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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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  1. Wrongful Death: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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Brindisi, Murad, Brindisi & Pearlman, LLP

2713 Genesee St
Utica, NY, 13501-6556


FLMember in Good Standing198609/08/2015
NYCurrently registered 196003/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2012
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2012
Top 3000Lawdragon2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2011
Top 3000Lawdragon2011
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2010
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Top 3000Lawdragon2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 3000Lawdragon2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2008
Top 3000Lawdragon2008
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2008
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2007
Top 3000Lawdragon2007
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New York State Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
National College of Master Advocates and BarristersMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Oneida County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
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Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaAdvisory BoardN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Celebrity PressThe Winning Way: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Share How They are Winning in Life and Business and You Can Too!2014
Celebrity PressConsumer's Advocate2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1959
LeMoyne CollegeEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1956