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Ruth E. Bernstein

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

The Ruth E. Bernstein Law Firm
450 Seventh Avenue, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10123
Phone: 212-888-6688
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2017 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1991
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts
Languages Spoken: English, French
Attorney Profile

Experienced attorney Ruth E. Bernstein is the founder of The Ruth E. Bernstein Law Firm. At her New York City law office, Ms. Bernstein focuses her efforts on protecting the rights of victims of negligence. Thanks to her extensive knowledge of personal injury law and her excellent reputation, clients from the New York City metropolitan area and throughout New York state know to turn to her for assistance as they pursue compensation related to the following:

• Medical malpractice
• Products and premises liability
• Catastrophic injuries
• Wrongful death
• Construction accidents
• Car and motorcycle accidents
• Dog bites
• Trucking accidents
• Sexual abuse
• Nursing home abuse

Ms. Bernstein began her legal career in 1991 after earning her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and her approval to practice law in New York state. Over the past nearly 25 years, attorney Bernstein has repeatedly proved herself to be a dedicated client advocate and invaluable legal ally in a number of jury trials that led to favorable verdicts for her clients. In fact, her many successes have led to numerous features in print and on television.

As a result of Ms. Bernstein's outstanding record of success, she has earned a number of honors and awards from within the legal community, including the Marie Lambert Award, which the American Association for Justice bestowed upon her in 2011.

In addition to her role as a successful trial lawyer and advocate for the rights of those suffering from personal injuries, Ms. Bernstein is also a dedicated member of the legal community. She served as chair of the American Association for Justice's Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, where she also served as a member of both the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Toxic Torts


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2017 - 2022

About Ruth E. Bernstein

First Admitted: 1991

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • American Association for Justice


  • Marie Lambert Award, American Association of Justice, 2009
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Office Location for Ruth E. Bernstein

450 Seventh Avenue
33rd Floor
New York, NY 10123

Phone: 212-888-6688

Last Updated: 6/16/2022

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