Arthur M. Luxenberg

Top rated Products Liability attorney in New York, New York

Weitz & Luxenberg, PC
Arthur M. Luxenberg
Weitz & Luxenberg, PC

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1985

Education: Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Weitz & Luxenberg, PC

700 Broadway
New York, NY 10003 Visit website


As a founder and member of Weitz & Luxenberg, PC, Arthur M. Luxenberg represents clients in New York City, New York, and across the country. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury law cases, including those that involve mesothelioma and exposure to asbestos.

In 1981, Mr. Luxenberg graduated with the highest honors and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. He then attended the Yeshiva University Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, receiving a Juris Doctor in 1984.

Exposure to asbestos can have lifelong and deadly effects. Having seen firsthand the damage done by asbestos-related illnesses, Mr. Luxenberg is a fierce advocate for his clients. He treats every case as a top priority, giving clients personalized attention and his commitment to helping them receive compensation for their damages. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Luxenberg is ready to battle through even the most complex cases.

In one of his largest successes, Mr. Luxenberg led an appellate case, the result of which was the court's affirmation that victims of asbestos exposure still could file a lawsuit after the statute of limitations had expired. He also represented passengers of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in their claims against the ship's owner after it was hijacked by terrorists. As a testament to these and other accomplishments, Mr. Luxenberg has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

A published author, Mr. Luxenberg is a member of the American Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association and Public Justice.

When he is not at his practice, Mr. Luxenberg serves as a chair for the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School and the United Soup Kitchens. He also supports a number of charitable organizations and causes, including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • Best Lawyer annually since 2008
  • One of the two Alumni of the Year from Cardozo Law, 2014
  • Lawyer of the Year in New York City
  • New York "Super Lawyer" every year since 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • Member, Dean's Advisory Council at Cardozo School of Law
  • Trustee, Children's Medical Fund
  • Board Member, United States Holocaust Memorial
  • Current Chairman of the 1,000-student North Shore Hebrew Academy in Great Neck, NY
  • Leukemia Society of America
  • Chairman, United Soup Kitchens
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author, Practicing Law Institute Course Book, 1988
  • AMICUS CURIAE brief in Environmental Encapsulating Corp. vs. City of New York, 87-2604
  • Allen vs. Abbott Laboratories, 160 A.D.2d 238, 553 N.Y.S.2d 352 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Apr 05, 1990) (NO. 38811)
  • Matthews vs. CTI Container Transport Intern. Inc., 689 F.Supp. 348 (S.D.N.Y, Jul 21, 1988) (NO. 86 CIV 1420 (MGC)
  • Rodriguez vs. Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care, Inc., 161 A.D.2d 692, 555 N.Y.S.2d 828 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., May 21, 1990) (NO. 3743E)
  • Matthews vs. CTI Container Transport Intern. Inc., 871 F.2d 270, 1989 A.M.C. 1232, 8 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 1 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Mar 23, 1989) (NO. 88-7571, 88-7573, 88-7659, 88-7689, 460, 462, 463)
  • Klinghoffer vs. S.N.C. Achille Lauro Ed Altri-Gestione Motonave Achille Lauro in Amministrazione Straordinaria, (37 F.2d 44, 1991 A.M.C. 2751, 19 Fed.R.Serv.3d 1277 (2nd Cir. (N.Y.), Jun 21, 1991) (NO. 1371, 90-9060)
  • Morsellino vs. Frankel, 161 A.D.2d 748, 556 N.Y.S.2d 103 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., May 29, 1990) (NO. 3589E)
  • Hymowitz vs. Eli Lilli and Co., 73 N.Y.2d 437, 541 N.Y.S.2d 941, 589 N.E.2d 1069, 57 U.S.L.W. 2589, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) 12,182 (N.Y., Apr 04, 1989) (NO. 56, 57, 58, 59)
  • Crawford by Crawford vs. Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 647 F.Supp. 843 (S.D.N.Y., Nov 12, 1986) (NO. 86CIV 8318 (MP), 86 CIV 7639 (MP)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York
  • Member, DES Steering Committee for the State of New York
  • New York, 1985
  • Southern District Court of New York
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors, Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics for the New York City Bar Association
  • Eastern District Court of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • First Vice President, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
Educational Background:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Highest Honors, 1981

Office location for Arthur M. Luxenberg

700 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

Phone: 888-725-1932


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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