Jeremy Hellman

Partner

Practice Areas:

jhellman@rheingoldlaw.com

Jeremy Hellman is a member of the firm's Personal Injury Department. Jeremy handles selected cases that present complex liability issues.

Jeremy has worked exclusively in personal injury plaintiff-side litigation. He has successfully fought against numerous motions to dismiss his client's cases that have ultimately resulted in millions of dollars in recoveries. He enjoys applying creative approaches to analyzing and developing cases. He is well versed in taking and defending depositions and in engaging in complicated motion practice. Jeremy prefers to personally oversee his client's cases and enjoys developing a close rapport with his clients. He thrives on stamping his personal touch on his client’s cases. Jeremy is an experienced appellate attorney and has successfully argued appeals in appellate courts of the First and Second Departments of the State of New York.

Due to the ultimate sense of responsibility Jeremy has for his clients' cases, he can often be found contemplating case strategies at all hours of the day or night. His conscientious attention to detail, zealous advocacy for his clients and passion for excellence has made him a strong force for defense counsel and insurance companies to contend with.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Yung v. Eager, 51 A.D.3d 638 (2nd Dept. 2008)
  • Romero v. Trump, 240 N.Y.L.J. 66 (2008)
  • Phillipps v. New York City Tr. Auth., 68 A.D.3d 461 (1st Dept. 2009)
  • James v. Greenpoint Fin. Corp., 103 A.D.3d 852 (2nd Dept. 2013)
  • Bednark v. City of New York, 42 Misc. 3d 314 (2013)
  • Premecz v. RJHWong, LLC, 118 A.D.3d 689 (2nd Dept. 2014)
  • Bednark v. New York City Tr. Auth., 45 Misc. 3d 1224(A)(2014)
  • Freienstein v. Mandarin Oriental N.Y. Hotel, LLC, 44 Misc. 3d 1220(A)(2014)
  • Bednark v. City of New York, 127 A.D.3d 403 (1st Dept. 2015)
  • Bednark v. New York City Tr. Auth., 138 A.D.3d 584 (1st Dept. 2016)
  • Cross v. Supersonic Motor Messenger Courier, Inc., 140 A.D.3d 503 (1st Dept. 2016)
  • Doe v. Schwarzwald, 142 A.D.3d 578 (2nd Dept. 2016)
  • Dakota Jade T. v. New York City Hous. Auth., 148 A.D.3d 537 (1st Dept. 2017)
  • Haibi v. 790 Riverside Dr. Owners, Inc., 156 A.D.3d 144 (1st Dept. 2017)
  • Bednark v. City of New York, 162 A.D.3d 565 (1st Dept. 2018)
  • Delgado v. 808 Broadway NYC, LLC, 60 Misc. 3d 1224(A) (2018)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2007
  • New Jersey, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star (2014-2018) (Selection Criteria)
  • 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys (New York, 2018) By: American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (Selection Criteria)
  • Top 10 Under 40 (New York, 2018) By: National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (Selection Criteria)
  • Top 40 Under 40 (New York, 2018) By: The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (Selection Criteria)
  • Archibald R. Murray Award for Public Service
  • Recipient, Dean's Centennial Fellowship
  • President, Jewish Law Students Association

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - May, 2006
  • Yeshiva University, New York, New York
    • B.A. summa cum laude - May, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

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