Attorney Michael A. Fruhling is a partner with Gersowitz, Libo and Korek, P.C., law firm, which has law offices in New York and East Hampton, New York, as well as Englewood, New Jersey. Recognized nationally as among the top trial attorneys in the U.S., Mr. Fruhling provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater New York City metro and surrounding areas who suffered an injury or lost a loved one as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.
Over the course of his more than 28 years in practice, Mr. Fruhling has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for individuals and families adversely affected by medical malpractice, defective products, construction accidents, car and truck accidents, unsafe property conditions, sexual abuse, brain injuries and other preventable tragedies. He has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and aggressive approach to helping his clients obtain the maximum amount of finances for the damages they suffered, and he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers.
Among his most notable accolades, Mr. Fruhling is AV Preeminent peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell and has a Top 100 Trial Lawyers designation from the National Trial Lawyers. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel has named him among the Nation's Top One Percent, and New York Magazine has featured him as one of the Top-Rated Lawyers in the New York Area. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America.
A 1988 graduate of Brandeis University, Mr. Fruhling obtained his Juris Doctor from Yeshiva University's Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School in 1991. He holds his license to practice in New York and New Jersey as well as before all U.S. District Courts in New York.
Mr. Fruhling is a member of the American Association for Justice and board member of its New Jersey chapter. He is also a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York County Lawyers' Association, among his other professional affiliations.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2022|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2021|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2020|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2019|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2018|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2017|
|Top 100, National Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2016|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Alexander Fellow||Benjamin N. Cardoza Law School||N/A|
|Partner||Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.||1999 - Present|
|Associate||Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.||1991 - 1999|
|Assistant Law Clerk||Vincent L. Broderick, Senior United States District Judge||1991 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice (New Jersey chapter)||Board of Directors||2012 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2007 - Present|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Association of the Bar of the City of New York||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A|
|Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Brandeis University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
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