Sanford Rubenstein

Attorney in Brooklyn, NY
Attorney Sanford A. Rubenstein the senior partner at the Brooklyn law firm of Rubenstein & Rynecki is one of New York's most sought after advocates for victim's rights in personal injury and civil rights matters. Described by the Melvin M. Belli Society of the American Trial lawyers, he has been described by New York Post's Page Six as a high powered personal injury lawyer and by The New York Daily News as a famed attorney. He has also been called a legend by television and radio host Wendy Williams. Rubenstein's career has been punctuated by high profile cases in which he has represented victims in many tragic occurrences in New York City including the torture of a man who was sodomized by a New York City police officer in a police precinct bathroom while in police custody and the family of a West African man who was killed by a New York City police officer who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide. He represented victims in the Andrew Barberi Staten Island Ferry Disaster for both wrongful death and personal injury. He represented the family of a victim who died as a result of the American Airlines Flight 587 crash. He also represented a young man who was the victim of a DWI driver whose compelling story resulted in toughening DWI laws in New York. He presently represents victims of the 50 police shot tragedy which occurred in Queens as well as the family of a Jamaican woman who died in The Kings County Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Room after sitting for over twenty four hours in the waiting room. He also represents a Brooklyn woman who's suing the City Emergency Medical Services and The Brooklyn Hospital Center for their failure to properly treat her and who as a result became a quadruple amputee and legally blind. Another client is the family of a teen inmate beaten to death at a Rikers Island Correctional Facility by violent inmate thugs allegedly supervised by corrupt guards. Appearing frequently on national and local T.V. news, Rubenstein has been quoted in all of New York's daily newspapers. Rubenstein has been a guest advocating victim's rights on Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Geraldo At Large, Inside Edition and Montel. He is a regular panelist on Fox News Strategy Room and has appeared as a legal analyst on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC. Rubenstein has lectured and participated in panels for the New York State Trial Lawyers, The Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Institute, Brooklyn Law School and The Melvin M. Belli Society of the American Trial Lawyers Association. He also is the author of a new book entitled, The Outrageous Rubenstein in which he writes about his experience as a media savvy trial lawyer fighting for justice and change.
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Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Electromagnetic Field Litigation
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Head Injury
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical-Legal Law
  • Medication Errors
  • Mental Health Professionals Malpractice
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Oncology Law
  • Optometric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Welding Products Liability
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Physicians Risk Management
  • Podiatric Malpractice
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Psychology Malpractice
  • Psychotherapy Law
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Police Misconduct
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections Law
  • Excessive Use of Force
  • False Imprisonment
  • False Arrest
  • High Speed Police Pursuit Litigation
  • Law Enforcement Disciplinary
  • Proceedings
  • Police Brutality
  • Products Liability
  • Airbag Injury
  • Automotive Design Liability
  • All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability
  • Automotive Crashworthiness
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Automotive Warranty Law
  • Bicycle Products Liability
  • Biomedical Products Liability
  • Blood Bank Liability
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Breast Implant Litigation
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Dalkon Shield Litigation
  • Diet Drug Litigation
  • Drug and Medical Device Defense
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Drug Contamination
  • Elevator Liability
  • Engineering Products Liability
  • Environmental Products Liability
  • Escalator Liability
  • Explosions
  • Firearms Litigation
  • Food Borne Disease
  • Flammable Fabrics
  • Food Products Liability
  • Gas Explosions
  • Heart Device Litigation
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Lemon Law
  • Manufacturers Liability
  • Motorcycle Products Liability
  • Office Equipment Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Product Recall
  • Product Safety
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Seat Belt Injury
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Tobacco Litigation
  • Tire/Rim Mismatch
  • Vaccine Injury
  • Vehicle Rollovers
  • Warranty Law


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1972, New York

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    Brooklyn Law School

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    Sanford Rubenstein
     16 Court Street, 17th Floor,
    Brooklyn, NY 11241


    Rubenstein & Rynecki (Brooklyn, New York)

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