Top Attorney – John L.A. Lyddane
Rye, NY/Press/May 7, 2018 – John L.A. Lyddane, Esq., Partner and Group Head of the Medical Malpractice Group at Dorf & Nelson LLP was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
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John L.A. Lyddane is Partner and Group Head of the Medical Malpractice Defense Group at Dorf & Nelson. Mr. Lyddane was admitted to practice in all courts of New York State. In addition, Mr. Lyddane is also to admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals; the United States Southern, Eastern and Northern District Courts of New York.
Mr. Lyddane has been a medical malpractice and personal injury defense attorney for over forty years and has tried close to 300 cases to dismissal or verdict. In addition, he has briefed and argued cases in the appellate courts including the New York Court of Appeals. He has been involved in every aspect of teaching of litigation and trial skills in university, bar association, Continuing Legal Education, and risk management programs, including six separate four-hour programs on ethics for the litigator. He is a frequent contributor to the legal literature on practical trial skills and the defense of medical malpractice cases, and has co-authored a regular column in the New York Law Journal on Medical Malpractice Defense for many years.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lyddane was a Senior Partner at Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lyddane served as Deputy Attorney General for the State of New York.
Mr. Lyddane received a AB in History from the University of Rochester. He received a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Who’s Who in American Law, Best Lawyers, the Who’s Who Registry of Business Leaders, and Super Lawyers.
Mr. Lyddane lives with his family in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he has served his community as President of the Belle Haven Landowners’ Association, Commodore of the Belle Haven Club, Commissioner of the Belle Haven Tax District, District Leader of District 2 of the Greenwich Republican Town Committee, Sunday school teacher and soccer coach.
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.
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