Lefkowicz & Gottfried, LLP
Lefkowicz & Gottfried, LLP has a cumulative total of over fifty years of experience in the legal profession. Our practice is focused on Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Real Estate, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy, Matrimonial matters and Wills. We have offices in both New York and New Jersey. Our firm is retained counsel to a number of businesses in both New York and New Jersey and have attorneys available to handle most types of litigation and transactional matters. We perform legal consulting work for firms with growing specialty practices in New York’s Tri-State area. Foxtons Real Estate, the Bar Association of the City of New York, MasterCard International, as well as the American Express Card have all selected us as their referral attorneys. Matters handled by Lefkowicz & Gottfried have been prominently featured in both local, national and international newspapers and news programs. Lefkowicz & Gottfried is a member of several legal service plans that include: Hyatt Legal Plans, LawAmerica, Inc., GE Signature Legalcare, and American Legal Services, Inc. Lefkowicz & Gottfried is the only law firm approved to handle clients for the entire state of New York for LawAmerica. OUR REAL ESTATE PRACTICE The following national lending institutions have demonstrated their confidence in our abilities and have selected Lefkowicz & Gottfried to act as their closing attorneys: •ABN Amro Mortgage Corporation •Ameriquest Mortgage Corporation •Argent Mortgage •Bank of America Home Mortgage •Chase Home Equity •Community Home Mortgage •CitiMortgage •First Union Mortgage Corporation •Flagstar Bank •Fremont Investment & Loan •Homeside Lending, Inc. •HSBC Mortgage Corporation •Greenpoint Mortgage •National City Mortgage •New Centurty Mortgage Corp. •Option One Mortgage Corp. •Principal Residential Mortgage •Wachovia Mortgage Corporation •Washington Mutual Bank •Wells Fargo Bank., NA. OUR NEGLIGENCE PRACTICE In addition to our general legal work, our negligence department has had many significant successes on behalf of our clients. Some of the local, national and multinational entities against whom our attorneys have obtained successful verdicts and settlements include: •Federal Express Corporation •United States of America •Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum •American Airlines •Enterprise Rent-A-Car •Hertz Corporation •Aqueduct Racetrack •The City of New York •Brooklyn Union Gas •New York Cruise Line •New York City Transit Authority •New York City Housing Authority •Consolidated Edison •Hampton Bays Elementary School •Verizon/Nynex/Bell Atlantic •Hunter Mountain Ski Resort A primary reason for our success in litigation is our firm’s reputation for a willingness to proceed to trial, if necessary. Our attorneys have substantial trial experience and we are trial counsel to other law firms throughout the tri-state area. Our aggregate verdicts and settlements reach into the tens of millions of dollars.