New York, NY/Press/May 7, 2018 – Charles L. Bach, Jr., Founding Partner of Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach, LLP was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“The best defense is a creative, thoroughly prepared offense.” – Charles L. Bach, Jr.
Charles L. Bach, Jr. is a founding partner of Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach LLP. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New York since 1978. Mr. Bach has successfully handled trials throughout the New York metropolitan region and appeals in the United States Court of Appeals, the New York State Court of Appeals, and the New York State Appellate Division
HPM&B is widely regarded as one of the premier mid-sized defense firms in the Northeast, with four offices in New York and Connecticut. Its 90 attorneys concentrate their practice in the areas of medical liability defense, products liability, professional liability, labor and employment law, healthcare law and personal injury litigation. The firm’s success in trying complex cases to verdict and their proven track record on appeal has helped clients achieve desirable results.
During his 40-year career, Mr. Bach has successfully defended hundreds of high exposure, complex lawsuits on behalf of the nation’s most prestigious academic medical centers, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical companies.
With his unique blend of trial and appellate skills, Mr. Bach offers creative analysis to clients who want an assessment of their chances of successfully defending their treatment of a patient or their drug product.This makes Mr. Bach a formidable adversary. He regularly achieves favorable results at trial, but he also understands how to create a thorough evidentiary and legal record for reference on appeal, if necessary. Most often, Mr. Bach is engaged in trial or preparing for the trial of complex medical liability cases where the risk of loss far exceeds $10 million. Having handled cases involving every type of medical specialty, including spinal surgery, obstetrics, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, infectious diseases , orthopedic surgery, surgical oncology and cardiology, Mr. Bach brings a wealth of knowledge about medical-legal issues to his cases.
In 2018, Mr. Bach was again recognized by Best Lawyers in America(c) as the New York City Lawyer of the Year in the area of Medical Malpractice – Defense.
Mr. Bach has also defended large pharmaceutical companies in products liability cases involving prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications including contact lens solutions, blood products, cholesterol medications, and medical devices.
Before joining HPM&B, Mr. Bach served for four years an assistant district attorney in the Office of the District Attorney, Bronx County, New York.
Mr. Bach is a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University: J.D., and St. John’s University, receiving his Bachelor of Arts : Magna Cum Laude.
Mr. Bach has lectured extensively to national and local physician organizations. He is the author of Inside the Minds TM: Defending Medical Malpractice Claims Leading Lawyers on Navigating Medical Malpractice Developments and Mounting a Successful Defense Aspatore 2012. Mr. Bach has been regularly selected by his peers to be included in “Best Lawyers in America®” and “Super Lawyers®.” He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, that publication’s top distinction.
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.