Mr. Stern went to law school intent on becoming a trial attorney. His curriculum was tailored to this goal, which included working for a New York State Supreme Court justice, where he gained valuable insight to his current practice as a trial attorney. Since graduating law school, he has been called upon to teach “The Art of Taking a Deposition” and presented a webinar on the use of contracts in construction related accident cases in New York State. In connection with his specialty of workplace accidents, he has obtained OSHA 10 and 30 certifications. In 2018 and 2019 he was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, an accolade reserved for less than 2.5 percent of attorneys in New York State.
Formerly a partner at a large defense firm handling manifold catastrophic injury cases, Mr. Stern has found his calling representing accident victims. Observing the devastating effects of construction related accidents on workers and their families led Mr. Stern to make a career change after defending construction companies, municipalities, professional athletes, landlords, businesses, and other defendants in personal injury and commercial actions. The trust in his skills to handle technical and devastating injury cases on “both sides of the fence” speaks volumes about his abilities as an attorney.
Armed with knowledge of the inner workings of defense firms, municipalities, and multitudinous insurance companies, Mr. Stern now solely represents the victims of accidents. His experience on the defense side has proven invaluable in obtaining favorable results for his clients.
Mr. Stern has tried numerous cases to verdict and been very successful at both the trial and appellate level. His clients have received millions of dollars as a result of his commitment to each case, resulting in his favorite result, client satisfaction. His passionate, calculated, and relentless approach to litigation has proven a tremendous asset to our team.