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Philip Russotti earned his B.A. from Columbia University before
earning his J.D. from St. John's Law School in 1973. After working with
the New York District Attorney's Office, where he was eventually
appointed as Chief of a Supreme Court Trial Bureau, Attorney Russotti
shifted his attention to private practice in 1980. Today, Philip
Russotti represents personal injury victims in New York state who have
sustained injury due to the negligent conduct of others.

Phil currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New York State
Trial Lawyers Association. In addition to being a member of the New York
State Bar Association, Attorney Russotti is also a sustaining member of
the American Association for Justice. For his work as a New York
personal injury attorney, Phil Russotti has been granted a Preeminent AV
Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and has also been featured in
Who's Who in American Law.



Personal Injury, Trial Practice, Medical
Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Products Liability, Construction Accidents,
Appellate Practice


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 75%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%

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Contact info

Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP

420 Lexington Ave.
Suite 2750
New York, NY, 10170


NYCurrently registered 197403/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2010
New York's Top Verdicts and SettlementsVerdict Search2010
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2008
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2008
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2007
Board Certified Civil Trial SpecialistAmerican Bar Association2007
Board Certified Civil Trial SpecialistAmerican Bar Association1997
Board Certified Civil Trial SpecialistAmerican Bar Association1992
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -MarquisN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerWingate, Russotti & Shapiro, LLP1989 - Present
LecturerSt. John's University School Of Law2011 - 2011
LecturerNew York District Attorney's Office2011 - 2011
Assistant District AttorneyNew York District Attorney's Office1973 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice1974 - Present
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAdmitted to PracticeN/A
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkAdmitted to PracticeN/A
United States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitAdmitted to PracticeN/A
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to PracticeN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCivil Trial SpecialistBoard Certified1992
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Columbia UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970