Mitchell Breit

Mitchell Breit

Attorney Profile

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

Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
 | 112 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416
Phone: 212-784-6422
Fax: 212-784-6400
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
Attorney Profile

Mitchell Breit is a shareholder at Simmons Hanly Conroy. With a legal career spanning 35 years, Mr. Breit’s practice is focused on consumer class actions and mass torts of national scope. Of note, he was actively involved in the multidistrict litigation concerning the BP Gulf Oil Spill, as well as the multidistrict litigation concerning Toyota Unintended Acceleration.

About Mitchell Breit

Admitted: 1990, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2012-2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, District of New Jersey, Southern District of Illinois  
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “New Jersey Mass Torts & Class Action Treatise,” Chapter 6: New Jersey Class Actions. Co-Author, with principal author Andrea Bierstein (2015)
  • The Beat Goes On, Trial Magazine 16 (June 2010)
  • Charting the Course in Medical Preemption, Trial Magazine 28 (September 2013)
  • HarrisMartin Publishing MDL Conference, Portland, Maine 2013, panelist
  • HarrisMartin Antitrust Pay-for-Delay Litigation Conference, Philadelphia, 2014, Panelist

Representative Clients:

  • Stevenson v. Mazda
  • Jones v. Honeywell, Circuit Court, Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Ligia Pires v. The Bowery Presents LLC
  • Closson v. Bank of America, Superior Court, San Francisco
  • In re Bextra and Celebrex Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
  • Country Breeze Ventures, LLC v. Jordan Outdoor Enterprises LTD., et ano
  • Thomas v. ConocoPhillips, Inc., Circuit Court, Escambia County, Florida
  • In re: Bausch & Lomb, Inc. Contact Lens Solution Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1785

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972
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Office Location for Mitchell Breit

112 Madison Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416

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Last Updated: 8/19/2019

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