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Peter DeFilippis

Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates
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Peter DeFilippis
Law Offices of Peter DeFilippis & Associates

Practice Areas:

Personal Injury, Automobile, Truck, Bus, Motorcycle, Bicycle, Pedestrian Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accidents, Wrongful Death, Defamation, Construction Site Accidents, Business Law, Employment Law, Contracts, Real Estate Litigation, General Civil Litigation. Trials in Brooklyn, Bronx, Nassau, New York City, Queens, Putnam, Westchester, and the Federal Courts. Arbitration and Mediation Hearings.


1989, New York and New Jersey Bars;

1991, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Law School:

Seton Hall University, Juris Doctor 1988


Fordham University, The Bronx, New York, Bachelor of Arts 1985


American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

New York State Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

New York County Lawyers Association

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Elite Lawyer

Awards and Recognition:

New York Super Lawyers list in 2011-2021.

New York Super Lawyers list "Top Rated Medical Malpractice Lawyers" in 2019-2021.

New York Super Lawyers list, "Top Rated Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Brooklyn" in 2019-2021.

New York Super Lawyers list "Top Rated Business Litigation Lawyers In New York, NY" in 2019-2021.

Super Lawyers list of Seton Hall University School of Law Alumni selected to Super Lawyers.

National Trial Lawyers Civil Plaintiff-Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2016-20.

National Trial Lawyers Civil Plaintiff-Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers 2019.

National Association of Distinguished Counsel "Nation's Top One Percent" 2015-2020.

VerdictSearch for "Top Verdicts" in 2010-19. Three top verdicts/settlements listed in 2018.

New York Law Journal Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice in 2014 for the verdict of $3,500,000 in Stothart v. Montefiore Medical Center: Negligent Treatment category.

National Registry of Attorneys rated "A+ Superior Attorney" in 2019. A Highest level of practice area success and achievement.

Premier Lawyers of America rated "Silver Attorney" (five stars) in 2018-19. A Top 1% in America for Personal injury and Civil Litigation 2019.

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys '10 Best for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service Award" 2015-2021.

American Institute of Trial Lawyers "Litigator of the Year" 2019.

American Society of Legal Advocates "Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of New York" in 2018.

The Association of America's Top Lawyers (AOATL) A "Top 100 Lawyers" in 2019.

New York Law Journal "Top Settlements" for Premises Liability: Negligent Repair category in 2014 and 2016. Three settlements/verdicts listed in 2018 for premises and auto cases.

Attorney and Practice Magazine- New York's Top 10 Attorneys List" in 2019.

Martindale Hubbell LexisNexis received the "Client Distinction Award" in 2012, 2015, and 2018.

Martindale Hubbell "Client Champion Gold" (2018-2021) awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 6 reviews, with an average score of 4.2 or higher.

Avvo an independent attorney rating service, rated "Superb Attorney" (10 out of 10) Top Attorney Personal Injury 2016-2021.

America's Most Honored Professionals (Top 10%) in 2015 and 2019. list of the "Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in New York" in 2017(#61), 2018(#85), 2019(#73 and #74)

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys chose us to receive the "Top 10 Attorney Award" for the State of New York in 2016-19.

American Academy of Attorneys recognized Mr. DeFilippis as one of the ''Top 100 Attorneys" of personal injury lawyers nationwide.

American Institute of Legal Counsels "Ten Best for Client Satisfaction" in 2014.

American Institute of Legal Advocates (AIOLA) selected to receive recognition for "Elite Advocate in the Field of Personal Injury Law" (five stars) for 2019.

Attorney and Practice Magazine "Top 10" in 2019.

American Trial Academy: "Top Tier Lawyers" in 2020. Only 2% of attorneys in the U.S. are chosen for membership.


Former Member of Community Board 8 in Manhattan

Former New York County Judicial Delegate

Board Member of "Days of Wonder" a Not for Profit Preschool, Dobbs Ferry, New York

Referee for the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Volunteer Work:

Covenant House Mentor Program

New York Cares Volunteer Program

Coach of DFYLL Girls Youth League Softball Team

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