Charles Horn, Esq. a partner with the firm and a well-respected federal and state litigator, with far in an excess of 100 verdicts to his credit. Mr. Horn secured his Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law in 1996 after earning two Bachelors of Arts from Lehigh University in 1992.
Beginning his legal career as a Deputy County Attorney for Nassau County, Mr. Horn went on to supervise the County’s federal litigation unit. There he and his unit aggressively defended allegations of constitutional deprivations ranging from discrimination to the unlawful use of deadly force. After leaving the County to enter private practice, Mr. Horn was personally solicited by various municipalities to handle some of their most complicated matters. Also since entering private practice Mr. Horn has developed an extensive practice representing individuals who have been the subject to false arrest, malicious prosecution and excessive force. As trial counsel, Mr. Horn has secured verdicts for clients as high as 5 million dollars.
With his foundation in the federal and state trial courts, Mr. Horn went on to expand his civil practice to include complex commercial, RICO and health care related controversies and has been handling high profile litigation since that time. His cases have regularly been reported upon in the New York Times, New York Newsday, New York Daily News, New York Law Journal as well as numerous television outlets.
In 2004 while practicing in the private sector, Mr. Horn joined the United States Army as a commissioned officer in the Army National Guard Judge Advocate Corps. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Horn volunteered for active duty in Iraq. In recognition of his service in Iraq, he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Combat Action Badge, and the Army Achievement Medal. MAJ Horn is presently the Brigade Judge Advocate of the 369th Sustainment Brigade (“Harlem Hellfighters”) with the New York Army National Guard.
In addition to his private practice and military service, Mr. Horn is also the Deputy Village Attorney performing prosecutorial and general legal services to the Village of Lynbrook since 1998.
|Partner||The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP||2016 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Officer Association 369th Sustainment Brigade||Brigade Judge Advocate||N/A|
|Nassau County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York||Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York||Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of New York||Member||N/A|
|St. John's University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Lehigh University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
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