Eli B. Basch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kingston, NY

Basch & Keegan LLP
 | 307 Clinton Avenue, PO Box 4235
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-338-8884
Fax: 845-338-2268
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    A senior partner at Basch & Keegan LLP, Eli B. Basch has been representing victims of the negligence of other parties for his entire legal career. Based in Kingston, New York, where he was born and raised, he assists clients throughout the greater Albany metropolitan area and other parts of the state. Mr. Basch majored in history and English at the University at Albany, part of the State University of New York system, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1970. He subsequently obtained his legal education at Western New England University School of Law, graduating in 1976 with his Juris Doctor.

    Mr. Basch’s personal injury and wrongful death practice has included matters that have arisen out of truck and other motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction site accidents, defective products, aviation crashes, animal attacks and nursing home abuse. In the process of obtaining millions of dollars in compensation for his plaintiff clients, he has tried hundreds of cases through jury verdicts and has negotiated thousands of favorable settlements. Mr. Basch’s successful track record and high degree of ethics have not gone unnoticed by his fellow members of the bar, who have given him an “Excellent” peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, among other honors.

    Mr. Basch has been admitted to practice in New York since 1977, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. A veteran of the United States Navy, he is a member of several professional organizations.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

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    About Eli Basch

    Admitted: 1977, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.baschkeegan.com/attorneys/eli-b-basch/


    • Recognized among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York State since 2007
    • Named as Super Lawyer of Upstate New York by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Supreme Court, 1984
    • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
    • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
    • New York State, 1977
    • American Association for Justice, National College of Advocacy, New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York Trial Academy, Super Lawyers, Upstate New York, Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Ulster County Bar Association – Past President



    Educational Background:

    • SUNY Albany, Bachelors, 1970
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    Office Location for Eli B. Basch

    307 Clinton Avenue
    PO Box 4235
    Kingston, NY 12401

    Phone: 845-338-8884

    Fax: 845-338-2268

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    Last Updated: 4/20/2021

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