Kevin M. Fox

Kevin M. Fox

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Riverhead, NY

Fox Law Firm PLLC
 | 33 West Second Street, Riverhead, NY 11901-0570
Phone: 631-779-3400
Fax: 631-779-3399
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2012 - 2017, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

     Kevin Fox has been litigating personal injury, construction site injury and medical malpractice cases for over 25 years. He holds the record for the highest verdict ever obtained for an individual client in the State of New York: $212 Million Dollars. The verdict was obtained on behalf of a baby injured at birth through the malpractice of several doctors and nurses.

    Mr. Fox has obtained many multi-million dollar verdicts on behalf of his clients and has recovered millions of dollars in settlements for those injured through the wrongful conduct of others. He prepares every case as if it will eventually go to trial. In this way recoveries are maximized for his clients.

    Kevin Fox is an innovator in the use of courtroom technology and incorporates modern, scientific, approaches to his courtroom presentations. He has lectured on topics including, overcoming jury bias, persuasion in the courtroom, focus group research and trial technology.

    Mr. Fox’s practice is devoted exclusively to representing clients who have been injured through the negligent and wrongful conduct of others.

    Mr. Fox is a graduate of SUNY Stony Brook with a degree in Physics and Western New England University School of Law. Along with being admitted to practice in all New York state courts, he is licensed to appear 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.

    Mr. Fox is an active member in both his local and national legal communities and belongs to several legal organizations. He is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Association for Justice.

    Recognized for his role within the legal profession, Mr. Fox has attained the rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest possible rating from the group. He has also been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    About Kevin Fox

    Admitted: 1978, New York

    Professional Webpage:

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York, 1978
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    • New York State Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
    • U.S. District Court Eastern Districts of New York
    • Suffolk County Bar Association, Member


    • Worcester Ins. Co. v. Bettenhauser, 95 N.Y.2d 185, 712 N.Y.S.2d 433 (Ct. of Appeals, 2000)
    • Nigro v. General Acc. Ins. Co. of New York, 239 A.D.2d 474, 658 N.Y.S.2d 963 (2nd Dept. 1997)
    • Nigro v. City of New York, 269 A.D.2d 234, 702 N.Y.S.2d 815 (1st Dept. 2000)
    • Rodgers v. 72nd Street Associates. 269 A.D.2d 258, 703 N.Y.S.2d 456 (1st Dept., 2000)
    • Flaherty v. Fromberg, 46 A.D.3d 743, 849 N.Y.S. 2d 882 (2nd Dept. 2007)

    Educational Background:

    • University of New York, Stony Brook, B.S., Physics, 1974

    Industry Groups

    • American Association For Justice
    • National Trial Lawyers
    • New York State Bar Association
    • New York State Trial Lawyers
    • Suffolk County Bar Association
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    Office Location for Kevin M. Fox

    33 West Second Street
    Riverhead, NY 11901-0570

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2021

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