John C. Cherundolo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Syracuse, NY

Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC
 | 100 Madison Street, AXA Tower I, 17th Floor (Suite 1700)
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-449-9500
Fax: 315-449-9804
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John C. Cherundolo is the founder of Cherundolo Law Firm PLLC in Syracuse, New York. Mr. Cherundolo is widely recognized as one of the best trial lawyers in the country.  He has substantial trial experience representing individuals throughout the North East United States who have sustained a serious injury. He has handled matters involving automobile accidents, aviation accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, workplace accidents and other types of injuries.

Mr. Cherundolo holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Syracuse University and a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University and a master of law degree from Temple University. He has been admitted to practice law in New York since 1974.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Cherundolo has received a significant amount of recognition for his achievements. He has earned membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum due to his successful recoveries on behalf of his clients. He has also been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America”.  He has been recognized as one of the top 1% of lawyers in the Country, and has been named as one of the Elite Layers in America.

Mr. Cherundolo is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, Litigation Counsel of America, and a number of other prestigious organizations that recognize the top trial lawyers in the Country. He has served leadership roles in organizations, including Past President the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Founder, Director and Past President of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American Association for Justice and Public Justice, among others.

Outside of his practice, Mr. Cherundolo has and continues to serve as an adjunct professor of law at Syracuse University College of Law where he teaches Advanced Torts classes and helps with the Competitive Trial teams of the College of Law.  He has also been involved with athletic organizations, most recently having served as the Chairman of the Syracuse University Athletic Board.  He previously served as a acting Supreme Court justice in Onondaga County and a New York State Court of Claims judge.  Mr. Cherundolo handles only the most serious of personal injury actions.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products (40%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About John Cherundolo

Admitted: 1974, New York

Professional Webpage: https://cherundololawfirm.com/john-cherundolo/

Honors/Awards:

  • "The Best Lawyers in America" for nearly two decades
  • Top-Rated Attorney, Super Lawyers
  • Listed in "Who's Who in American Law"

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • All courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (Founding Member, Former President)
  • Elite Lawyers of America (Platinum Member)
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (Fellow-Limited to 500 best trial lawyers in the United States)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Fellow)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Former President; Former Dean of New York Trial Lawyers Institute)
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (Fellow)
  • American Trial Lawyers Association (Former State Delegate)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Alliance of Consumer Rights (Former Chair Of Steering Committee)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Former State Coordinator)

Educational Background:

  • Syracuse University College of Arts and Sciences, B.A. 1970
  • Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, M.A., 1972

Industry Groups

  • Aviation
  • Burn Injury
  • Construction Injuries
  • Head Trauma
  • Malpractice
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Misdiagnosis Of Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
Office Location for John C. Cherundolo

100 Madison Street
AXA Tower I, 17th Floor (Suite 1700)
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-449-9500

Fax: 315-449-9804

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Last Updated: 5/10/2018

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