Justin Blitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Schulman Blitz, LLP
 | 1359 Broadway, Suite 820
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 646-741-3531
Fax: 646-599-9320
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Justin Blitz is a founding partner and senior trial lawyer at Schulman Blitz, LLP.  Mr. Blitz has over a decade of experience of successfully managing a large caseload of complex and high-profile negligence actions. He became known as an able trial lawyer and expert negotiator who successfully resolved hundreds of cases in arbitration, mediation, courtroom negotiation, and trial.   Mr. Blitz has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements including a medical malpractice verdict in January 2019 that was listed as one of the top verdicts in a medical malpractice case for 2019. Mr. Blitz was selected in 2019 as one of ‘America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys’ and selected as one of 2019’s National Trial Lawyers Top 100.  Mr. Blitz’s settlement of a case in 2017 was listed as one of the Top Settlements in New York.

Mr. Blitz has established himself as one of the "go to" trial attorneys for other New York lawyers in the State that seek trial counsel on their most severe injury cases. Many law firms throughout the State hire Mr. Blitz to try to verdict their most catastrophic injured clients' law suits. This is due to his superb track record and prior verdict results.

Mr. Blitz is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). He is a past chairman of NYSTLA’s Young Lawyers Committee. In addition to NYSTLA, Mr. Blitz is a member of several other bar associations, including the American Association for Justice.

 

When not in the courtroom, Mr. Blitz lectures at Continuing Legal Education seminars throughout the country. He has lectured on a variety of topics including courtroom technology, trial tips and techniques, and strategies for maximizing the value of personal injury lawsuits. Mr. Blitz's lectures have over 20,000 views from Attorneys who have taken his courses for continuing legal education credit. The reviews of his lectures have made him a renowned speaker across the State in regards to personal injury legal topics.

 

Mr. Blitz has been selected to the “Super Lawyers” list of “Rising Stars” for the years 2014 and 2015 and 2016 and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chronicled in the New York media including articles and stories in The New York Post, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo and Noticero.

Mr. Blitz is a native of New York City and a graduate of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his legal training at New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

 

At Schulman Blitz, LLP, Mr. Blitz litigates a wide variety of civil suits with an emphasis on motor vehicle collisions, negligent security, municipal liability, medical malpractice, labor law, negligent supervision and all types of premises liability.

 

 

 
Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Civil Litigation
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Police Misconduct

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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About Justin Blitz

Admitted: 2004, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.schulmanblitz.com/attorneys/justin-blitz/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • State of New York
  • Member, Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA)
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of New York
  • Past Chairman, NYSTLA’s Young Lawyers Committee
  • United States District Court for the Southern Districts of New York

Educational Background:

  • Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, Bachelor of Arts in international studies, 2000

Industry Groups

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Justin Blitz

1359 Broadway
Suite 820
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 646-741-3531

Fax: 646-599-9320

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Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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