Justin Blitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Schulman Blitz, LLP
 | 980 Avenue of the Americas, 4th Floor
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

A partner at New York City-based Schulman Blitz, LLP, Justin Blitz focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury litigation. Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained many substantial jury verdicts. 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.

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. He provides representation to clients who have been injured in matters involving medical malpractice, defective products, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and wrongful death. Due to his track record of obtaining numerous favorable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients, Mr. Blitz is regularly asked by law firms throughout the state to assist them with their complex personal injury cases.

A native of New York City, Mr. Blitz attended the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University and received a Bachelor of Arts in international studies in 2000. He then attended New York Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. While in law school, he spent two summers as a legal intern with Palm Pictures Entertainment, a U.S.-based entertainment company. After graduation, Mr. Blitz was an associate at a New York City personal injury firm before co-founding Schulman Blitz, LLP. Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Blitz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mr. Blitz is frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow attorneys on various aspects of the practice of law and regularly lectures at Continuing Education seminars throughout the country. In May of 2018, Justin Blitz, Esq. gave a Ted Talk titled "The Power of The Safety of Play."  In 2014, he was asked by the Puerto Rican Bar Association to deliver a lecture on trying a personal injury case to verdict. In the following year, he made a presentation on the economics of small firm practice to members of the Practicing Law Institute. Mr. Blitz is a board member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and an active participant in the American Association for Justice, and the American and New York State bar associations.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Civil Rights (10%)
Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Civil Rights (10%): Police Misconduct

Civil Litigation (10%)

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
Office Location for Justin Blitz

980 Avenue of the Americas
4th Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 646-741-3531

Fax: 646-599-9320

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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