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Ira H. Goldfarb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

Friedman, Levy, Goldfarb & Green P.C.
250 West 57th Street, Suite 1619
New York, NY 10107
Phone: 212-307-5800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Ira H. Goldfarb is the senior partner at Friedman, Levy, Goldfarb & Green, P.C., located in New York, New York, and serving clients throughout the 10107 zip code area. He focuses his practice on plaintiff's personal injury litigation, helping people who have been harmed in matters including products liability, medical malpractice, construction site accidents, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability and wrongful death. Some of his successes have included a $20 million jury verdict in a case in which a person's colon damage was not detected during a colonoscopy, a $4.98 million award in a motor vehicle accident and a $3.5 million jury verdict in a case involving dental malpractice.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Goldfarb attended what is now known as the University at Buffalo, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in economics in 1975. Staying on campus, he pursued his legal studies at SUNY Buffalo Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1978. Mr. Goldfarb started his legal career as a special assistant attorney general with the Office of the Special Prosecutor for New York State before entering private practice in 1982. Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Goldfarb is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the United States Tax Court.

Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, as attested to his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Goldfarb is an active participant in several legal organizations. His memberships include the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

*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
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

About Ira H. Goldfarb

First Admitted: 1979, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Order of the Barristers

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Counsel to Honors, Inc.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • Bar of the State of New York
  • Association for Justice
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. Economics, Cum Laude, 1975

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Institute - Product Liability Lecture
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Office Location for Ira H. Goldfarb

250 West 57th Street
Suite 1619
New York, NY 10107

Phone: 212-307-5800

Last Updated: 3/25/2022

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