John is the senior trial attorney for the firm and has been making a difference for his clients ever since his first trial win over 20 years ago. Some significant verdicts include a $4,646,000 verdict for the wrongful death of a woman due to delayed diagnosis of lung cancer; a $2,500,000 verdict for the family of a woman who bled to death while waiting for emergency surgery on a ruptured aneurysm; and a $1,646,000 verdict for the family of a man who died as the result of delayed diagnosis of lung cancer. His success extends beyond verdicts, with numerous multi-million-dollar settlements in cases involving injured construction workers, catastrophically injured children and other New Yorkers injured by negligence or malpractice. Under John’s leadership, the firm has recorded more than $200 million in combined settlements and verdicts. He credits the firm’s success to a combination of old-fashioned hard work and innovative trial techniques.
As a result of his skill and empathy for clients, John has been a frequent lecturer through the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Brooklyn Bar Association. The respect from his peers has earned him a place in The Best Lawyers in America and in New York Magazine’s Best Lawyers in the New York Area.