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Jay S. Knispel is the firm’s Founder and Managing Partner. Mr. Knispel is a Brooklyn personal injury attorneyrepresenting 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.


Contact info

Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC

450 7th Ave Ste 409
New York, NY, 10123-0207

Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC

26 Court Street #2511
Brooklyn, NY, 11242


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 31%
    15 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 30%
    15 years
  3. Personal Injury: 24%
    15 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
    15 years
  5. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



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  • Scott Andrew Wolinetz

    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.


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  • David A. Resnick

    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.


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NYCurrently registered 199203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top New York VerdictsVerdictSearch2011
Top New York VerdictsVerdictSearch2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner/AttorneyLaw Offices of Jay S. Knispel2007 - Present
Trial Counsel - Liberty Mutual InsuranceDiamond, Paino, Cardo, & King1993 - 2007
AttorneyKramer & Fisherman1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Albany Law School of Union UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
State University of New York, BinghamtonAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1988