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Founder Jordan Merson: Principal Information
PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY JORDAN MERSON HAS BEEN REPEATEDLY RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN NEW YORK STATE AND THE UNITED STATES
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In 2019, Mr. Merson was nominated as a finalist for “Trial Lawyer of the Year” in the United States by Public Justice. For the past three years, Mr. Merson has been selected as a top ten lawyer in the United States in the field of personal injury by the National Academy of Trial Lawyers. In 2020, Mr. Merson was selected as “Attorney of the Year in the State of New York” by Top 100 Lawyers Magazine.
He has accomplished this through hard work, putting his clients first, and his relentless determination in fighting for those who have been injured or unfairly treated.
Mr. Merson was honored to be included in New York Law Journal’s first ever “Hall of Fame” for medical malpractice verdicts and settlements. When New York Magazine published its top verdicts in 2014, Mr. Merson was included on that list, as well. In fact, Mr. Merson has had the largest single-plaintiff medical malpractice verdict in Westchester County for at least a five year period and he had the largest verdict in Westchester County for any type of case in 2014 — an $11.3 million verdict after the defendant that proceeded to trial refused to offer any money to settle the case.
Mr. Merson then beat his own record in 2018 when a Westchester jury awarded his client $28 million, as part of the largest jury verdict in New York State History for a child sexual assault victim. In 2019, Mr. Merson achieved a $14 million verdict for another child sex abuse victim. In 2020, Mr. Merson represented a client in another “no pay” medical malpractice case and achieved a jury verdict of more than $6 million. It is believed that this will be one of the top verdicts in New York County in 2020.
In addition to his remarkable success in the courtroom, Mr. Merson is a frequently quoted source in the local, national and international media. Nearly every local news outlet has quoted Mr. Merson and his work representing the catastrophically injured has been covered in Australia, the UK and other international publications.
Mr. Merson has the conviction, determination and resources to litigate some of the most high profile cases in New York and the Country. He represents victims of Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, Larry Nasser, Reginald Archibald and many others.
Super lawyers has routinely named Jordan Merson and other lawyers in the firm have been named as well, including Giovanna Mabile and Jaclyn Ponish. Mr. Merson also is honored to serve on one of Super Lawyers’ advisory boards for Rising Stars.
It is rare for a lawyer to have participated in so many cases that have settled for $10 million or more in so many different fields, but that’s what Mr. Merson has done. Mr. Merson has litigated medical malpractice, wrongful death, negligence, defective products and product liability, wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination cases, class actions and personal injury claims that have settled for multiple millions of dollars.
When entrusting your case to a lawyer, it is important to know their background and experience. For six years, Mr. Merson worked with Robert Peckar, who was named as Leading Construction Lawyer in the World by International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. Mr. Merson then worked with current Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and prominent trial lawyer, Doug Wigdor at their firm formerly known as Thompson, Wigdor & Gilly, LLP. After that, Mr. Merson was a Partner at Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore.
About Merson Law
Pursuing his lifelong ambitions, Mr. Merson opened the doors to his own firm to help individuals who have been catastrophically harmed and unfairly treated. Mr. Merson believes in a team approach where the staff of Merson Law, PLLC and the client and their family work together to achieve an outstanding result in a shorter period of time. The legal team at Merson Law, PLLC pursues every case aggressively, comprehensively and expeditiously.
Jordan Merson’s Education
Mr. Merson is a graduate of Fordham Law School where he was co-captain of the basketball team that won the Law School Division at Madison Square Garden. This was after Mr. Merson graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications magna cum laude.
Admitted to Practice
In addition to his successes in New York City, and New York State, Mr. Merson is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Districts of Colorado, the Western District of Michigan and Washington, D.C., so feel free to contact Merson Law, PLLC, for free consultation if you have cases outside of New York.
A Powerful Partner By Your Side
Jordan Merson selected as Managing Partner for the New York office of Kline & Specter, one of the Nation’s largest personal injury firms, solidifying Merson Law as one of New York’s personal injury leaders.