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Anthony Bottar

Anthony Bottar

Bottar Law, PLLC
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • New York
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Mr. Bottar is one of upstate New York's most experienced and accomplished trial lawyers, with a track record of extraordinary recoveries for his clients. As the founder and managing member of Bottar Law, PLLC, he brings more than 40 years of experience to the pursuit of cases involving birth injuries, brain and nerve injuries, amputation, paralysis, and wrongful death due to medical negligence, complex accidents, workplace injuries and defective products.

Mr. Bottar has been continuously listed in The Best Lawyers In America® since 2001, and is the only attorney in Syracuse recognized three times as the Best Lawyers® Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year (2018, 2014, 2015 and 2009). He has attained an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and professional ethics, is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America - Trial Lawyer Honorary Society™, and is a charter member and past-president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (2010-2011).

In 2001, Mr. Bottar was appointed by the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department to serve as a member of the Character and Fitness Committee for the Fifth Judicial District. The Character and Fitness Committee is responsible for screening and interviewing all Central New York applicants who are seeking admission to the Bar. In 2018, Mr. Bottar was also appointed by the Presiding Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department to serve as a member of the Grievance Committee of the Fifth Judicial District. The Grievance Committee for the Fifth Judicial District is responsible for the investigation, review and prosecution of complaints of attorney misconduct in Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, Herkimer, Jefferson and Lewis Counties.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
United States District Court for the Western District of New York
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Current
Assistant Corporation Counsel
City of Syracuse
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Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D.
University of Rochester
B.A.
Awards
Upstate New York Super Lawyers "Top 50"
Super Lawyers
Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers
2009, 2014, 2015, 2018
The Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America
2001-present
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
1983-present
Upstate New York Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2007-present
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
2011-present
"3000" National Finalist
Lawdragon
Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America - Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
Fellow
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Fellow
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 1125517
Member
Current
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Board of Directors
Current
Onondaga County Bar Association
Member
Current
New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Charter Member
Current
Activities: Board of Directors 2007-2010, Immediate Past-President 2010-2011
Character and Fitness Committee, New York State Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial Districtversity of the State of New York
Member
Current
Project Committee, CNY Justice-For-All
Member
Current
Dean's Advisory Counsel, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law
Past Member
Current
New York State Board of Regents
Regent
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Coastal Processes and Change: Legal Implications
1 Sea Grant Law Journal 139
Speaking Engagements
Legislation and Litigation: The Importance of Ergonomics in Every Workplace, Onondaga County Bar Association CLE
Decisions, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute CLE
Keeping Pace: A Guide for the Up-To-Date Litigator, How To Try An Auto Accident Case, Product Liability - Post Daubert, Proving and Defending Damages, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
ABCs of EBTs, Experts: From Retention to Trial, Prosecuting and Defending Medical Malpractice Claims, Medicine in the Courtroom, Automobile Insurance Law and Practice, Practical Skills: Basic Civil Practice - The Trial, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
Personal Injury: Nuts, Bolts and the Tools To Use Them, Boardwalk Seminar CLE
New Jersey Association for Justice
2010
Annual Legal Update - Precedents & Statutes for Personal Injury Litigators: Products Liability, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
2006, 2009
Annual Legal Update - Precedents & Statutes for Personal Injury Litigators: Evidence, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
2010
Annual Legal Update - Precedents & Statutes for Personal Injury Litigators: Discovery, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Judge Alphabet Soup, A Recipe for Success, NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers CLE
2015
Websites & Blogs
Website
Anthony S. Bottar's Website Profile
Website
Bottar Law, PLLC Website
Blog
Syracuse Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Syracuse Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog
Blog
New York Malpractice & Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Bottar Law, PLLC
Syracuse Office
120 Madison St
#1600
Syracuse, NY 13202
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 336-5297
Telephone: (315) 422-3466
Fax: (315) 422-4621