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Slawomir Platta

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

The Platta Law Firm
42 Broadway, Suite 1927
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 917-920-4284
Fax: 212-514-9300
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed in New York Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Social Security Disability (30%), Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Polish
Attorney Profile

As principal of The Platta Law Firm, Slawomir Platta has dedicated his career to serving injured persons in New York, New York. Over the past two decades, he has worked hard to win fair compensation for his clients. The cases he handles include personal injury, construction accidents, car accidents, wrongful death, Social Security Disability, slip-and-falls and workers' compensation.

Mr. Platta began his legal academic career in Poland. In 1999, he obtained his J.D. in civil law at the University of Warsaw and successfully completed his J.D. in canon law at the University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski. A year later, he completed his Masters of Laws at the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law.

Since beginning his legal career in 2000, Mr. Platta has been recognized by his peers and national organizations for his fearless approach to defending his clients. He received the Annual Recognition Reward in 2018 for the Polish American Congress, New Jersey Division. That same year, he also received an Award of Appreciation from the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, New York Section.

Even outside of the courtroom, he remains actively involved in the legal field. He is a member of the American Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Not surprisingly, Mr. Platta is heavily involved in the local Polish community. In fact, he has served as Grand Marshal of the Pulaski Day Parade.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Social Security Disability
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


7 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Slawomir Platta

First Admitted: 2004, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • United States District Court -Southern District of New York, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2007
  • Court of Appeals for the State of New York, 2011
  • New York State Bar, 2004


  • “Top NY Verdicts″ and “Top New York Settlements”
  • Annual Recognition Award, 2018, Polish American Congress New Jersey Division
  • Award of Appreciation from Consulate General of the Republic of Poland – New York Section, 2018
  • Super Lawyers – New York Metro

Educational Background

  • University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski, Juris Doctor, Canon Law, 1994 – 1999
  • University of Warsaw, Juris Doctor, Civil Law, 1994 - 1999
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Office Location for Slawomir Platta

42 Broadway
Suite 1927
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 917-920-4284

Fax: 212-514-9300

Last Updated: 12/29/2021

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