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Steven J. Seiden - New York, NY

276 Fifth AvenueSuite 704 New York, NY 10001

Updated: 03/26/2024

New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Steven J. Seiden is a founding member of Seiden & Kaufman and has practiced exclusively personal injury law for over thirty years. Mr. Seiden has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of accidents and surviving family members in wrongful death actions.


Mr. Seiden is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, distinguished professional associations that include many of the top trial attorneys from across the United States...

Steven J. Seiden is a founding member of Seiden & Kaufman and has practiced exclusively personal injury law for over thirty years. Mr. Seiden has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of accidents and surviving family members in wrongful death actions.


Mr. Seiden is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, distinguished professional associations that include many of the top trial attorneys from across the United States. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum's membership is restricted, with less than one percent of attorneys in the United States currently granted membership.


For more than fifteen consecutive years, Mr. Seiden received the prestigious AV-Preeminent 5.0 rating from Martindale Hubbell, awarded to only seven percent of attorneys in the United States. This rating is the result of confidential evaluations by other plaintiffs' attorneys, defense attorneys, and members of the judiciary. The AV-Preeminent rating is the highest rating possible for professional legal ability and ethical standards.


Mr. Seiden has received the highest 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, and has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by the Super Lawyers rating service and patented selection process. According to the Super Lawyers publication, only outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement are included in this preeminent list, which is limited to the top 5% of attorneys in the state.


Mr. Seiden is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier lawyers from each state. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process with membership extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and results.


He has also repeatedly been named as one of the Top Rated Lawyers in the New York area by New York Magazine, as a Top Legal Eagle on Long Island by Pulse Magazine, and as a Top Rated Attorney in the Legal Leaders editions of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Law Journal, and Newsday.


Mr. Seiden has successfully handled thousands of cases in the New York State Courts, Federal Courts, and Court of Claims arising from all types of motor vehicle accidents, premises accidents and construction accidents. Mr. Seiden has also won numerous cases in the Appellate Division and New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals.


Mr. Seiden is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts, the Eastern and Southern Districts of the United States District Court, and the United States Supreme Court.

About Steven J. Seiden

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury 90%
  • Wrongful Death 10%

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1985

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1985 - Present (Sustaining Member)
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2015 - Present (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association, 1985 - Present (Member)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 1985 - Present (Member)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015 - Present (Member)

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Steven J. Seiden

Included on the 2024 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 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

View the profile for Steven J. Seiden on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • AV Preeminent 5.0, 2000 - 2016
  • AVVO 10.0 Superb, 2016 - Present
  • Superlawyers, 2016 - Present

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Address

276 Fifth AvenueSuite 704 New York, NY 10001

Fax

  • 516 294-4339

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I wanted to thank Steven Seiden for the excellent work he did as my attorney and, his analytical skills and knowledge made it able to prove this complicated case beyond any reasonable doubt, and I was more than pleased with the outcome. Yes, Steven is one of the excellent attorneys and I would highly recommend him.

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