Ari Lieberman

Ari Lieberman

Associate since 2009
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-257-9512
Fax:
212-483-0918
Email:

Mr. Lieberman has been an associate with the firm since 2009. He has extensive litigation and appellate advocacy experience in personal injury cases, including, but not limited to, motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death, construction accidents, police officer and firefighter accidents, and premises liability. Mr. Lieberman has expertise in all aspects of litigation, including trials, alternate dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration, and appellate advocacy.

Mr. Lieberman is admitted to the bar in New York. He graduated from Binghamton University in 2006 with a B.A. in English, and was a member of the Binghamton Scholars Program. Mr. Lieberman holds a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, in the top 2.5% of his class. During law school, Mr. Lieberman worked with Professor Jeremy Sarkin, a member of the United Nations, as a research assistant. Additionally, Mr. Lieberman has an L.L.M. from New York University in Environmental Law, where he earned the Environmental Law Prize for Distinction. Mr. Lieberman has published articles in the Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal and the Buffalo Environmental Law Journal.

Appellate Experience
Mr. Lieberman has substantial experience and success in appellate advocacy in the following areas of law:

  • Motor vehicle liability;
  • Serious Injury Threshold;
  • Causation of Spinal Injury;
  • Wrongful death;
  • Premises liability;
  • Slip and Fall liability;
  • Labor Law; and
  • Police and Firefighter Rights of Recovery.

Mr. Lieberman has succeeded in appealing lower court decisions that would have adversely affected our clients in motor vehicle accident cases involving liability and the serious injury threshold law.

Published decisions of note include:

Franzese v. Consolidated Dairies, Inc, 83 A.D.3d 775 (2d Dept. 2011)
Balducci v. Velasquez, 92 A.D.3d 626 (2d Dept. 2012)
Bove v. Zanelli, 102 A.D.3d 644 (2d Dept. 2013)
Dunlap v. American Medical Response of NY, Inc, 102 A.D.3d 653 (2d Dept. 2013)
Lalla v. The State of New York, 128 A.D.3d 908 (2d Dept. 2015)
Hormigas v. Village East Towers, Inc., 137 A.D.3d 406 (1st Dept. 2016)

Trial Experience
Mr. Lieberman has significant trial experience in areas involving motor vehicle accidents and premises liability.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Police Officer and Firefighter Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member of the United Nations, as a Research Assistant
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M.
    • Honors: Environmental Law Prize for Distinction
    • Major: Environmental Law
  • Binghamton University
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Honors: Binghamton Scholars Program, Member
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Hofstra Labor
  • Employment Law Journal
  • Buffalo Environmental Law Journal

Representative Cases

  • Franzese v. Consolidated Dairies, Inc, 83 A.D.3d 775 (2d Dept. 2011)
  • Balducci v. Velasquez, 92 A.D.3d 626 (2d Dept. 2012)
  • Bove v. Zanelli, 102 A.D.3d 644 (2d Dept. 2013)
  • Dunlap v. American Medical Response of NY, Inc, 102 A.D.3d 653 (2d Dept. 2013)
  • Lalla v. The State of New York, 128 A.D.3d 908 (2d Dept. 2015)
  • Hormigas v. Village East Towers, Inc., 137 A.D.3d 406 (1st Dept. 2016)