D. Carl Lustig, III

Arye Lustig & Sassower, P.C.
20 Vesey St.
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10007
(212) 732-4992
www.als-lawyers.com


D. Carl Lustig, III is a member of the Manhattan law firm of Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., and concentrates in handling the trials and appeals of major personal injury cases on behalf of plaintiffs.  His primary area of concentration is construction accident litigation under the New York State Labor Law.

Mr. Lustig has written law review articles that have appeared in the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute publication, The Trial Lawyers Quarterly, and other legal periodicals.  He has lectured extensively for various entities including the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, The Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and Yale University and has served as co-chairperson of a number of lecture series for continuing legal education in the area of personal injury trial practice.  He has also lectured for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy program at Hofstra University School of Law on Trial Techniques, and at St. John's University School of Law on Alternate Dispute Resolution/Mediation in personal injury cases. Additionally, Mr. Lustig has been an invited speaker at the New York State Judicial Conference.

Mr. Lustig is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York City Trial Lawyers Association and has been elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also a member of The American Association for Justice, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is a Fellow in the Roscoe Pound Institute. He was recognized as Lawyer of the Year by the Institute of Jewish Humanities and is a member of the Tort Advisory Committee for Supreme Court, New York County. He has also been selected for the New York Super Lawyers list.

Areas of Practice:

Construction Accident Litigation

Personal Injury

Medical Malpractice

Products Liability

Bar Admissions:

New York, 1979

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979

U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979

U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Education:

Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York, 1978
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence


Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1975
B.S., Bachelor of Science
Honors: Magna Cum Laude



Representative Cases:

Callan Structure Tone, Inc., 52 A.D. 3d. 334 (1st Dept. 2008)


Urbina v. 26 Court Street Assocs., LLC., 46 A.D. 3d 268 (1st Dept. 2007)


Brandl v. Ram Builders, Inc., 7 A.D.3d 655 (2nd Dept. 2004)


Arce v. 1133 Bldg. Corp., 257 A.D.2d 515 (1st Dept. 1999)


Yu Xiu Deng v. A.J. Contracting Co., Inc., 255 A.D.2d 202 (1st Dept. 1998)


Guillory v. Nautilus Real Estate, Inc., 208 A.D.2d 336 (1st Dept. 1995)


Smith v. Spinoccia, 501 N.Y.S.2d 99 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept. 1986)


Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1981 - Present


New York City Trial Lawyers Association


American Association for Justice, 1983 - Present


New York County Lawyers Association, 1979 áÏ“ Present