Noah H. Kushlefsky

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in New York, New York

Noah H. Kushlefsky

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1987

Education: The George Washington University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023


485 Lexington Ave
28th Floor
New York, NY 10017 Visit website


Attorney Noah H. Kushlefsky is the managing partner of Kreindler & Kreindler LLP law firm, which has law offices in New York, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; and Los Angeles, California. Working primarily out of the firm's New York City location, Mr. Kushlefsky has more than 34 years of experience, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout New York and New Jersey who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • September 11 Victim Compensation Fund claims
  • Aviation accidents
  • Mass torts
  • Wrongful death and serious personal injury

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Kushlefsky has established himself as a leader in his field, and he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for 9/11 terrorist attack victims as well as many families who lost loved ones in international and domestic airline crashes. He has secured awards of $11 million and $7 million for the victims of commercial airline accidents, and he obtained a jury verdict of more than $8.75 million in a product liability case against a major automobile manufacturer.

Mr. Kushlefsky serves on the board of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association as well as editor of "The New York Law of Torts," and he lobbies for positive changes in the state's wrongful death law. He is also an active member of the American Bar Association, the New York State and New York County bar associations, and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations. He has also conducted many lectures and served as panelist for various forums involving aviation law and 9/11-reated litigation. 

Honored for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Kushlefsky is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as among the top 5% of attorneys in his region each year since 2006.

Mr. Kushlefsky received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Boston University in 1983, and he obtained his Juris Doctor from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1986, where he served as member of the George Washington University Law Review. 

He is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the District of Colorado. He also practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

*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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Transportation/Maritime, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Personal Injury - Defense, Railroad Accident, Transportation Law, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Transportation/Maritime
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1987, New York

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Educational Background:
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, B.S., 1983
  • Boston University, Boston, MA, B.S. - 1983
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1987
  • New Jersey, 1987
  • New York, 1987
  • Board Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Past Board Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Appointed 1991
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Member, Plaintiffs Committee, Swissair Flight 111
  • Special Counsel, World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation
  • Member, Plaintiffs Committee, September 11th Liability Litigation
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1987
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • New Jersey
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Convincing Jurors to Award Damages to the Unlikeable Client, 2011 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, New York, NY
  • Past Editor, New York Tort Law, A Thomson West Publication
  • Panelist, Legal Impact of the 9/11 Compensation Benefits, 2012 Voices of September 11th Forum, New York, NY
  • Panelist, Victims Compensation Fund and Ongoing Legal Considerations of the Zadroga Law (Responders and Survivors), 2014 Voices of September 11th Forum, New York, NY
  • Panelist, Victims Compensation Fund and Ongoing Legal Considerations of the Zadroga Law, 2015 Voices of September 11th Forum, New York NY
  • Panelist, Update on the VCF and Other Compensation Programs for Responders & Survivors, 2019 Voices of September 11th Forum, New York, NY
  • Speaker, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund as an Alternative to Litigation, Lloyd’s, London, England
  • Speaker, 2020 Masters of Mass Tort Conference, Cancun, Mexico
  • FealGood Foundation "The Advocate" Award Recipient , 2014
  • Awarded 5.0/5.0 Peer-Reviewed Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • New York Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2017
  • Recipient, 2017 Fealgood Foundation Award
  • Awarded AVVO Rating of 10 out of 10
  • Selected as 2020 Super Lawyer, 2006-2020

Office location for Noah H. Kushlefsky

485 Lexington Ave
28th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-973-3448


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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