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Steven Dorfman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New York, NY

The Perecman Firm, PLLC
250 W. 57th Street, Suite 401
New York, NY 10107
Phone: 212-977-7033
Fax: 212-977-7035
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1997
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

As managing attorney at The Perecman Firm, PLLC, Steven Dorfman represents those who have been injured in cases of construction accidents, premises accidents, civil rights violations, vehicle accidents and medical malpractice. With almost three decades of experience, he joined the firm with extensive experience in catastrophic injury cases, and he has recovered tens of millions of dollars for those who have been seriously injured and their family members.

A talented, knowledgeable attorney with a reputation for thoroughness and commitment, Mr. Dorfman has worked on several high-profile cases during his career. These include the Spuyten Duyvil train derailment, the 2008 Manhattan Crane Collapse and the 2015 Metro-North Accident. During his career, he has recovered $1.375 million for an injured construction worker, $1.4 million for an injured elevator mechanic and $3.25 million for another injured construction worker.

Admitted to practice in the state of New York, Mr. Dorfman is also admitted to practice before the following federal courts: the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is fluent in both Spanish and English and is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Dorfman is most proud of the experience he had to work pro bono with victims of the 9/11 attacks and make sure they got their share of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. He believes that the highest calling in life to is to fight for the rights of those who are disadvantaged and injured.

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

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


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About Steven Dorfman

First Admitted: 1997, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Bronx County Medical Society


  • , New York Super Lawyers, 2020

Educational Background

  • George Washington University, Bachelors of Art, International Affairs, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
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Office Location for Steven Dorfman

250 W. 57th Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10107

Phone: 212-977-7033

Fax: 212-977-7035

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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