Jeffrey M. Kimmel is a proven, experienced trial attorney and actively manages his firm's medical malpractice department. Mr. Kimmel has earned the highest ranking among attorneys by Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Ratings Service and was selected as one of New York City’s “Ten Leaders” in Civil Trial and Personal Injury Law.
Jeff serves on and is the former chair of the Committee on Committees for the New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA), which oversees the work of more than 50 committees of one of the most influential bar associations in the country. He also serves on NYCLA’s Board of Directors and, as a former chair of the organization’s Young Lawyers Section, established its highly successful Mentoring Program.
Jeff is a frequent mentor and lecturer on trial preparation, trial strategy and courtroom techniques, addressing Bar Associations as well as students at local law schools, colleges and high schools and regularly volunteering as a judge for an annual Moot Court competition.
He contributed a chapter on trial preparation and strategy for Thomson Reuter’s popular “Inside the Minds” series, and was invited to be an inaugural contributor to The New York Law Journal’s “Smart Litigator.” Sought by journalists for his legal commentary and expertise, he has appeared on television numerous times as a legal analyst.
A graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Kimmel earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he received the coveted American Jurisprudence Awards for Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy and was selected to the school’s distinguished National Moot Court Team. Admitted to the Bar in New York, New Jersey, District of Columbia and the United States Federal Courts, Jeff is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association and the City Bar.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2015|
|Highest AV Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2014|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2013|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2012|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2011|
|Ten Leaders NY||Ten Leaders in Law||2011|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2010|
|NY Metro Super Lawyer list||NY Super Lawyers||2009|
|American Jurisprudence Awards Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy||Brooklyn Law School||1991|
|National Moot Court Team||Brooklyn Law School||1991|
|Assistant District Attorney||Bronx District Attorney||1992 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York County Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||Chair||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers Association||Judge, Moot Court||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers Association||Chair, Committee on Committees||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers Association||Group Mentoring program lecturer||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||member||N/A|
|New York State Trial Lawyers||member||N/A|
|New York City Bar Association||member||N/A|
|Nassau Suffolk Law Services||Advisory Counselor||N/A|
|Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania||N/A||N/A|
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