Lawrence D. Lissauer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newburgh, NY

Finkelstein & Partners, LLP
1279 Route 300
Newburgh, NY 12551
Phone: 845-562-0203
Fax: 845-562-3492
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%), Appellate (60%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lawrence D. Lissauer is a partner at the law firm Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, in Newburgh, New York, where he concentrates his practice on personal injury law and appellate advocacy, serving clients throughout upstate New York. Mr. Lissauer has over 30 years of legal experience and has earned a reputation as one of the top attorneys practicing today in construction accidents and trial appeals. As a personal injury attorney, he handles cases involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents and other catastrophic injuries.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Lissauer has argued many significant cases at the appellate levels. He is a strong advocate on behalf of injury victims and has recovered major amounts in settlements and verdicts, and his cases have been cited in legal publications. Dedicated to professional education, he has spoken on appellate practice at continuing legal education seminars and for the Orange County Bar Association.

Mr. Lissauer is an associate professor of business at the State University of New York Orange and belongs to the Orange County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. He has also participated on advisory committees devoted to paralegal development. 

Mr. Lissauer earned his bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and obtained his law degree from Albany Law School. He holds licenses to practice law before all New York state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Eastern districts of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 60%Appellate
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Appeals


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Lawrence D. Lissauer

Admitted: 1987, New York

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • THE FINKELSTEIN & PARTNERS CENTER FOR CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION was established in 1999 and, for over 15 years, has offered approved mandatory CLE for attorneys licensed in New York to help both established and newly admitted lawyers maintain and enhance the skills, techniques, and procedures essential to the practice of law. F&P is an approved provider for NJ and PA credits. There is no cost to attend. Certificates of attendance will be provided to those who register and attend, Speaker, CLE 2020
  • Adjunct associate professor of business at SUNY Orange and has been on the college faculty since 1993
  • Orange County Bar Association on topics including e-filing, construction site litigation, workers’ compensation and its relationship to third-party actions, assessing a trial transcript for appellate review and preserving a trial record for appellate review, Seminar

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Continuing Legal Education Classes


  • Riglioni v. Chambers Four Tractor Sales Inc.
  • Cunningham v. Alexander King Plaza LLC
  • Baez v. New York City Transit Authority
  • Casiero v. Stamer
  • Butler v. Grimes
  • Corwise v. Lefrak Org.
  • Alvarado v. Dillon, 67 A.D.3d 1214

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York United States District Court, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts
  • New York State Trial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Hobart College, B.A.
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Office Location for Lawrence D. Lissauer

1279 Route 300
Newburgh, NY 12551

Phone: 845-562-0203

Fax: 845-562-3492

Last Updated: 5/20/2021

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