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Todd J. Krouner founded the Law Office of Todd J. Krouner in October
1994 and for the past decade has worked on a range of plaintiffs'
litigation matters. In July 2005, he obtained a verdict of $7.25 million
which is the largest verdict ever for a case involving LASIK medical
, Schiffer v. Speaker, et al. In settling an
asthma-related medical malpractice claim against Jamaica Hospital Center
for $1.8 million, Mr. Krouner also obtained an extraordinary decision
permitting punitive damages against the hospital. He has enjoyed similar
successes in employment discrimination and civil rights cases and
successfully sued the Hendrick Hudson School District in a case where a
female teacher was convicted of having sexual relations with three male

Prior Experience

Mr. Krouner trained with the finest law firms in New
York City. As a corporate associate at Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesant &
Sheinfeld, he worked on the acquisition of the Fox Television Networks
for Rupert Murdoch. At Obermeier, Morvillo & Abramowitz, he worked
on some of the most notable white collar cases of the 1980's, including
insider trading at Goldman Sachs, Leona Helmsley tax fraud and the
Chrysler odometer conspiracy. While at Kreindler & Kreindler, he
worked on personal injury, medical
and securities fraud cases, as well as what was believed
to be the largest wrongful death in aviation involving the founder of
retailer Merry-Go-Round, Goldsmith v. Richmor Aviation.


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
  2. Aviation: 15%
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
  4. Investment Fraud: 15%
  5. Personal Injury: 15%

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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Verdicts of 2009 - New YorkVerdict Search2009
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Todd J. Krouner1994 - Present
Trial Advocacy InstructorEmory University School of Law2010 - 2010
Trial Advocacy InstructorEmory University School of Law2009 - 2009
Trial Advocacy InstructorEmory University School of Law2008 - 2008
AssociateKreindler & Kreindler LLP1990 - 1993
AssociateObermeier, Morvillo & Abramowitz1988 - 1989
AssociateSquadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMember1985 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkMember1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Johnson Devadas and Saramma Devadas v. Kevin Niksarli, M.D., Manhattan LASIK Center, PLLC, and NewSight Laser Center, PLLCN.Y. CITY JURY RETURNED A VERDICT OF $5.6 MILLION
Jorge Lopez v. Carlos Echebia, Bhard Ghandi, Moises Mejia And M And M’s Renovations, Inc.$1.2 MILLION DOLLAR DEFAULT JUDGMENT GRANTED
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Publication nameTitleDate
WCBS Newsradio 880, Peter Haskell ReportsLawsuit Filed In Cablevision Vs. Fox Dispute2010
New York Law JournalLASIK Eye Surgery: Litigation Challenges and Issues2009
Law Reporter (American Trial Lawyers Association)Army Reservist Not Compensated by Employer for Military Leave2006
New York Law JournalSex Ed 101: Federal Remedies if Teachers Cross the Line2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Brown UniversityBiomedical EthicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Emory Medical SchoolLASIK Malpractice2010
Emory Law School's Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial TechniquesTrial Advocacy2010
Emory Law’s Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial TechniquesTrial Advocacy2009
FDA Committee Hearing - Ophthalmic Devices PanelPost Market Experience with Lasik2008
Emory Law’s Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial TechniquesTrial Advocacy2008