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Steven J. Seiden

Steven J. Seiden

Deeply Committed To Personalized Representation And Optimal Results
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Workers' Compensation ...
  • New York
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Summary

Steven J. Seiden is a founding member of Seiden & Kaufman and has practiced exclusively personal injury law for more than thirty years. Mr. Seiden has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of accidents and surviving family members in wrongful death actions. 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 is also an accomplished appellate attorney, having won numerous cases in the Appellate Division and New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals.

Mr. Seiden has received the prestigious AV-Preeminent 5.0 rating from Martindale Hubbell, the result of confidential evaluations by other plaintiffs’ attorneys, defense attorneys, and members of the judiciary, and awarded to only seven percent of attorneys in the United States. The AV-Preeminent rating is the highest rating possible for professional legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Seiden is also a proud member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, the Mutli-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum’s membership is restricted, with less than one percent of attorneys in the United States currently granted membership. 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. Mr. Seiden has 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, New York Law Journal, and Newsday.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto, Motorcycle & Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Premises/Falls
  • Dog Bites
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Seiden & Kaufman
- Current
Attorney
Shapiro, Baines & Saasto
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Education
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
J.D. | Law
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Awards
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Legal Eagle
Pulse Magazine
AV Preeminent 5.0
Martindale-Hubbell
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; 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.
Top Rated Attorney
New York Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019; Mr. Seiden has 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.
10.0 Superb
Avvo
2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; The 10.0 Superb rating is the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo, an online legal services company with a directory of 97% of the attorneys in the United States.
Professional Associations
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
- Current
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New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 1975168
Member
- Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Sustaining Member
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Nassau County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Construction Site Accidents: Perspective From A Plaintiff's Attorney
New York State Bar Association
CPLR 3212-Motion for Summary Judgment
New York State Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
The Basics on Motions
Motions, Objections & Discovery
2000
Summary Judgment
Construction Site Accidents
2010
Websites & Blogs
Website
Steven J. Seiden's Website Profile
Website
Seiden & Kauf Attorneys at Law Website
Contact & Map
Seiden & Kaufman
New York City Office
276 Fifth Avenue
Suite 704
New York, NY 10001
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Telephone: (212) 608-3433
Seiden & Kaufman
Long Island Office
One Old Country Road
Suite 114
Carle Place, NY 11514
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Telephone: (516) 747-2433
Cell: (631) 592-2433
Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island
New York, NY, USA
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Telephone: (718) 484-2433