Mitchell J. Sassower

Mitchell J. Sassower

Partner
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
800-574-4529
Email:
Mitchell J. Sassower is the managing partner of Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C. He enjoys an excellent reputation as one of the City's top personal injury attorneys, and has again been selected to the New York Super Lawyers list. He is rated* AV (top rating) by Martindale-Hubbell, and the Institute of Jewish Humanities honored him with its "Attorney of the Year" award. He is a member of the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, for which he has lectured on law office management and labor law.

Mitchell J. Sassower had a Labor Law article published in the January 2012 New York Law Journal. The title of the article is "Recent Labor Law §240 Decisions Don't Go Far Enough in Protecting Workers." Additionally, he wrote an article titled "Holly v. Chautauqua: Good News for Plaintiffs Under Labor Law §240(1)" which was published in the Bill of Particulars by the New York State Trial Lawyers Association in 2012.

 In 2015, Mitchell J. Sassower was named one of the nation's top 1 percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. This honor is reserved for a select few who elevate standards and demonstrate the highest ideals among the legal profession. 

  *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 

 

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Accident Litigation
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1977

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York - 1975
  • Queens College, Queens
    • B.A. - 1972

Published Works

  • Holly v. Chautauqua: Good News for Plaintiffs Under Labor Law §240(1), New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Recent Labor Law §240 Decisions Don't Go Far Enough in Protecting Workers, New York Law Journal, January, 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • Lecturer at the New York State Trial Lawyers Association on the topic of "Making & Defending Motions for Summary Judgement in Labor Law Cases" as part of a seminar on recent developments in Labor Law, March 23, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers , 2007 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Directors)
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York County Lawyers Association