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Jay S. Knispel

Car accident Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 31 years
    New York - NY 32 years
    Connecticut - CT 32 years
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1993
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1992
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State CT
    Acquired 1991
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Jay

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Jay S. Knispel is the firm’s Founder and Managing Partner. Mr. Knispel is a Brooklyn personal injury attorney representing clients in cases involving all kinds of injuries, including but not limited to: automobile and car accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home neglect or abuse, lead paint or carbon monoxide poisoning, slip-and-falls, dog bites, products liability, injuries caused by defective equipment and any other personal injuries or accidents that result in serious injury or death. Attorney Knispel is licensed to practice law in the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member in good standing of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Knispel is a graduate of Binghamton University and received his law degree from Albany Law School of Union University. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Knispel was inducted into the prestigious National Order of the Barristers. Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Knispel was a Senior Trial Attorney for a major, national insurance company. He represented commercial clients such as United Parcel Service, Red Lobster restaurants, Federated Department Stores as well as hundreds of individuals. Mr. Knispel has litigated multi-million dollar catastrophic injury cases in the areas of automobile liability, products liability and premises liability. His verdicts have been published numerous times in theNew York Jury Verdict Reporter, and most recently, in the New York Law Journal. He currently serves as trial counsel to some of the most respected law firms in New York City. Mr. Knispel was recognized in Verdict Searches’ publication of “Top New York Verdicts of 2010.” Mr. Knispel has also lectured throughout the Northeast in the areas of automobile liability, premises liability and contractual indemnification.


Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers
450 7th Ave
New York, NY, 10123
Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers
26 Court St
Suite 2511
Brooklyn, NY, 11242
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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner/Attorney
  • Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel
  • 2007 - Present
  • Trial Counsel - Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Diamond, Paino, Cardo, & King
  • 1993 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Kramer & Fisherman
  • 1992 - 1993


  • Albany Law School of Union University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • State University of New York, Binghamton
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1988


  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Legal Elite
  • AI Global Media
  • 2016
  • Top New York Verdicts
  • VerdictSearch
  • 2011
  • Top New York Verdicts
  • VerdictSearch
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Unknown Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've worked with Jay before and I've referred cases to him. So I can say from personal experience that he's a terrific advocate for his clients."
Car accident Attorney | Sep 14
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I give Jay my strongest endorsement. He is a passionate lawyer who is not afraid of any battle and will fight to the end for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Jay handles every case he has personally. He prepares every case for trial as well as any attorney I have ever seen. I have the utmost confidence in his ability and integrity."
Personal injury Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known, and worked with, Jay Knispel for several years, and he is unequivocally one of the finest personal injury trial lawyers working in New York City. He is a tireless and zealous advocate and I wholeheartedly endorse him."
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New York Car accident Lawyer Jay S. Knispel
Jay S. Knispel
Car accident Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 32 years
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