Kenneth A. Bloom

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in New York, New York

Gartner + Bloom PC
Kenneth A. Bloom
Gartner + Bloom PC

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, Personal Injury, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1982

Education: American University Washington College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2013 - 2023

Gartner + Bloom PC

801 Second Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10017 Visit website


The founding and managing partner of the law offices of Gartner + Bloom PC, which is situated in New York City, New York, Kenneth A. Bloom has been in the legal field for over 39 years. With law offices in both New York City and Springfield, New Jersey, he focuses his practice on issues such as personal injury, labor law matters, insurance coverage, construction law, insurance fraud defense and commercial litigation. 

Professional and diligent, Mr. Bloom takes on every case with a genuine concern for his clients. He provides customized and tailored solutions for each client’s unique case. He delivers personal attention and is responsive and accessible to his clients. With a firm commitment to his clients’ interests, he is a tireless advocate for their liberties. 

Licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, New York and Pennsylvania, Mr. Bloom has also been admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. 

Graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, Mr. Bloom obtained his Juris Doctor from American University. He currently guest lectures at Cornell University on the subject “managing and resolving conflict.” Prior to founding his own law firm, he served as an assistant district attorney for Kings County and as a senior attorney in prominent law firms in New York. 

An excellent orator, Mr. Bloom has lectured on insurance coverage and construction matters at many renowned legal associations. He actively involves in his legal community, including having memberships in the New York State Former District Attorneys Association, the Tort and Insurance Practice and Alternate Dispute Resolution Sections of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. 

Additionally, Mr. Bloom is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the New York County Lawyers Association. He has been selected to be on the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Construction Defect’s Board of Directors, an esteemed group of top construction defect experts throughout the country. Recognized for his impeccable work, he has been AV Preeminent* peer review-rated by Martindale Hubbell. 

*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

Construction Litigation: Business, Personal Injury - General: Defense, Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Construction Accident, Construction Defects, Insurance, Insurance Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Non-Compete Agreements, Personal Injury - Defense, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 10% Business Litigation
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 1981, Washington DC

Professional Webpage:

  • New York Superlawyer, 2007- 2016
  • One of the Top Attorneys in New York, 2013
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Lectured, West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Conference
  • Guest lecturer, Cornell University, “Managing and Resolving Conflict”
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Claims and Litigation Alliance Construction Defect, Board of Directors
  • MC Consultant’s East Region Construction Defect Conference, Vice-Chairman and Chairman, 2010-2014
  • New York State Former District Attorneys Association, Brooklyn, New York, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Member
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • Construction Committee of the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution, Co-chair, 2004-2005
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • The New York County Lawyers Association
  • District of Columbia, 1981
  • New York, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1988
  • The U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1990
Educational Background:
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1978

Office location for Kenneth A. Bloom

801 Second Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-759-5800


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007, 2013 - 2023

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