Recognized For Excellence

The attorneys at Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., have earned a reputation as being among the top personal injury lawyers in New York City. The firm's two named partners, managing attorney Mitchell Sassower and D. Carl Lustig III, have both received significant awards and recognition for their work on behalf of injured clients in the region.

Awards And Recognition For Mitchell J. Sassower

  • Lawyer of the Year: The Institute of Jewish Humanities has recognized Mr. Sassower as its Lawyer of the Year.
  • New York Super Lawyers list: This is a listing of attorneys who have earned significant peer recognition and professional achievements. Fewer than 5 percent of attorneys in New York are selected for the honor. Mr. Sassower has been selected for this list annually since 2007.
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell: This is the top rating* given by Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review rating process.
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association: Mr. Sassower is a member of the board of directors of this organization, which works to protect the New York civil justice system and the rights of injured consumers.

Awards And Recognition For D. Carl Lustig III

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum: Mr. Lustig is a member of this group, which is limited to lawyers who have won million or multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1 percent of attorneys in the U.S. are members.
  • Roscoe Pound Institute fellow: Mr. Lustig has been a fellow of this organization, which is a national legal think tank created by members of the trial bar.
  • Lawyer of the Year: The Institute of Jewish Humanities has recognized Mr. Lustig as its Lawyer of the Year.
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State: The National Trial Lawyers Association named Mr. Lustig one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the state for 2013. The organization comprises premier trial lawyers from across the U.S.
  • New York Super Lawyers list: This is a listing of attorneys who have earned significant peer recognition and professional achievements. Fewer than 5 percent of attorneys in New York are selected for the honor. Mr. Lustig has been selected for this list annually since 2009.
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell: This is the top rating* given by Martindale-Hubbell's peer-review rating process.
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association: Mr. Lustig is a member of the board of directors of this organization, which works to protect the state's civil justice system and the rights of injured consumers.
  • New York City Trial Lawyers Association: Mr. Lustig is a member of the board of directors of this organization, which supports the work of trial attorneys throughout New York City.
  • American Board of Trial Advocates: Mr. Lustig has been elected to membership in this national association of experienced trial attorneys and judges who work to preserve the right to a civil jury trial.
  • Advisory committees: Mr. Lustig has been selected as a member of the Tort Advisory Committee and the Medical Malpractice Advisory Committee for the Supreme Court, New York County. These committees provide advice and solutions in personal injury cases in New York County.

In addition to these awards and recognitions, Mr. Lustig and Mr. Sassower have both lectured and published articles on personal injury law in New York.

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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.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
  • $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

  • $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

  • $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

  • $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

  • $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

  • $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.