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New York City
Personal Injury Lawyers

Over Half a Billion in Verdicts & Settlements

We Handle All Types Of Serious Injury & Construction Accident Cases

When someone is harmed through the negligent, careless, or wrongful acts of another, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. may be able help. Our New York City personal injury lawyers handle all types of catastrophic injury, construction accident, wrongful death, and motor vehicle accident cases for clients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island and throughout the state of New York.

With thousands of attorneys in New York, it may feel overwhelming to choose the right one, but it’s important to look at a firm’s experience in handling cases before you make a decision.

Our attorneys have handled more cases in their time at The Perecman Firm than many other personal injury lawyers have handled throughout decades-long careers, and few can match up to our results in the courtroom and at the negotiation table.

Along with our 40+ years of experience and more than half a billion dollars secured for our clients in verdicts and settlements, our attorneys have received recognition from some of the most prestigious publications in the country including Super Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America®, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and many more. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we could help you.

"One of the best decisions I had ever made!" 

- Former Client

  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America©, 2008-2022
  • U.S. News' Best Law Firms in America, 2011-2022
  • TopVerdict™
  • TopVerdict™
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
  • Super Lawyers® Top 100, 2019-2021
  • Super Lawyers®, 2007-2021
  • New York Law Journal's "Top Verdicts in New York"
  • New York Magazine' s Legal Leaders 2021
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 10 Best Law Firms
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Law Firms
David Perecman
"Lawyer of the Year"
Congratulations to founding attorney, David Perecman on his selection as 2022 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Long Island!


Over Half a Billion Dollars Recovered For Our Clients
  • $40,000,000

    Child suffered brain damage. Total amount of payout of structured settlement.

  • $12,000,000

    Union driver was injured in a fall off of a ladder that was attached to a truck container.

  • $11,899,469

    Union Worker Fell from a Scaffold

  • $10,000,000

    Laborer fell from a suspended scaffold. Case settled after jury verdict for $10,000,000.

  • $15,208,168

    Construction Worker Fell from a Ladder: Jury Verdict.

New York City Personal Injury Attorneys

For 40+ years, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. has dedicated its practice exclusively to representing the rights of the wrongfully injured throughout New York. In your most critical moments, turn to The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. for compassionate and effective advocacy.

Our team of highly skilled attorneys have helped New York accident victims recover more than half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements. We fight because we care about your cause. Let one of our lawyers fight to get you the results you deserve.

The Perecman Firm: An Active Voice in the Media

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. has become one of New York City’s most trusted resources for legal guidance and support. They have proudly helped thousands of workers from a range of building and construction trade unions following workplace accidents, and has recovered more than 50 verdicts and settlements of a million dollars or more for our clients in the last five years alone.

More Than Attorneys

We're Your Advocates 
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    David Perecman

    Founding Partner

    For over 40 years, David H. Perecman has distinguished himself as one of the leading personal injury lawyers in New York City, championing all types of personal injury cases including construction accidents, premises accidents, automobile accidents, and medical malpractice, along with employment discrimination, false arrest, and civil rights cases.
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    Steven Dorfman

    Managing Attorney

    Steven Dorfman comes to the Perecman Firm as our managing attorney after more than twenty years of success as a trial lawyer and partner at another firm that specialized in handling catastrophic injury cases. During the course of his career, he has been responsible for the resolution of tens of millions of dollars for his seriously injured clients.
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    Zachary Perecman


    Zachary Perecman knew from a young age that he wanted to be a trial lawyer. He had the opportunity to learn firsthand from the example of his father, one of New York City’s most respected and well-known trial attorneys. Mr. Perecman showed an early aptitude for litigation during law school, excelling not only in his coursework but in trial advocacy training as well.
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    Adam Hurwitz


    After many years as senior partner in his own firm and the litigation manager of a highly respected general negligence practice, Mr. Hurwitz joined The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. in June of 2009, bringing with him not only a solid understanding of the strategies necessary to successfully prosecute high profile and catastrophic injury cases, but a deep sense of commitment and empathy toward his clients.
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    Peter Rigelhaupt


    Peter D. Rigelhaupt joined The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. in 2009, bringing his vast experience garnered over the course of his 20-year career as a litigator to the firm. For approximately 10 years prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rigelhaupt defended attorneys from inception of suit through trial in all types of legal malpractice actions. This experience gives him an intimate knowledge of the defense bar and insurance industry, and a unique insight into that side of the practice.
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    Mariusz Sniarowski


    Mariusz Sniarowski graduated Summa Cum Laude from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with his undergraduate degree before going on to attend the Hofstra University School of Law in Hempstead, New York.

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    Erica Colon


    Over the past several years, Erica has successfully settled millions of dollars for her clients for their pain, suffering, and economic losses. Most recently, she assisted in obtaining a $5 million settlement against the City of New York on behalf of an NYC Sanitation worker who suffered catastrophic injuries while on the job.
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    Sagar Chadha


    A native of the borough of Queens, Mr. Chadha knows the value of hard work and discipline. He observed first-hand the dedication and commitment that all New Yorkers exhibit in going about their daily lives, and understands the pain and frustration that one experiences when their work or enjoyment of life is taken away from them due to injury.
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    Edward Guldi


    Edward Guldi comes from a high paced Workers' Compensation background. He appreciates direct client contact and the importance of a speedy resolution in the workers' compensation arena. He also has experience handling complex and serious legal matters involving injuries including extensive work on September 11th cancer litigation.
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    Eileen Kelly


    Eileen Kelly knew from an early age that she wanted to be a litigator. After law school, Eileen joined a reputable personal-injury firm in Wilmington, Delaware where gained valuable experience working first-hand with clients and learning the fundamentals of personal-injury cases. Eileen joined The Perecman Firm in 2019, bringing the skills and the experience she has gained over the years so that she can continue pursuing her passion of advocating for her clients.

When You Call Us

  • We have a stellar record of success in accident cases.
  • We are premier trial lawyers and smart litigators.
  • We are highly respected in the legal community.
  • We make you our top priority.
  • We have over 40 years of proven legal experience under our belts.

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