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Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm


Standing from Left: Melvin Hartman, Rosalind Fuchsberg-Kaufman, Andrew Buzin, Alan Fuchsberg, Bradley Zimmerman, Elena Carter, Keith Gross, Carly Jannetty. Seated from Left: Christopher Nyberg, Joseph Lanni, Leslie Kelmachter, Edward Hynes  

When facing challenges due to medical malpractice or an automobile or work-related accident, you need attorneys who are experienced, respected in their field and dedicated to obtaining the full justice you deserve.

The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm has represented clients in serious and complex personal injury or wrongful death claims in the New York City metropolitan area for over three generations. In that time, the firm has succeeded in becoming one of the most highly regarded negligence practices, offering their legal services in the areas of traditional tort cases as well as labor law claims, injuries due to civil rights violations, and mass tort liability claims for injuries caused by defective drugs and even environmental pollution.

“While we cannot change the course of what has occurred to our clients, we can certainly assist in providing people with the ability to care for them financially or to somehow get some recompense for the ills caused by other people,” says partner Leslie Kelmachter.

The firm has a legacy of outstanding trial and settlement results. From the beginning of a case, the lawyers do an in-depth analysis, discussing the case both with the client and at internal meetings to devise an effective and winning strategy. The plan of discovery is to prepare each case for trial, so that when it comes time to negotiate a just result, it is always from a position of strength. An experienced staff–including a resident physician who assists with forensic analysis–supports the attorneys, along with state-of-the-art information technology which ensures that clients receive high-caliber representation, top-quality client service and skilled advocacy.

The firm has a tradition of trial excellence and its attorneys have a high standing in the legal community. This month, Ms. Kelmachter will be elected President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the State’s highly recognized personal injury plaintiffs’ bar association. Many of the attorneys have also been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and have held leadership positions in the American Association for Justice, of which Jacob Fuchsberg was formerly president; Trial Lawyers For Public Justice; New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association; New York State Bar Association; and Association of the Bar of the City of New York. The Firm’s prominent lawyers include managing partner Bradley Zimmerman, partner Keith Gross, and senior associates Elena Carter and Andrew Buzin, as well as founding family members Rosalind Fuchsberg Kaufman and Alan Fuchsberg.

The partners in the firm handle and supervise multimillion-dollar cases with first-rate results. Their clients all receive professional, personable and reliable care from start to finish. The firm is well aware of its client’s principal concern to be justly compensated, as well as the angst that accompanies a family where the primary income earner is disabled or the cost of care is overwhelming. With sophisticated negotiation backed by an insistence on just results, the firm time and again succeeds in making a difference for its clients.

Alan Fuchsberg promises, “When clients come to us with life-altering problems, we are inspired to represent them and to find solutions, even in the most difficult cases”.

Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm
500 Fifth Avenue, Floor 45
New York, NY 10110
ph: 212.869.3500 fax: 212.398.1532

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