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Richard B. Ancowitz

Richard B. Ancowitz

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Domestic Violence, Libel & Slander

About Me

The pursuit of justice on behalf of those who have been taken advantage of by wrongdoers is paramount. Calling to account those who have taken advantage of innocent taxpayers is also highly rewarding.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Employment & Labor: 90%
    9 years
  2. Personal Injury: 5%
    32 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 3%
    9 years
  4. Libel & Slander: 2%
    9 years


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Contact Info

21 Everett Road Ext.
Albany, NY, 12205

Godosky & Gentile, P.C.

61 Broadway
New York, NY, 10006




FLMember in Good Standing198308/17/2015
NYCurrently registered 198303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationCub Scouts2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Office of Richard B. Ancowitz2002 - Present
PartnerCochran Firm, Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz & Damashek1996 - 2002
Managing AttorneyDamashek, Godosky & Gentile1992 - 1996
AttorneyPhilip M. Damashek, P.C.1983 - 1992
Law ClerkPhilip M. Damashek, P.C.1980 - 1982


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1983 - Present
Florida BarN/A1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Vaughn v. Imus, Viacom, NBC, et alN/A
Cushnie v. B & HConfidential
PLWJ, Inc. v. OmnipointConfidential

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Publication NameTitleDate
Weitz on Automobile Litigation: The No-Fault HandbookWeitz on Automobile Litigation: The No-Fault Handbook2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolN/AJD1982
University of RochesterPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Decisions 2008Automobile Insurance Update2008
Legislative CLE ProgramCivil Practice Update - 20072007
Decisions 2007Automobile Insurance Update2007
Decisions 2006Automobile Insurance Update2006