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Louis T. Brindisi was born in Utica, New York on October 20, 1934 and has lived there all his life, having attended local grammar schools and high school. He attended LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics in 1956.
In 1959, he graduated from Albany Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1960.
After law school, he was married to Jacqueline Brindisi, now deceased, and has six children, two of which, Eva Brindisi Pearlman and Anthony Brindisi, have become lawyers and are now partners in the law firm that bears their names.
With 50 years of trial experience, he has handled thousands of cases, both civil and criminal. In his criminal law practice, he has successfully tried cases involving almost every major felony in both State and Federal Courts and has obtained acquittals in cases ranging from Murder to Manslaughter and Assault; Robbery; Burglary; Grand Larceny; Gambling; Rape; Counterfeiting; Money Laundering; RICO and Conspiracy. As well as crimes involving criminal violations of the Interstate Commerce Laws and other felonies too numerous to mention.
Lou has handled thousands of civil cases. His practice is now limited to the trial of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and his firm has achieved numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
His serious injury cases have included everything from brain injuries; birth defects; amputations; quadriplegics; paraplegics; and those suffering severe disfiguring burns.
He has handled defective product cases involving SUV rollovers; tire defects; seatbelt failure; air bag injuries; seat back collapse; and roof crush injuries.
Also, cases involving failure to warn and other design and manufacturing defects.
He has tried cases involving Federal Employer Liability Act; elevator crashes; medical malpractice; legal malpractice; discrimination; slip and falls; construction accidents; nursing home negligence.
He has been named by Lawdragon as one of the top 3000 Plaintiff's Attorneys in America.
He is also named as a New York State Super Lawyer. Only 5% of the attorneys in Upstate New York are named to the list.
He has also been named as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State by the National Trial Lawyers Association. The Association is a national organization composed of the top 100 trial lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior practice in the field of law.
Lou has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America and the law firm which he has founded has a ranking in the U. S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings.
Lou is a featured attorney/author in the “Consumer’s Advocate” book published by Celebrity Press.
Lou has been named a member of the National Academy of Best Selling Authors in recognition of his best-selling book “Consumer’s Advocate”.
Louis is also a featured attorney/author in the book - “The Winning Way”.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1986||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2012|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2012|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2010|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2009|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2008|
|Super Lawyer||New York Super Lawyers||2008|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2007|
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|New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Member||N/A|
|Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|National College of Master Advocates and Barristers||Member||N/A|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Oneida County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America||Advisory Board||N/A|
|Celebrity Press||The Winning Way: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Share How They are Winning in Life and Business and You Can Too!||2014|
|Celebrity Press||Consumer's Advocate||2013|
|Albany Law School of Union University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1959|
|LeMoyne College||Economics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1956|