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David M. Godosky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Godosky & Gentile PC
100 Wall Street, Suite 1702
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-742-9700
Fax: 212-742-9706
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008, 2012 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

David M. Godosky is an attorney at Godosky & Gentile, P.C., in New York, New York. Mr. Godosky devotes his practice to personal injury law and serves clients throughout the New York metropolitan area. He represents plaintiffs in cases involving aviation accidents, birth injury, brain injury, construction accidents, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, trucking accidents and wrongful death. He also handles matters involving civil rights and police misconduct.

Mr. Godosky earned a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College and attained his law degree from Cornell Law School. He has been licensed to practice law since 1993 and is admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Supreme Court of the United States. Before beginning his personal injury practice, he served as a prosecutor and a judge.

Mr. Godosky has earned the highest rating of AV Preeminent* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” He has also been mentioned in the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and New York magazine.

Mr. Godosky is actively involved in the legal community. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York City Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association. He also belongs to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and sits on the board of directors of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Police Misconduct

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008, 2012 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About David M. Godosky

First Admitted: 1993, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.godoskygentile.com/Attorneys/David-M-Godosky.sht...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • President, New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance, 2020
  • New York, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996

Honors/Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in New York Magazine and Super Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in New York
  • New York Law Journal as a “Top Ten” settlement ($7 million in Labatto v. Genting)
  • Highest rating (AV®) from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • “Top Ten” verdicts in New York State by the National Law Journal (Sims v. City of New York)

Educational Background

  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, B.A., 1988

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Verdict for $25.2 Million Dollars - Sims v. City of New York.  Excessive force, Civil Rights, Police Shooting. Supreme Court, Kings County, 2015
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Office Location for David M. Godosky

100 Wall Street
Suite 1702
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-742-9700

Fax: 212-742-9706

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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