“I look out for the best interest of my clients and make them top priority.” – Peter DeFilippis
Peter DeFilippis & Associates are award winning, experienced and trusted personal injury lawyers with offices in Manhattan and Ardsley, New York. They represent clients in cases involving people seriously hurt by a car, truck, motorcycle accident, a medical malpractice error, slip and fall or trip and fall incidents and business litigation matters. With over three decades of experience, Attorney Peter DeFilippis and his legal team are aggressive lawyers willing to fight for your legal rights until successful. Through detailed preparation, planning, and performance they have established a track record of 99% of success in achieving high value settlements and million dollar jury verdicts for their clients and their families making them the right choice to resolve significant cases.
Peter DeFilippis, founder of the firm, is a skilled and compassionate litigator who, for 32 years, has tirelessly fought to win cases for serious injury and wrongful death victims. He is admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars, 1989 and the U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. (Trials in Brooklyn, Bronx, Nassau, New York City, Queens, Putnam, Westchester and the Federal Courts. Arbitration and Mediation Hearings.) Mr. DeFilippis specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, and business law and has successfully represented clients in numerous prominent and high-profile cases by providing top-quality legal services and personalized attention.
He understands that coping with a personal injury or the death of a loved one can be a difficult and life-changing experience. His focus and objective is to strive and reach client’s goals, helping you recover the settlement you deserve under the law. His track record speaks for itself: having recovered millions in settlements and verdicts and represented thousands of seriously injured clients.
Mr. DeFilippis received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University, 1988 and Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, The Bronx, 1985. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. DeFilippis has provided expert legal commentary and analysis for television and newspaper reporters on many occasions. In 2004 the Daily News described him as “a prominent New York litigator.” He has written numerous articles which focus on making complex areas of law understandable to the layperson. The firm’s meticulous preparation, dedication, and perseverance has led to multimillion-dollar recoveries. He has been honored and recognized receiving awards by: New York Super Lawyers list in 2011-2021. Voted “Civil Plaintiff-Top 100 Trial Lawyers “by National Trial Lawyers, 2016-2021. VerdictSearch for “Top Verdicts” 2010-21″. “Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice.” by New York Law Journal 2014 for the verdict of $3,500,000 in Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center: Negligent Treatment Category. “Top Settlements of 2014, 2016-19” by New York Law Journal for Premises Liability: Negligent Repair category. ” Top medical malpractice lawyer rated by Super Lawyers. The “Client Distinction” Award from Martindale Hubbell in 2012, 2015, and 2018, a Gold Client Champion in 2018-21. Rated a “Superb” Attorney (10/10) by Avvo since 2016-2021.
Mr. DeFilippis is on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit daycare, an active member of the Sacred Heart Church and co-coach to his daughters’ softball teams. He is a former longstanding appointee to Community Board 8 in Manhattan.
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