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 - 2020
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

    ustin Blitz, Esq. is a founding partner and senior trial lawyer at Schulman Blitz, LLP. He focuses on litigating all types of civil cases from inception to resolution. An experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator, Mr. Blitz is a tenacious adversary who consistently gets great results for his clients regardless of the case or the challenges presented.

    Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained many substantial jury verdicts resulting in many millions of dollars for our clients . He believes that the best results are achieved when every case is meticulously prepared for trial and this philosophy has enabled him to obtain scores of favorable settlements in all kinds of actions. Mr. Blitz has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for people who have been injured due to the negligence of others.

    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 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 4 years in a row as a “Super Lawyer” for 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

    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.

    Mr. Blitz’s legal lectures have been viewed by over 15,000 attorneys throughout the country and provide attorneys with mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) credit.  To view other lectures from Mr. Blitz, please click here

    Recent results include a $3 million Verdict at trial in a medical malpractice case   as well as a $17.25 million settlement in a boiler explosion case and $1.25 million settlement.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Rights
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    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 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020 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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