Samuel M. Meirowitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP
535 5th Ave, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-897-1988
Fax: 646-432-6887
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (30%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded trial lawyer, Samuel M. Meirowitz is the co-founder of Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP. Providing representation to clients throughout the New York City metropolitan area, he focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation, with a particular emphasis on assisting people who have been harmed by exposure to asbestos and other toxic materials. Mr. Meirowitz also handles cases involving defective products, including drugs and medical devices, and he represents employees who have been the victims of sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, whistleblower retaliation and wrongful termination. He is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

In 1996, Mr. Meirowitz graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts. He then pursued his legal education at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, part of Yeshiva University. After graduation, he joined a firm that handled bad faith insurance claims on behalf of policy holders. Mr. Meirowitz then spent several years as a prosecutor at the Office of the Bronx District Attorney and then six years as a senior trial lawyer with one of the nation's leading plaintiff firms before co-founding his current firm in 2015. Admitted to practice in New York, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

During his career in private practice, Mr. Meirowitz has successfully obtained several high-dollar settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his clients, including a nearly $4 million award in an asbestos trial. While not in the courtroom, he has taught law as an adjunct professor at Queens College, part of the City University of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 30%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Samuel M. Meirowitz

Admitted: 2001, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.samndan.com/attorney/samuel-meirowitz/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor, City University Of New York,  Queens
  • Adjunct Professor, Interboro Institute

Educational Background

  • State University of New York, Albany, Bachelor of Arts, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court in the Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court in the Southern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Honors/Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2016 & 2017
  • Selected to Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Named by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star”, 2013 - 2014

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Participated in the Legal Outreach Program

Verdicts/Settlements

  • 2018: Over $5 Million settlement for mesothelioma victim who served in the US Navy.   2018: Over $3.25 Million settlement for mesothelioma victim that passed away prior to his deposition.  2018: Over $3 Million settlement for mesothelioma victim who was a carpenter.   2017: Over $2.3 Million settlement for mesothelioma victim that worked in a school.  2017: Over $1.2 Million settlement for a Merchant Marine electrician with lung cancer.   2017: Over 235k settlement for slip and fall with jaw fracture.   2017: Over 200k settlement for a hip fracture from a dog knock down. , 2017
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Office Location for Samuel M. Meirowitz

535 5th Ave
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-897-1988

Fax: 646-432-6887

Last Updated: 7/8/2021

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