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“I was extremely impressed by his professionalism, integrity, responsiveness, judgment and demeanor. I would highly recommend him above all others. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my lawsuit! I have recommended him to my family and friends and they were equally impressed.”   

~Lillian M. a personal injury client

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Peter DeFilippis

Practice Areas:
Personal Injury, Automobile, Truck, Bus, Motorcycle, Pedestrian Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accidents, Wrongful Death, Construction Site Accidents, Business Law, Employment Law, Contracts, Real Estate Litigation, General Civil Litigation. Trials in Brooklyn, Bronx, Nassau, New York City, Queens, Putnam, Westchester and the Federal Courts.

Admitted:
1989, New York and New Jersey Bars;
1991, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Law School:
Seton Hall University, J.D. 1988

College:
Fordham University, The Bronx, New York, B.A., 1985.

Member:
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York County Lawyers Association
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Biography:
New York Super Lawyers list in 2011-16.
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2016.
VerdictSearch for “Top Verdicts” in 2010 and 2011.
New York Law Journal, “Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice” in 2014 for the verdict of $3,500,000 in Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center: Negligent Treatment category.
New York Law Journal, “Top Settlements” for Premises Liability: Negligent Repair category in 2014 and 2016.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers Magazine of 2012 listed in “The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice” in N.Y.
Martindale Hubbell LexisNexis, received the “Client Distinction Award” in 2012 and 2015.
Rated a “Superb Attorney” (10 out of 10) by Avvo an independent attorney rating service.

Appointed:
Former Member of Community Board 8 in Manhattan
Former New York County Judicial Delegate
Board Member of “Days of Wonder” Pre-School, Dobbs Ferry, New York
Referee for the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Volunteer Work:
Covenant House Mentor Program
New York Cares Volunteer Program

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