Honors & Memberships
Mr. Gersowitz has worked primarily in personal injury litigation, helping injured victims receive appropriate compensation. His success as a litigator has earned him various recognitions. He has been chosen for Super Lawyers, as featured in the New York Times magazine, from 2010 to the present.In addition to his legal representation of clients in the courtroom, Mr. Gersowitz is a member of several legal associations. His impressive memberships and affiliations include, amongst others: Second Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA),Governor of the American Association for Justice (AAJ)and a Member of the New York County Judicial Screening Committee.
Notable Settlements & Jury Verdicts
Mr. Gersowitz has successfully handled a variety of high profile cases, which have resulted in notable settlements and jury verdicts. Most notably, Mr. Gersowitz and his firm were recognized by the National Law Journal for achieving the #1 and #4 top verdicts in the country for an $18 million settlement for the sole survivor of a tragic car accident on the Bronx River Parkway that claimed the lives of six family members, as well as for a $12 million settlement in a class action lawsuit for victims who got sick from the Bronx Pelham Bay Landfill.
BS: Cornell University
JD: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
1981, New York
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers (2010-Present)
Best Lawyers in America (2012-Present)
American Association of Justice (AAJ): Governor (Current), Eagle Political Action Committee (Current), Leaders Forum (Current)New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA): Board of Directors (Current), Second Vice President (2012-2013), Secretary (2011-2012). Admitted: State of New York (1981), State of New Jersey (1981), U.S. District Courts Eastern District of New York (1981), U.S. District Courts Southern District of New York (1981)New York County Judicial Screening Committee, 2013, 2009, 2003, Tort Litigation Committee, New York City Bar Association, 2006 - 2009, Member, American Bar Association, Member, New York City Bar Association, Member, New York State Bar Association
Pro Bono/Community Service
The Gardiner Foundation