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Edward A. Ruffo - New York, NY

551 Fifth Avenue29th Floor New York, NY 10017

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Updated: 02/18/2024

New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Ed joined the partnership in August 2016 after spending 24 years litigated the most significant Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Mass Tort and Wrongful Death cases at two prestigious New York firms. He has a proven track record of significant seven figure verdicts and settlements in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey. He also serves along with local counsel in cases in states throughout the United States...

Ed joined the partnership in August 2016 after spending 24 years litigated the most significant Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Mass Tort and Wrongful Death cases at two prestigious New York firms. He has a proven track record of significant seven figure verdicts and settlements in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey. He also serves along with local counsel in cases in states throughout the United States.

Ed has been regularly featured in the NY Jury Verdict Hall of Fame for his recoveries on behalf those injured or lost due to the negligence of others. Accordingly he is annually ranked as a Top 100 or even a Top 10 Trial Lawyer by numerous professional societies and associations including Super Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers Association. His track record of success has earned him membership on the Legal Referral Service Panel of New York City Bar Association where he also serves as a member of their Medical Malpractice Committee.

Ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, the highest distinction bestowed for legal ability and ethical standards, Ed has been nominated and served as Board of Director of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association for the past several years. Likewise Ed, has lectured to continuing legal education programs on topics of Personal Injury Litigation and authored articles concerning aspects of trial advocacy.

Ed has been recently extended Life Achievement and Charter membership in

1. Distinguished Justice Advocates
2. Association of Plaintiff Interstate trucking Lawyers of America
3. Americas Top 100 Attorneys
4. Lawyers of Distinction

Ed can be reached directly:
eruffo@rheingoldlaw.com
(646) 330- 1550

RECENT RESULTS:

$5,000,000.00 million dollars for a child with neurological impairment after undiagnosed viral illness

$2,750,000.00 million dollars for survivor of an automobile accident

$3,000,000.00 million dollars for a lady with partial leg amputation after failure to diagnose blood clot

$9,000,000.00 million dollars after structured settlement for child with hand injury after improperly treated fracture

$2,000,000.00 million dollars for workers burned as a result of improperly labeled floor polish

$2,200.000.00 million dollars for a lady sustaining cardiovascular injury during heart surgery

$1,500,000.00 million dollars for a gentlemen sustaining visual disturbance after gland surgery.

$1,175,000.00 million dollars for the estate of elderly man who lost his battle to untimely diagnosed prostate cancer

$1,050,000.00 million dollars for an elderly lady with complications after carotid artery surgery.

About Edward A. Ruffo

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents
  • Construction/Workplace Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Arbitration
  • Wrongful Termination

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Director)
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Trial Lawyer Association
  • New York Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Million Dollars Advocate Forum
  • Edward Anthony LLC (President)
  • International Society of Barristers, 2018 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2015 - Present

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law, 1992
    J.D.
    Honors: Civil Trial and Moot Court Competition
  • Columbia College, 1989
    B.A.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Political Science

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Edward A. Ruffo

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Edward A. Ruffo on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Top 100 USA Trial Lawyer, NTLA, 2016 - Present
  • Top 100 Attorney, Super Lawyers 2016
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney NAOPIA, 2016 - Present
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015 - Present
  • Jury Verdict Hall of Fame, NY Jury Verdict Reporter, 2015 - Present
  • Legal Referral Preferred Attorney Panel, Brooklyn Bar Association, 2015 - Present
  • Medical Malpractice Committee Association of The Bar of NYC, 2015 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2015 - Present
  • Top 1% National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate, 2015 - Present
  • Top 100 National Attorney, National Trial Lawyers 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters 2012, 2014
  • New York Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2013
  • Top 100, Super Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • US News Top Tier Law Firm, Best Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Legal Referral Service Preferred Attorney, New York City Bar Association , 2011 - Present
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011 - Present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2009 - 2011
  • Tier One Medical Malpractice & Product Liability, US News & World Report, 2010 - Present
  • Best In Medical Malpractice Winner, New York Law Journal, 2010 - Present

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Address

551 Fifth Avenue29th Floor New York, NY 10017

Fax

  • (212) 689-8156

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