Victoria Wickman

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Manhattan, New York

Law Office of Victoria Wickman
Victoria Wickman
Law Office of Victoria Wickman

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2002

Education: St. John's University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Italian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
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Law Office of Victoria Wickman

40 Exchange Place
Suite 500
Manhattan, NY 10005 Visit website


Victoria Wickman is the founder of a boutique law firm in New York City, the Law Office of Victoria Wickman. Her firm is completely focused on medical malpractice and represents clients who have suffered injuries in the course of receiving any type of medical care. She serves clients in the New York City metropolitan area and in New Jersey. Ms. Wickman began her law career by working in a local law office while still attending law school. While there, she handled all the personal injury matters and developed a passion for those that have been mistreated and injured.

Ms. Wickman graduated cum laude from St. John's University in 1998 and earned her Juris Doctor from the St. John's University School of Law in 2001. After graduation, she worked at a Park Avenue law firm as an associate where she served on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Ms. Wickman worked in this capacity for three years before moving to a prestigious personal injury law firm. While there, she secured numerous multimillion-dollar settlements in cases involving medical malpractice, including failures to diagnose cancer, improper surgeries and improper infant deliveries. This continued success led her to open her own firm in 2009. In addition to medical malpractice, her practice specializes in traumatic brain injury cases and personal injury. As a sole practitioner, she can dedicate her time and energy to her clients. Her office is located in downtown Manhattan.

Ms. Wickman is the Co-Vice Chair of the Medical Malpractice Committee of the New York State Trial Lawyer's Association. She was also given the Pen Award from Governor Andrew Cuomo for her work in having the statute of limitations corrected for cancer patients who were not timely diagnosed. Ms. Wickman is also a member of many other professional organizations, including the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, the Kings County American Inns of Court, the North American Brain Injury Society and the New York State Bar Association. She is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and speaks fluent Italian.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

  • 90% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2001, New Jersey

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Educational Background:
  • University  St. John's University, B.A., Cum Laude, 1998
  • Proud recipient of the Pen Award to commemorate the enactment of Lavern's Law which amended the Civil Practice Laws and Rules in relation to accrual of causes of action for medical, dental and podiatric malpractice as it related to failure to diagnose cancer., Pen Award, Governor Andrew Cuomo, 2018
  • Proud recipient of the Champion of Justice Award for her "leadership and tireless advocacy in making Lavern's Law a reality.", Champion of Justice Award, New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, 2018
  • Member & Internal Director, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Dean's List, St. John's University School of Law, 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Co-Vice Chair Medical Malpractice Committee, New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, 2019
  • Deputy Treasurer, New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, 2021
  • Board of Directors, Brooklyn Women's Bar Association, 2019
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey, 2002
  • Columbian Lawyers of Kings County
  • New York, 2001
  • Nathan Sobel Inns of Court, Kings County
  • North American Brain Injury Society
  • American Inns of Court, Kings County, 2006
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Learn all the techniques you need for a successful jury selection, opening, d8ect and cross examination and summation from a group of leaders from the Medical Malpractice bar. These experienced and successful attorneys will be joined by the Honorable Marsha Steinhardt.   In addition to trial techniques, our respected lecturers will discuss the unique challenges in medical malpractice cases following the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel will address what the jury trial will look like and how the current status of the medical profession will impact jury selection and other aspects of the trial. Learn creative ideas on how to prevail in this new world., Medical Malpractice Trials, 2020
  • using technology to efficiently run and manage your practice, Working from Home During the Pandemic, 2020
  • Lecturer on overcoming the causation defense in brain damage baby cases., Lecturer, Brain Damaged Baby Cases - Overcoming the Causation Defense, 2021
  • Lectured to young attorneys on how to try your first case, including medical malpractice actions., Lecturer, Trying your First Case, 2014
  • Direct Examination: Strategy of Witnesses; the Problem Client Witness; Departure and Substantial Factor and Hypothetical Questions of Your Expert; Overcoming the Difficulty of Direct Examination, Lecturer, Direct Examination in Medical Malpractice cases for New York State Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • "Training Medical Malpractice Staff", New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, December 2008

Office location for Victoria Wickman

40 Exchange Place
Suite 500
Manhattan, NY 10005

Phone: 212-374-9161


11 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2013

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