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  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 40%
    38 years
  2. Litigation: 40%
    38 years
  3. Arbitration: 20%
    38 years



Hourly ($300-500/hour)

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Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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    Lew has the 1, 2 punch of decades of experience and zealous advocacy. He fights hard for his clients, is a tough adversary and a professional in every respect. He's smart, a creative thinker and goes the extra mile to make the best case possible. He also knows the ins and outs of New York practice, allowing him to artfully navigate the complex court system. I would highly recommend him.


    Andrew McCormick Communications and media Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse Lew without qualification. He is an excellent commercial litigator. He was an adversary in a long-running litigated matter, and I had an opportunity deal with him and observe his skill-set over a several year period. Lew is a tenacious adversary and zealous advocate for his client, but deals with opposing counsel in a respectful and professional manner that minimizes unnecessary disputes and promotes dialogue. He is highly knowledgeable of New York state and federal court practice, and is well-respected in the local bar. I would not hesitate to recommend him for any matter, especially complex litigation.


    John Kazanjian Class action Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Lewis S. Fischbein, PC

6 East 39th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY, 10016-0112


NYCurrently registered 197607/10/2016
DCInactive 198005/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bodman ScholarBodman Foundation1968
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselWinslett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser, LLP2009 - Present
PrincipalLewis S. Fischbein, P.C.2001 - Present
PartnerCoblence & Warner1988 - 2001
Adjunct ProfessorNYU Stern Business School1985 - 1986
PartnerKraver & Parker1985 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkN/AN/A
New York County Lawyers' AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Nordic Bank v. Trend Group, 619 F. Supp. 542 (S.D.N.Y. 1985)For auto and equipment lessor, defeated motion to dismiss RICO action against consortium of international banks.
Trend Export Funding Corp. v. Foreign Credit Ins. Ass’n., 670 F. Supp. 480 (S.D.N.Y. 1987)For broker, defeated summary judgment on $6 million claim against insurer on export credit policies.
Henkind v. Brauser, 1989 WL 54109 (S.D.N.Y. May 17, 1989)For leasing companies and principal, successfully moved to dismiss $1.1 million RICO claim as time-barred.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Columbia CollegeEnglishB.A.1972