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Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra, L.L.P.

113 East 37th Street
New York, NY, 10016

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    21 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    21 years
  3. Defective Products: 20%
    21 years

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NYCurrently registered 199507/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nation’s Top 100 Attorney AwardNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2014
Top 10 Attorney AwardNAOPIA2013
Top 100 New York Metro Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
FellowAmerican Bar Foundation2013
Top 100 New York Metro Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
New York Metro Super LawyersKey Professional Media2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York StateThe National Trial Lawyers2011
New York Metro Super LawyersKey Professional Media2010
New York Metro Super LawyersKey Professional Media2009
New York Metro Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2008
Best AdvocateSt. John's University Civil Trial Institute1993
MemberPhi Delta Phi Law Honor Society1993
MemberPhi Alpha Theta History Honor Society1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra, L.L.P.2007 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Brooklyn Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Association of the Bar of New York CityCommittee on Medical Malpractice1994 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1994 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1995 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Leone v. Byrnes & New York Methodist HospitalVerdict: $4,194,000.00
Brown v. EzekwoVerdict: $1,700,000.00
Subbarammu v. Har-ElVerdict: $2,250,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Boston CollegeHistoryA.B1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"The Art of the Opening & Closing Statements"Opening & Closing Statements in Personal Injury Actions2005