Attorney, Legal Content Author, and On-site Legal Advisor
Samuel Meirowitz obtained what is believed to be the first multi-million dollar asbestos verdict seen in more than two decades in a New York federal court. He was able to convince the jury to hold a boiler manufacturer responsible for 60 percent of the $3.8 million awarded. In his role as legal advisor and contributor for Mesotheliomafund.com, Samuel writes and reviews information for accuracy, shares pertinent research and findings and assists mesothelioma victims with their legal needs.
Inside the courtroom, he has won multimillion-dollar cases helping victims who have suffered at the hands of corporate greed. In a breakthrough asbestos case in 2013, Samuel won a $3.8 million verdict on behalf of his clients against a boiler equipment manufacturer. The award, one of the first multimillion-dollar asbestos verdicts in New York in decades, was later upheld in appeals court.
- Asbestos Bankruptcies & Trust Funds
- Asbestos Exposure Litigation
- Product Identification
- Legal Expert
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- Rising Star, Super Lawyers
- Super Lawyer
- New York, 2001
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2001
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2001
- U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
- Miles for Mesothelioma Run-Walk, Participant, 2012 to 2012
Whether he’s inside or outside of the courtroom, Samuel Meirowitz believes in fighting for victim’s rights. Since 2016, Samuel has been a proud recipient of the Super Lawyer designation, a peer-nominated distinction that identifies attorneys who excel in their field. In 2013 and 2014, Samuel was lauded as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, which honors attorneys under age 40 and in practice for fewer than ten years who have excelled at representing their clients’ best interests. Samuel has been named a Top 100 attorney by The National Trial Lawyers association.
Prior to opening his partnership firm, Samuel worked on behalf of insurance policyholders handling bad-faith claims. He also worked as a Bronx (N.Y.) District Attorney prosecutor and senior trial lawyer with one of the nation’s top personal injury law firms.
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