sitting on the New York State Court of Claims.

    Mr. Reiter holds a license to practice law before all New York state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the Bronx County Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Aviation and Aerospace
    Focus Areas

    Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Aviation


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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Jonathan Reiter

    Admitted: 1976, New York

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers list each year since 2011
    • Nation’s Top One Percent, having been selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New Jersey
    • Liberal Party’s nominee for Lieutenant Governor, State of New York, 1998
    • Connecticut
    • States of Florida
    • United States Supreme Court
    • Member, American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
    • Member, Bronx County Bar Association
    • State of New York, 1976
    • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
    • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association


    • Mr. Reiter obtained the highest verdict for a single passenger in the EgyptAir 990 crash ($3.6 million including interest). This case was the first to award loss of society damages to a victim’s sisters, brother and cousin as dependent relatives under the Death on the High Seas Act, in addition to awarding substantial damages to the victim’s parents.Mr. Reiter obtained million dollar and/or multi-million dollar settlements for the survivors of 14 persons killed in the American Airlines Flight 587 crash at Belle Harbor, New York, including residents of the United States and the Dominican Republic. He also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee on that case. Numerous medical malpractice, negligence and wrongful death verdicts and settlements are listed on the Firm's website at
    • Mr. Reiter obtained $5 million dollar verdict in medical malpractice case for failing to diagnose Chiari malformation, 2019
    • Mr. Reiter achieved a settlement of $15 million for the family of a young mother killed in an airline crash., 2014
    • Mr. Reiter achieved a $22.97 million dollar verdict in Supreme Court Queens County in a medical malpractice case in which hospital personnel failed to timely diagnose and treat a patient with MRSA pneumonia in the ICU, resulting in a cardiac arrest from which the patient survived, although with brain damage., 2014

    Educational Background:

    • Brandeis University, B.A., 1971
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    Office Location for Jonathan C. Reiter

    350 5th Avenue
    Suite 6400
    New York, NY 10118-6400

    Phone: 718-924-2779

    Fax: 212-268-5297

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    Last Updated: 8/10/2020

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