Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

In light of the Executive Orders issued on March 20,2020 by Governor Cuomo (NY) and on March 21,2020 by Governor Murphy (NJ) we at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP want to assure you that we are working remotely and will remain fully operational throughout the duration of this public health crisis. Until further notice, the most effective methods of communicating with us are email or phone, not the US mail. In the event that you need wire instructions or have accounting questions, please contact David Glicksman by email at Our hope is that this crisis will not be long. Regardless of its duration, however, we will continue to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Your support, friendship and trust are so important to us as we get through this trying time together. We wish you all good health for you and your families.

Executive Committee
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP

General Liability Practice

The Firm, since its inception, has and continues to specialize in complex, high profile exposure matters ranging from all types of premises liability claims to (including elevator accidents, mass explosions, hot water burns and negligent security matters) and automobile accidents.  The Firm has successfully defended clients in cases involving the Empire State Building terrorist’s shooting, the Long Island Railroad shooting and the McCauley Calkin, and Grand Street fires. 

The Firm has also developed a social service practice handling foster care and mental health matters for residential treatment facilities, nursing homes and foster care placement agencies which often involve the complex civil rights, and constitutional allegations.    

The Firm’s Litigation and Risk management Department formulates, early on, a comprehensive defense strategy and solutions to identify the critical issues for cost effective litigation disposition.

Of course, if a legal matter cannot be resolved, the Firm has built an excellent reputation in trial practice with some of the best known trial defense lawyers in the State of New York.

New York Office     100 Wall Street, 27th Floor     New York, NY 10005-3701     p. (212) 964-6611     f. (212) 267-5916

New Jersey Office     500 Frank W. Burr Blvd.     Suite 31     Teaneck, NJ 07666-6802     p. (973) 912-9501     f. (973) 912-9508