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Ilya Novofastovsky is the founding and managing attorney of Novo Law Firm, P.C.  He was the youngest appointed Administrative Law Judge of Appeals with the City of New York.  Mr. Novofastovsky formed the firm to pursue his dream of a law practice that betters practicioners as well as the community at large.  

Throughout his career, Mr. Novofastovsky has helped thousands of clients capture tens of millions of dollars through sharp analysis, dogged persistance and careful risk management.

Through litigation, Mr. Novofastovsky continues to define the world around us.  His notable cases include lawsuits with the NFL, The City of New York, AIG, FedEx, Prudential (class action) NIssan Motors, State Farm, ConEd, LIRR, Macy's, Schindler Elevators, Maimonides Medical Center - just to name a few.  

Mr. Novofastovsky is also a recognized expert in business and real estate matters.  Represented clients include franchises, healthcare facilities, Co-op and Condominium Associations, Waste / Scrap Centers, fashion factories and boutiques as well as restaurants - all ranging in size form startups to $30,000,000.00 in annual income.


Languages spoken: Hebrew, Russian, Ukrainian, French, Spanish, English, Tagalog

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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    17 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    17 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    17 years
  4. Commercial: 10%
    2 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($300-400/hour), contingent (25-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Novo Law Firm, PC

299 Broadway, 17th fl
New York, NY, 10007


NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Co-Chair and AdvocateChamah2014
HumanitarianSteven Cymbrowitz -Assembly2013
Bill DeBlasioPublic Advocate2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerNovo Law Firm, PC2008 - Present
Administrative Law JudgeNew York Court Of Appeals2005 - 2008
AssociateLaw Offices of Lawrence Goldberg2002 - 2005
AssociateHelen Dolton1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
ChamahCo-chair2013 - Present
New York County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
---- v. Coney Island Hospitalsettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Sheepshead BitesEMS denies transgender medical care2013
NY TimesInmate Dies After Falling Down Stairs at Manhattan Court2013
www.sheepsheadbites.comThe Answer Within2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
City University of New York, Brooklyn CollegeAccounting & PhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Inoccence project- RallyWrongful arrests and convictions2014
Fox NewsCollection gone wrong2010