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Harry   Steinberg   Partner 

Mr. Steinberg is responsible for writing and arguing appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Additionally, Mr. Steinberg regularly argues summary judgment motions in connection with complex tort matters and serves as appellate counsel in connection with ongoing trials.

Experience
PUBLICATIONS:
• "Court of Appeals Redefines Labor Law §240(1)," New York Law Journal, December 27, 2001, p. 1
• "Stare Decisis Provides Stability To The Legal System, But Applying It May Involve Love-Hate Relationship," New York State Bar Journal, March/April 2001, p. 39
• "Be a Better Lawyer by Being a Better Writer," New York Law Journal, October 13, 2000, p. 1
• "Effect of Changes in Decisional Law On Other Cases Depends Upon Status When New Ruling is Made," New York State Bar Journal, November, 1999, p. 12
• "Court of Appeals Defines ‘Altering’ For Purposes of the State Scaffold Law," New York Law Journal, September 6, 1999, p. 1
• "Vicarious Liability of Motor Vehicle Owners Under V&TL § 388 Is Extensively Litigated," New York State Bar Journal, December, 1998, p. 36
• "How Procedural Shortcomings Can Mean Failure in Appeals," New York Law Journal, September 18, 1998, p. 1
• "The Trials (and Tribulations) of the Trial Lawyer: Solutions to Some Common Trial Problems," New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section Digest, June, 1998, p. 3 (with Abraham S. Altheim)
• "Oh, Those Dastardly Trial Lawyers," New York State Bar Journal, February, 1998, p. 41

BOOK REVIEW:
• “The Vanishing American Jew” (by Alan M. Dershowitz), New York Law Journal, June 27, 1997, p. 2
• "TV or Not TV: There Is No Question," New York Law Journal, April 3, 1997, p. 2
• "The Omnibus Workers’ Compensation Act Reform Act of 1996, And Its Effect On The Dole-Dow Rule," Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Winter, 1997, p. 32 (with Brian J. Shoot)
• "The Harmless Error Rule as a Key Respondent's Argument," New York State Bar Journal, November, 1996, p. 36
• "Retroactivity And the Workers’ Compensation Law," New York Law Journal, November 8, 1996, p. 1 (with Brian J. Shoot)
• The Premises Security Case: It’s All A Matter of Notice, Notice, Notice New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section Digest, September, 1996, p. 3
• "Cross-Examination and Its Limits," New York State Bar Journal, March/April, 1996, p. 40
• Assumption of the Risk as a Bar to Recovery
New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section Digest, September, 1995, p. 3
• "The V&TL’s Emergency Vehicle Privilege: How Much Disregard is 'Reckless Disregard,'?” Trial Lawyers Quarterly, Summer, 1995, p. 24
• "Excessive Zeal Can Ruin A Summation," New York Law Journal, February 15, 1995, p. 1
• "The Case Of The Missing Witness," New York Law Journal, December 5, 1994, p. 1
• "Pro Bono? Publico?" New York Law Journal, March 12, 1992, p. 2
• "The Statute of Limitations in Article 78 Practice'" New York State Bar Journal, October 1990, p. 31
• "Oligopolistic Interdependence: The FTC Adopts a 'No Agreement' Standard to Attack Parallel Non-Collusive Practices," 50 Brooklyn Law Review 255 (1984)


REPORTED CASES:
• Chaudhry v. Lynest Associates, 306 A.D.2d 307, 760 N.Y.S.2d 657 (2d Dep’t 2003)
• Reilly v. Newireen Associates, 303 A.D.2d 214, 756 N.Y.S.2d 192 (1st Dep’t 2003)
• Hunter v. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, Inc., 299 A.D.2d 175, 749 N.Y.S.2d 525 (1st Dep’t 2002)
• Healy v. ARP Cable, Inc., 299 A.D.2d 152, 753 N.Y.S.2d. 38 (1st Dep’t 2002)
• Arneaud v. NAB Construction Corp., 271 A.D.2d 626, 707 N.Y.S.2d 349 (2d Dep’t 2000)
• Steel v. City of New York, 271 A.D.2d 435, 705 N.Y.S.2d 641 (2d Dep’t 2000)
• Loiacono v. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, Inc., 270 N.Y.S.2d 464, 704 N.Y.S.2d 658 (2d Dep’t 2000)
• New York City Housing Authority v. National Union Fire Insurance Co., 270 A.D.2d 123, 705 N.Y.S.2d 45 (1st Dep’t 2000)
• Paradise v. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, Inc., 267 A.D.2d 286, 699 N.Y.S.2d 899 (2d Dep’t 1999)
• Conway v. Beth Israel Medical Center, 262 A.D.2d 345, 691 N.Y.S.2d 576 (2d Dep’t 1999)
• Lavigna v. Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., 257 A.D.2d 470, 683 N.Y.S.2d 536 (1st Dep’t 1999)
• Impenna v. City of New York, 256 A.D.2d 551, 682 N.Y.S.2d 464 (2d Dep’t 1998)
• West 56th Street Associates v. Greater New York Mutual Insurance Co., 250 A.D.2d 109, 681 N.Y.S.2d 523 (1st Dep’t 1998)
• Gregorio v. City of New York, 246 A.D.2d 275, 677 N.Y.S.2d 119 (1st Dep’t 1998)
• Murphy v. Long Island Railroad, 239 A.D.2d 472, 657 N.Y.S.2d 206 (2d Dep’t 1997)
• Nunziata v. Birchell, 238 A.D.2d 555, 656 N.Y.S.2d 383 (2d Dep’t 1997)
• Stern v. Waldbaum, Inc., 234 A.D.2d 534, 651 N.Y.S.2d 187 (2d Dep’t 1996)
• Donovan v. S&L Concrete Construction Corp., 234 A.D.2d 336, 650 N.Y.S.2d 795 (2d Dep’t 1996)
• Morris v. Lenox Hill Hospital, 232 A.D.2d 184, 647 N.Y.S.2d 753 (1st Dep’t 1996), aff’d, 90 N.Y.2d 953, 665 N.Y.S.2d 399 (1997)
• Garcia v. City of New York, 222 A.D.2d 192, 646 N.Y.S.2d 508 (1st Dep’t 1996)
• Zirin v. Brookdale Hospital, 216 A.D.2d 461, 628 N.Y.S.2d 394 (2d Dep’t 1995)
• Porter v. Kingsbrook Hospital, 209 A.D.2d 497, 618 N.Y.S.2d 837 (2d Dep’t 1994)
• Simmons v. Popolizio, 160 A.D.2d 368, 553 N.Y.S.2d 423 (1st Dep’t 1991), aff’d, 78 N.Y.S.2d 917, 573 N.Y.S.2d 464 (1991).


 

Office: New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4277
Fax: 212-267-5916
E-Mail: hsteinberg@lskdnylaw.com

Practice Areas
· Appellate Practice

Education
• 1985 J.D. Brooklyn Law School
• 1969 Long Island University (Brooklyn Center)

 

Memberships
PROFESSONIAL AFFILIATIONS:
New York State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers' Association

 






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