Dedication - Compassion - Results
The main objective of our Firm is to successfully reach our clients' goals and to treat each and every client with consideration and respect along the way. We make the practice of law understandable to our clients and are always available for any questions, comments or concerns about their legal rights. We attend to our clients' needs in a diligent, straightforward, and a conscientious manner. We utilize our expertise to always arrive at the best possible results for our clients.
Big insurance companies have lawyers who are paid to make sure you receive little or no money for your injuries. If you don’t hire the right lawyer, you could lose some or all of your legal rights.
Our reputation is built upon the fact that we resolve cases quickly and effectively as possible and win the best possible outcome. Client satisfaction is our first priority.
Our attorneys have extensive courtroom experience and will litigate vigorously on your behalf if your case goes to trial. At the same time, we recognize that many people prefer to find more amicable resolutions to their difficulties that do not involve lengthy litigation, or significant emotional and financial expense. We will work with you to identify the ideal resolution, tailored to your particular case. Efficient and effective case resolution is what we are known for over two decades.
Peter DeFilippis, founder and principal trial attorney, graduated from Fordham University in 1985. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from Seton Hall Law School in 1988. He was admitted to the practice of law for the States of New York and New Jersey that same year. He is also admitted to practice in Federal Court in both the Southern and Eastern Districts.
The first three years of Mr. DeFilippis' legal career were spent working for the general litigation firm of Jeffrey Margolis & Associates, and later for the negligence and medical malpractice litigation firm of Harmon & Marks. Mr. DeFilippis began The Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates in 1991.
Mr. DeFilippis has been an active member of American Association of Justice, The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York County Lawyers Association where he was an active member on the Committee for the Supreme Court. He was also an appointed Board Member of Community Board 8 on the Upper Eastside of Manhattan. He is a New York County Judicial Delegate and serves as a member for one of the Judicial Selection Committees responsible for interviewing prospective judges seeking an endorsement for election or reelection. He is the Vice-Chair of a Law Committee for the County of New York. Since 1998 he has also volunteered his time as a Covenant House mentor and as a volunteer with New York Cares.
Mr. DeFilippis spent a great deal of his youth working in almost all aspects of the construction field. Thereafter, while attending college and law school, he managed a real estate purchasing and development partnership in Manhattan. This practical experience has given him a decided advantage in trying all types of premises, construction and work place accident cases as well as in handling business law matters.
Mr. DeFilippis has extensive personal injury, medical malpractice and business law trial experience, and has favorably settled and won substantial verdicts in several high profile cases. Over the past twenty three years he has established a reputation as a dedicated, caring and results oriented litigator with a proven track record. In an article on October 29, 2004, The New York Daily News described him as a, "prominent New York litigator." He was honored to be named on the New York Super Lawyers list in 2011 and 2012. He was included in the 2012 list of "The Top 1% Trial Counsel for Medical Malpractice" in New York by "Medical Malpractice Lawyers" and rated a top medical malpractice lawyer by "Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers" for 2012.
Mr. DeFilippis has provided expert legal commentary for television and newspaper reporters on numerous occasions inlcuding for Court TV.
Striving to achieve exceptional legal representation for our clients has been our mantra from the beginning. That is why everyone in the firm, from Mr. DeFilippis to the dedicated paralegals, attorneys and staff assisting him, works hard to handle a variety of cases including all manners of personal injury, medical malpractice and business law claims. All members of our legal team share a common desire and goal to genuinely help people. Please contact us to learn more about protecting and pursuing your legal rights. We don't just handle cases, we represent people.