Gregg J. Borri

Top rated Products Liability attorney in New York, New York

Borri Law Offices
Gregg J. Borri
Borri Law Offices

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Business Litigation

Licensed in New York since: 1984

Education: Washington and Lee University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

Borri Law Offices

61 Broadway, Suite 2820
New York, NY 10006 Phone: 212-980-8866 Email: Gregg J. Borri Visit website


Gregg Borri has more than 30 years of experience in business and producst liability litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts across the United States.  He has been awarded the coveted Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating, based upon the assessments of experienced attorneys from across the country. The AV Peer Review Rating, awarded by the 140-year-old Martindale-Hubbell firm, means that Gregg Borri has been determined by his peers to have the highest ethical standards and professional abilities.

Mr. Borri’s work ethic and diversity of experience, representing plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes, mass tort products liability litigation, and class action litigation, have endowed him with the analytical ability, writing skills, and tactical and strategic skills to produce excellent results for his clients.

Since graduating Magna Cum Laude from law school, where Mr. Borri served as an editor of the Law Review, and was admitted to the Order of the Coif, the legal honor society equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa, Mr. Borri has achieved many outstanding results.  Mr. Borri secured nearly $2,000,000.00 from Bank America for a business client in a case that went to the New York Court of Appeals and established case law that is still cited today in numerous bank litigations.   For a New Jersey husband and wife sold a defective siding product that allowed water to intrude into their home causing extensive but hidden damage, Mr. Borri achieved a $625,000.00 settlement allowing, the couple to restore their home to the quality and attractiveness they were entitled to when they paid to have it built.

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First Admitted: 1984, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Mr. Borri is active in numerous professional organizations:  American Association for Justice; New York State Bar Association 1982 -2010 (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Commercial and Federal Litigation and Creditor Rights Committee); American Bar Association 1979 -2010  (Member, Sections on: Litigation and Commercial and Financial Services Committee; Business Law); Association of the Bar of the City of New York 1984-2011.
  •, Mass Torts Products Liability
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • J.D. magna cum laude 1979; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Law Reveiw, Washington & Lee University School of Law
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Borri, Keeping the Guarantor on the Hook, New York Law Journal, Vol. 214-No. 7, July 12, 1995; Borri, Claims of Discrimination in Jury Selection: A Side Show of Growing Complexity, New York Law Journal, Vol. 212-No. 31, August 15, 1994
  • Banque Worms, S.A. v. Bank America International, 77 N.Y.2d 362; 568 N.Y.S.2d 541 (N.Y. 1991) Successfully representing bank recipient of electronic funds transfer of $2,000,000 mistakenly paid over stop payment order, persuading New York Court of Appeals to adopt a rule of law, known as the discharge for value rule, allowing bank to retain funds and shifting loss due to insolvency to erring bankPNC Bank, N.A. v. Millman, 164 F.3d 785 (2nd Cir. 1999) Successfully representing creditor in setting aside conveyances of monies to trusts established for the benefit of children of debtor and in upholding claim to set aside conveyance of real propertyMovado Group, Inc. v Presberg, 259 A.D.2d 371, 687 N.Y.S.2d 116 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dept. 1999) Successfully obtaining reversal of trial court ruling that creditor’s guaranty lacked consideration and was limitedPort Distributing Corp. v. Pflaumer, 880 F. Supp. 204 (S.D.N.Y. 1995), aff’d 70 F.3rd 8 (2nd Cir. 1995) Successfully defending guarantor against claim by seller of business on ground that seller failed to timely perfect security interest in the assets of the businessMichigan National Bank, N.A. v Stein & Day Publishing, Inc.Successfully representing secured lender in Chapter 11 proceeding of a publishing company, enforcing secured creditor’s security interests and mortgages and realizing proceeds of underlying collateralNational Bank of Canada v. Artex Industries, Inc., 627 F. Supp. 610 (S.D.N.Y. 1986) Successfully recovering monies paid by mistake
Educational Background:
  • Gregg J. Borri received his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1979.  While at Washington & Lee, Mr. Borri was Executive Editor of the Washington & Lee University Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif, a prestigious national legal honor society limited to students graduating in the top rank of their class.  Mr. Borri received his B.A. from Colgate University in 1976.
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Mr. Borri is admitted to practice in two states and before numerous courts:  1980, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1984, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1996, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Industry Groups:
  • American Association For Justice

Office location for Gregg J. Borri

61 Broadway, Suite 2820
New York, NY 10006


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

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