Robert Vilensky of Ronemus & Vilensky in New York City has been awarded Super Lawyer once again this year, making 11 years in a row!
In addition to being a Super Lawyer recipient, Robert Vilensky has also been included in the “Top 100 Metro Super Lawyers” list every year starting in 2009.
Mr. Vilensky focuses his practice almost entirely on matters of civil litigation. With over 30 years of experience, he provides personal, compassionate representation to clients in a variety of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, birth injury, car accidents, lead poisoning cases and other complex torts. His firm has secured a number of multimillion-dollar verdicts, including a $7.4 million verdict in a brain injury case and a $4.75 million settlement for a young family in Brooklyn devastated by the effects of lead poisoning. He also represents people who have been falsely arrested and imprisoned or assaulted by the police.
Mr. Vilensky is a summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York, Cortland, and earned his law degree (magna cum laude) in 1980 from the University of Dayton, where he served on the Law Review editorial staff and was chief of the Litigation Support Team.
He is licensed in New York, and has written extensively for the New York Law Journal and the Trial Lawyers Quarterly on many topics relating to serious injury and complex tort cases. He’s also been a featured speaker at functions for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, The Brooklyn Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and more.
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