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Alan S. Katkin is the owner of the law firm of Alan S. Katkin Attorney at Law. He has practiced law in New York for 29 years and after many years as a senior partner in the law firm of Angiuli Katkin & Gentile he left to open his own office in order to provide more personal service to clients with issues in his areas of expertise.



Mr. Katkin is a founder and former senior partner at the New York City law firm of Angiuli, Katkin and Gentile, LLP, where he supervised the Injury Group, including personal injury, worker’s compensation and Social Security disability claims as well as the firm’s Employment Law Group for over 23 years.


Under his leadership, the firm represented clients in all types of personal injury claims, including construction accidents, wrongful deaths, slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, defective products and dog bites.


 Mr. Katkin  has directed one of the busiest Workers’ Compensation practices on Staten Island.  His clients in this area have included claimants, carriers, self-insured employers, third party administrators, uninsured employers, health care providers and even the Special Funds Conservation Committee created by New York State Law.


Mr. Katkin is a past president of the New York Workers' Compensation Bar Association, where he promoted the rights of parties appearing before the Worker’s Compensation Board and helped formulate policy for the Association. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of New York Workers' Compensation Bar Association and is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Workers' Compensation Division Committee. As a frequent lecturer on Workers' Compensation Law, he has served as a faculty member for the prestigious Practising Law Institute and has presented seminars for the Richmond County Bar Association, Lorman Education Services, the Council on Education in Management, employers, brokers, union groups, insurance companies and the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.


In the area of Social Security disability, he represents individuals who because of illness and/or injury are unable to work and need income to provide for themselves and their families. He takes the client from the initial application through the appeal stage, if necessary.


As head of the Employment Law Group, Mr. Katkin and his team represent parties in age, race, gender, national origin, disability and religious discrimination cases as well as sexual harassment claims throughout the New York metropolitan area.


As a highly experienced litigator, he has handled thousands of hearings, trials and appeals in a wide variety of legal matters.


Mr. Katkin serves as an arbitrator for the Civil Court of the City of New York, Small Claims Part; is a past member of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals; sits on the Board of Directors of the Richmond County Bar Association and is a member of the Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association. He is also an appointed panel member of the Surrogate Decision Making Committee of the New York State Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities.


Additionally, Mr. Katkin is a member of the steering committee of the Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) of Staten Island.


He was admitted to the New York bar in 1983 and is admitted to practice before all of the New York State Courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the United States Supreme Court.


Mr. Katkin graduated from Brooklyn College in 1975 and received his Juris Doctor from the Brooklyn Law School in 1982. In the interim, he took graduate courses at New York University Dental and Medical Schools, including study of Human Anatomy and Physiology.




Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    33 years
  2. Social Security: 30%
  3. Employment: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%

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  • Charles Crane DeStefano

    Alan is truly experienced and a genuinely good person of the highest integrity.


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    I endorse this lawyer based on knowing him personally for many years and also having served with him on the Board of Directors of the Richmond County Bar Association.


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAlan S. Katkin Attorney At Law2011 - Present
General CounselNew York City Fleet Livery Owners Association, Inc.2012 - 2012
Founder and Senior PartnerAngiuli Katkin & Gentile, LLP1988 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Richmond County Bar AssociationBoard of DirectorsN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York Workers Compensation Bar AssociationPast President, current Board of DirectorsN/A
Staten Island Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Small Claims Arbitrators, City of New York Civil CourtMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
City University of New York, Brooklyn CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Settling the Workers' Compensation ClaimSettling workers' compensation claims, why, when and how much? Comparing and contrasting the states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania2010