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G. Oliver Koppell

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Law Offices of G. Oliver Koppell & Associates
99 Park Ave Ste 1100
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-867-3838
Fax: 212-681-0810
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1966
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), General Litigation (30%), Appellate (10%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

G. Oliver Koppell is an attorney and principal at the Law Offices of G. Oliver Koppell & Associates in New York, New York. Mr. Koppell represents plaintiffs in employment discrimination matters throughout the New York metropolitan area including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. His firm also handles matters in the areas of commercial litigation, consumer protection, malpractice, product liability and personal injury.

Licensed to practice law since 1966, Mr. Koppell is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has more than 40 years of legal experience in both the private and public sectors.

Having litigated extensively at both the trial and appellate levels in the State of New York, Mr. Koppell has also argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

Before his current position as principal of his private New York-based firm, Mr. Koppell held a variety of other legal roles. He was a member of  the New York State Assembly where he authored hundreds of laws including the Adult Guardian Law, the Home Energy Fair Practices Act and the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act.

Additionally, Mr. Koppell is a former New York State Attorney General and former chair of the Standing Committee on Judiciary of the New York State Assembly. He has also been a member of the New York City Council, representing the Riverdale section of the Bronx.


Practice Areas
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%General Litigation
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

About G. Oliver Koppell

First Admitted: 1966, New York


  • Super Lawyers, 2013 to 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, New York State Assembly  
  • Member, New York City Council  

Educational Background

  • Harvard College, cum laude

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • I am qualified to act as Guardian/Fiduciary if appointed by the Courts of the State of New York
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Office Location for G. Oliver Koppell

99 Park Ave Ste 1100
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-867-3838

Fax: 212-681-0810

Last Updated: 6/4/2021

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