Evan Goldberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Spring Valley, NY

Evan M. Goldberg, P.C.
 | 2 Perlman Dr, Suite LL-05
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Phone: 845-545-0448
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1989
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Evan Goldberg is the founder and owner of Evan M. Goldberg, P.C. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Goldberg devotes his practice to helping those who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Serving clients throughout the greater New York City Metro as well as in Rockland, Westchester and Orange counties, Spring Valley, Newburgh and White Plains, Mr. Goldberg has advocated on behalf of thousands of plaintiff injury clients over his career, and he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, medical malpractice, premises accidents, nursing home abuse, toxic exposure, assault and wrongful death.

With his grandfather having been an attorney and his father a former Supreme Court Justice, Mr. Goldberg has continued his family's tradition of providing skilled legal counsel for those in need. No matter how complex his clients' cases, he aggressively pursues the maximum amount possible for them, and he has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity as well as his fierce advocacy both inside and outside the courtroom.

A leader in his field, Mr. Goldberg has many publications to his credit, and he has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics. He has also appeared on television and radio news outlets, where he has offered in-depth legal commentary on various subjects. He has also served as president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and chair of the New York State Bar Association's Trial Lawyers Section as well as its medical malpractice, legislation and membership committees.

Moreover, Mr. Goldberg has served on a number of committees and task forces for various professional legal organizations, and he is an active member of the New York County Lawyers Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, and the Orange and Rockland County Bar Associations, among his other professional affiliations. He is also a fellow with the New York Bar Foundation.

A 1986 graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, Mr. Goldberg obtained his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1989. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he has received consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he earned a listing in the "Top Verdicts in New York" in recognition for his success at helping those in need obtain the maximum amount of compensation they deserve.

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Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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About Evan Goldberg

Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage: http://evangoldberglaw.com/about-us-2/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyer, National Rating Election For Legal Profession, 2011 - present
  • Awarded President's Award from the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Awarded/named one of City and State's "Fifty over fifty," for his career long service benefitting New Yorkers
  • Awarded Global Award from Corporate Livewire, for Medical Malpractice in New York State
  • Awarded Outstanding Committee Chair of the Year by the Trial Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association
  • Awarded Community Service award by the Children Arts & Science Workshop, NYC
  • Awarded plaque by the Trial Lawyers of the New York State Bar Association for service as Chair of the Section

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past President-New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Executive Committee Member of New York State Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Trial Lawyers Section, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Member, COVID-19 Emergency Task force of New York State Bar Association
  • District Representative, 9th Judicial District (Orange, Rockland, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam), Trial Lawyers Section, NYSBA
  • Past Chair, Medical Malpractice Committee, NYS Bar Association
  • Past Member, Various Independent Judicial Screening Panels
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association Legislative Committee
  • Member, New York State Bar Association Legislative Committee
  • Member, Task Force on New York State Bar Examination, NYSBA
  • Member, Rockland County Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • Barrister, Kings County Inns of Court
  • Past Political District Leader, Westchester County
  • Director, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Committee on the Tort System, NYS Bar Association
  • Chair, NYSBA Trial Practice Committee of the Trial Lawyers Section
  • Delegate, NYSBA House of Delegates
  • Task Force Member, Rapid Response Group of NYSBA
  • Past Chair, Membership Committee, Trial Lawyers Section, NYSBA

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation, dedicated to providing legal services for those in need
  • Board member-SOMOS-Helping to support the NY Legislative Hispanic Taskforce, latino communities and education
  • Provides ongoing legal counsel to the Children's Arts & Science Workshop, a not for profit organization benefitting children in Washington Heights, New York. 
  • NYC Covenant House-Mentoring and counseling of at-risk youth

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, New York City Bar Association; Roundtable Discussion For Rules Changes in Court
  • Speaker, Discovery & Trial Issues in Auto and Premises Cases – New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Speaker, Evaluating, Negotiating and Settling a Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Association
  • Chair, Weekend With The Stars Seminar, American Association for Justice
  • Past Chair of Deans, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • The Plaintiff Personal Injury Action in New York State, Premises Liability Chapter, New York Sate Bar Association Publications
  • Combating the Development Delay Defense for Children, New York Law Journal
  • Life of A Trial Lawyer Can be Noble and Exciting, State Bar News
  • Lincoln, Mandela and Gandhi Walk Into a Courtroom, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
  • Speaker, Keeping Pace: A Guide for the Up to Date Litigator, NYSBA Seminar
  • Speaker, Premises Liability, Decisions Seminar-New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Speaker, The Trial of a Labor Law Case, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Jury Selection Considerations, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Speaker
  • Using an Economist; Goals, Issues and Considerations, NYSBA Publications
  • Suing Municipalities, NYSBA Publications
  • New York's Summary Judgment Procedure, Trial Lawyers Digest
  • "Message from the Chair" columns, Trial Lawyers Digest
  • Products Liability, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Legal Malpractice, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Speaker, Decisions Seminar New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Speaker, Distribution of Proceeds in Wrongful Death Cases, Kings County Inns of Court
  • Speaker, Summary Jury Trials, Kings Country Inns of Court Presentation
  • Chair, Municipal & transit Liability, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • Speaker, An Evidentiary Review, Kings County Inns of Court Presentation
  • Chair, A Practical and Comprehensive Review of Mass Tort and Litigation Trial Lawyers Section Program, Annual Meeting of the NYSBA
  • Participating Speaker, D'Agostino - Greenberg Lecture in Law and Public Policy, City College of New York
  • Speaker, Proving and Defending Damages at Trial, NYSBA Seminar
  • Chair, Technology and Demonstrative Evidence in the Courtroom, Trial Lawyers Section Program at the Annual Meeting of the NYSBA
  • Co-Chair, Incivility, From Intake through Trial, Kings County Inns of Court Presentation
  • Chair, Boot Camp for the Civil Litigator; Ethics, Updates and Critical Issues, Trial Lawyers Section Program at the Annual Meeting of the NYSBA
  • Chair/Speaker, Premises Liability, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute (NYSTLI)
  • Chair/Speaker, How to Commence a Civil Lawsuit, NYSBA Seminar
  • Chair/Speaker, Basic Civil Practice, The Trial, NYSBA Seminar

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $14.7 million jury verdict for boy injured by obstetrical malpractice during childbirth
  • $7 million jury verdict for amputation injury caused by unsafe machinery in factory
  • $4.07 million jury verdict for tenant assaulted in building due to inadequate security
  • $2.5 million jury verdict for tenant who injured her wrist by slipping in her apartment
  • $2.5 million jury verdict for patient injured by a delay in diagnosing a septic hip
  • $1.25 million jury verdict for driver of car struck by another car on the roadway
  • $1.2 million for construction laborer who was not given a scaffold and fell off a ladder
  • $1.3 million jury verdict for child injured by lead poisoning in apartment building
  • $1.5 million jury verdict for patient injured during appendectomy
  • $1.2 million jury verdict for airport worker who stepped into hazardous equipment

Educational Background:

  • Brooklyn Law School, Juris Doctor 1989
  • State University of New York, Albany, New York, B.A., 1986
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Office Location for Evan Goldberg

2 Perlman Dr
Suite LL-05
Spring Valley, NY 10977

Phone: 845-545-0448

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Last Updated: 5/27/2020

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