Top Attorney – Philip A. Russotti
New York, NY WW/Press/December 8, 2015 –Philip A. Russotti, Attorney at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro and Halperin, LLP, was selected for inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America 2015-16 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Phil Russotti is responsible for all the trials of WRSH, overseeing each of the trial attorneys and participating in the strategy and preparation of every trial. Philip has tried every type of civil case, including medical malpractice, products liability, construction accidents, premises liability, police brutality, and automobile cases.
Mr. Russotti was an Assistant District Attorney in New York County under Frank Hogan and Robert Morgenthau, and then Chief of a Supreme Court Trial Bureau, where he supervised and taught trial advocacy to thirty assistant district attorneys who were responsible for trying some of the most serious crimes in New York City. Since that time he has been in private practice, concentrating on representing individuals injured by negligent conduct. In 2014, he was inducted in the NY Law Journal/ALM Medical Malpractice Hall of Fame and has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer since 2007. He also has the highest Martindale Hubbell AV rating and is recognized by Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Philip received his J.D. from St. John’s Law School in 1973 and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, American Association for Justice, and is Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.