Dominique A. Penson (New York, New York)
Dominique A. Penson (New York, New York)

Dominique A. Penson

Free initial consultation

Licensed for 29 years

Serving New York, NY (view address)

Dominique A. Penson

Free initial consultation

Serving New York, NY (view address)

About Dominique A. Penson

Mr. Penson is one of the firm’s senior partners and one of its senior trial and appellate lawyers. His entire career has been spent representing victims of personal injury. Over 25 years of practice, he has handled many major cases and obtained many multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of the firm’s clients.

His work has often involved matters featured in the news. Some examples include:

A Wreck, a Lawsuit And a Record Liability (PDF) (The New York Times, August 4, 1992)
Van With B’klyn Kids on Pa. Trip Crashes I-80 Accident Kills 2, 7 Others Critical (PDF) (New York Daily News, July 11, 1998
FIREMAN IN COKE RAP Driver in Bx. Crash Drugged Up, FDNY Says (PDF) (New York Daily News,… Read more
Mr. Penson is one of the firm’s senior partners and one of its senior trial and appellate lawyers. His entire career has been spent representing victims of personal injury. Over 25 years of practice, he has handled many major cases and obtained many multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of the firm’s clients.

His work has often involved matters featured in the news. Some examples include:

A Wreck, a Lawsuit And a Record Liability (PDF) (The New York Times, August 4, 1992)
Van With B’klyn Kids on Pa. Trip Crashes I-80 Accident Kills 2, 7 Others Critical (PDF) (New York Daily News, July 11, 1998
FIREMAN IN COKE RAP Driver in Bx. Crash Drugged Up, FDNY Says (PDF) (New York Daily News, February 28, 2004)
Firefighter in Crash Took Cocaine, City Says (PDF) (The New York Times, February 29, 2004)
2 Firefighters Are Dead in Deutsche Bank Fire (PDF) (The New York Times, August 18, 2007)
Several Firefighters Injured After Two Fire Trucks Collide in Brooklyn (PDF) (New York Daily News, October 24, 2009)
Carnage on I-95 After Crash Rips Bus Apart (PDF) (The New York Times, March 12, 2011)
Driver Fatigue and Speed Caused Fatal Bus Crash, Investigators Say (PDF) (The New York Times, June 5, 2012

In addition, Mr. Penson has been the lead attorney on many reported decisions across a diverse spectrum of personal-injury cases. This includes, for example:

Giuffrida v. Citibank Corp., 100 N.Y.2d 72 (2003) (PDF)
Mondello v. New York Blood Center-Greater New York Blood Program, 80 N.Y.2d 219 (1992)
Terepka v. City of New York, 126 A.D.3d 643 (1st Dep’t 2015)
DelGuidice v. City of New York, 103 A.D.3d 443 (1st Dep’t 2013)
Borst v. Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc., 102 A.D.3d 519 (1st Dep’t 2013)
Fahey v. A.O. Smith Corp., 77 A.D.3d 612 (2nd Dep’t 2010) (PDF)
Sarnes v. City of New York, 73 A.D. 1154 (2d Dep’t 2010)
In Re V.W., 20 Misc.3d 1106(A) (Sup. Ct. Bronx Co. 2008)
Eagle v. Chelsea Piers, L.P., 46 A.D.3d 367 (1st Dep’t 2007) (PDF)
Conciatori v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 46 A.D.3d 501 (2d Dep’t 2007) (PDF)
Pirraglia v. CCC Realty NY Corp., 35 A.D.3d 234 (1st Dep’t 2006)
Scherrer v. Time Equities, Inc., 27 A.D.3d 208 (1st Dep’t 2006)
Foiles v. V.L.J. Const. Corp., 17 A.D.3d 297 (1st Dep’t 2005) (PDF)
Driscoll v. Tower Associates, 16 A.D.3d 311 (1st Dep’t 2005)
In Re Estate of Pessoni, 11 Misc.3d 245 (Surr. Ct. Cortland Co. 2005) (PDF)
Bongiovanni v. KMO-361 Realty Associates, 268 A.D.2d 365 (1st Dep’t 2000)
Baker v. Riverhouse Realty Co., Inc., 300 A.D.2d 214 (1st Dep’t 2002) (PDF)
Olson v. City of New York, 257 A.D.2d 653 (1999)
Grawin v. Tudor Place Associates, 260 A.D.2d 314 (1st Dep’t 1999)
Nelson v. Donohue, 248 A.D.2d 329 (1st Dep’t 1998)
Borgia v. City of New York, 173 Misc.2d 720 (Sup. Ct. Kings Co. 1997)
Proulx v. Citibank, N.A., 681 F.Supp. 199 (S.D.N.Y. 1988)
Mr. Penson is recognized as a top personal-injury lawyer by Super Lawyers. He is also a long-standing member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Read less
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Areas of Law

  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Firefighter Law

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1990, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
1990, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
1990, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
1990, New York

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Law School Attended
Brooklyn Law School

Class of 1989
J.D.

University Attended

McGill University
Class of 1986
B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1964
Paris, France, February 26, 1964

Associations & Memberships
New York County Lawyers Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
Representative Cases
Giuffrida v. Citibank Corp., 100 N.Y.2d 72, 760 N.Y.S.2d 397 (2003)
Scherrer v. Time Equities, Inc., 218 A.D.2d 116, 634 N.Y.S.2d 680 (1st Dep't 1995)
Mondello v. New York Blood Ctr. --Greater N.Y. Blood Program, 80 N.Y.2d 219, 590 N.Y.S.2d 19 (1992).
Languages
French

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