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Brian Matthew Wagner

Personal injury Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   6 reviews

also known as Brian Wagner Law,

  • State Years
    New York - NY 14 years
    Connecticut - CT 13 years
    New Jersey - NJ 14 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2010
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State CT
    Acquired 2010
    Administrative Suspension No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2009
    License Administratively Revoked No misconduct found

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

About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

Brian M. Wagner is a skilled trial attorney. Colleagues, adversaries, and judges alike praise his ability to relate and persuade a jury. As a Brooklyn prosecutor, Mr. Wagner was lead counsel on numerous serious cases that garnered local press attention. He relies on his experience of having tried over 25 cases to verdict to understand the strengths and weaknesses of every legal matter he analyzes.

Mr. Wagner’s practice focuses on criminal law, personal injury, medical malpractice, and civil rights violations. Additionally, a significant portion of his practice is devoted to representing police officers accused of misconduct or violating departmental regulations. Mr. Wagner uses his intimate knowledge of how police departments operate to best serve his clients.

National television and radio programs often feature Mr. Wagner as an expert commentator on legal issues in the news. He has previously appeared on such networks as CNN HLN, ABC 7, CBS 2, FOX 5 and Law & Crime Network. 

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Brian Wagner Law
244 Madison Ave
New York, NY, 10016

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Posted by Veronica | July 26, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing Lawyer
Brian did an amazing job on my husband case. Brian always picked up my calls and answed all of mine and my husbands questions. He also helped me get my car back I would recommend Brian to anyone fighting a case.
Posted by Deborah | July 16, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Truly Astonishing!!!
Thank God for Mr. Wagner ! My husband and I, could not have made a better choice when hiring him to diligently and efficiently handle our case. He was able to avidly push for a major decrease in our wait time for an adjournment (twice), and get our case completely dismissed in the matter of days. He also has excellent communication skills and we cannot thank him enough for that. He worked tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome on my husband's behalf and was considerate and empathetic of the conflict of time we had on our hands. He definitely calmed my anxieties and reassured us throughout the whole process. Everything turned out even better than expected. We will definitely be recommending him and his firm if the opportunity arises. Warmest Regards, Deborah
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Posted by Alexander.H | April 26, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Best ever in criminal justice.
The best of the best you can ask in a lawyer, very respectful professional and honest got my case dismiss in 90 days period. Thank you mr Brian wagner you are the best lawyer I ever hired.
Posted by Jim | April 24, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The Lebron James of his craft.
Brian is the most effective and efficient attorney in New York City. Besides having a high degree of integrity and a welcoming personality, he is one of those rare individuals who can both take initiative, as appropriate. He is strong in time management and his competence extends beyond the typical attorney experience when working on my case. Seldom have I been able to make such an enthusiastic recommendation regarding an Attorney. I have no hesitation in advising anyone to hire Wagner & Associates.
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Posted by E.A. | November 13, 2017
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Legal Defense
My experience with Wagner Law Associates and Mr. Wagner himself were truly exceptional. When I needed legal assistance Mr. Wagner was accessible and doggedly vested in my legal well being. His council and presence were not only comforting but necessary. I found his practice of law to be very sound and his professionalism, courtesy, and dedication were tremendous. I would recommend him to anyone in need of legal defense and am grateful beyond words for his aid.
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Posted by Rachel | October 21, 2017
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Defense attorney
Mr. Wagner is an amazing attorney. He is thorough and tireless when it comes to the defense of a case. I feel like he paid attention to what I wanted and was able to successfully litigate my case.
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
  • Retainer Never
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Wagner Law Associates, P.C.
  • 2017 - Present


  • Emory University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • Boston University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • People v. DB (New York County)
  • Pled guilty and recived 2 years of incarceration
  • People v. KW
  • Dismissed
  • People v. KW
  • Dismissed
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  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 40 under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Law & Crime Network
  • Various National Trials
  • 2017
  • You Too America
  • Various Nationals Trials
  • 2017
  • You Too America
  • Various Nationals Trials
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (7)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Brian Wagner is a fearless advocate and a formidable courtroom opponent. His ability to win cases rests on his unwavering preparation, command of the law, and dedication to professionalism with both clients and opponents. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian Wagner is a top-notch attorney who I highly recommend. The former felony prosecutor always seems to deliver for his clients. I think part of Brian’s success comes from his adversaries’ fear of him getting in front of a jury. Brian is instantly likeable, a skilled strategist, and fights with a passion that makes you believe."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian is as good as it gets. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Brian Wagner in all types of criminal representation. Brian approaches all matters seriously and with the utmost professionalism. Brian is a true assett to the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brian and I have done an attempt murder trial together in 2017. During that month spent working side by side, I found Brian to be an skilled trial attorney and a incredibly knowledgeable colleague. A++ criminal lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Friend
"I've known Brian for many years. There is no question that he is a highly skilled trial lawyer. Brian is smart, personable, tenacious, and ethical. He thinks on his feet and earns the respect of his clients, opposing counsel, members of the jury, and judges. I highly endorse Brian for his work both in personal injury and criminal defense."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I had numerous opportunities to interact with Mr. Wagner when he was in the DA's Office. Mr. Wagner has always been collegial, honest and was always familiar with the facts of his cases when speaking to me. I also was privileged to serve as opposing counsel at trial against Mr. Wagner. Mr. Wagner impressed me with his skills in examining a witness as well as making persuasive arguments to both the judge and the jury. I am confident that Mr. Wagner would be a wise choice for anyone in need of counsel."
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New York Personal injury Lawyer Brian Matthew Wagner
Brian Matthew Wagner
Personal injury Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 14 years
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