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I am a truly dedicated and hardworking professional. I paid my way through college and law school working in my Dry Cleaning Business. I worked full time and went to school full time. Sleeping on average less than 3 hours per night. I bring this unique working man background and work ethic to the practice of law. I never loose sight of how lucky I am to do what I do and more importantly I never loose sight of the tremendous responsibility I have to you, my clients.


Contact info

Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson

11 Park Place
New York, NY, 10007

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    25 years



Contingent (33%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Louis P Lepore

    It is with great enthusiasm that I endorse this lawyer. I have know him for over 25 years, he has an excellent knowledge of the law, he knows how to navigate the judicial system to advance his clients' interests, with his zealous advocacy and legal acumen. His clients can be assured that they have the best representation.


    Louis Lepore Elder law Attorney
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  • Eric Edward Rothstein

    I endorse Edward Marcowitz. I worked on a case with Ed and he has an excellent knowledge of the law, knows what makes a case and how to prove it and knows how to navigate the judicial system to advance his clients' interests. I often seek Ed's advice on cases that I am working on.


    Eric Rothstein Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


NYCurrently registered 199207/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Certificate of AppreciationNew York State Trial Lawyers Association2005
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2005
Certificate of AppreciationTrial Lawyers Care2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberBarasch McGarry Salzman & Penson2004 - Present
AssociateSullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo2002 - 2004
MemberMarcowitz & Corring, PLLC2000 - 2001
MemberGermansky Marcowitz & Corring1997 - 1999
AssociateLaw Office of David M. Lee1992 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Bronx County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ledwidth & Marley v Board of Trustees New York City Fire DepartmentOverturned denial of Pension Rights
Biano, et al v City of New YorkSettlement Exceeded $5,000,000
September 11th Victims Compensation FundOver $350,000,000 recovered
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Publication nameTitleDate
AvvoWhat should you do if you are injured?2011
New York Law JournalReported Decision- Ledwidth & Marley v Board of Trustees New York City Fire Department2007
NewsletterWhy you need a Will2005
FirelinesVictims Compensation Fund Deadline Approaching2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
St John's UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal ForumZadroga Act2011