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Steven J. Seiden

Steven J. Seiden

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  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Workers' Compensation ...
  • New York
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Elvira W. February 7, 2021
Best Accident Attorney 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.
C. A. December 17, 2020
The most helpful and empathetic lawyer I've ever spoken with I’ve had a wonderful experience working with this Steven Seiden and would recommend this firm to anyone I know. Steven helped me resolve an issue that other attorneys were unwilling to assist me with while being remarkably empathetic and patient throughout the process, taking the time to personally reach out to me and keep me updated every step of the way. I only wish I would’ve found this firm earlier.
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Biography

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

Attorney 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.

Attorney 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. He 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. Attorney 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
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto, Motorcycle & Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Site Accidents
  • Premises/Falls
  • Dog Bites
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
  • WhatsApp
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States Court of Federal Claims
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United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
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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. (1984) | Law
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State University of New York - College at Oneonta
B.A. (1981)
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers Magazine
Since 2016; 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
Since 2017; 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.
AV Preeminent Peer Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
For 20 years, since 2003; 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.
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Since 2017
Legal Eagle
Long Island Pulse Magazine
2016-2018
Best Lawyers
Expertise.com
Best Car Accident Lawyers in New York City, Best Truck Accident Lawyers in New York City, Best Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in New York City, Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Queens, Best Car Accident Lawyers in Queens, Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Brooklyn, Best Wrongful Death Attorneys in Huntington
Top Lawyers
New York Law Journal
Long Island's Leaders in the Law
Leaders in the Law
New York's Leading Lawyers
Leaders in the Law
Top Rated Attorney
New York Magazine
2015-2017
Top Rated Attorney
Legal Leaders editions of The Wall Street Journal & Newsday
Professional Associations
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
- Current
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Civil Justice Foundation
Founding 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
Legislature Should Amend Law on Prejudgment Interest
New York Law Journal
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
Website
Seiden & Kauf Attorneys at Law Website en Español
Contact & Map
Seiden & Kaufman
New York City Office
276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 704
New York, NY 10001
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: We Offer Home and Hospital Appointments
Seiden & Kaufman
Long Island Office
One Old Country Road, Suite 114
Carle Place, NY 11514
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: We Offer Home and Hospital Appointments
Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island
New York, NY, USA
Toll-Free: (800) 287-2433
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: We Offer Home and Hospital Appointments
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