Steven Perkel focuses his practice on all aspects of general liability matters in New York State Courts. Steve has significant experience with complex, high exposure, catastrophic cases involving construction accidents, premises liability and construction defect matters involving personal injury or property damage cases. Additionally, he handles product liability claims for large manufacturers and smaller end-use clients that are involved in litigation. He also is an experienced trial attorney and has obtained defense verdicts and favorable pre-trial results on behalf of his clients.
A major part of Mr. Perkel’s practice involves representing owners, contractors and subcontractors in construction litigation. Additionally, Steve represents property owners and commercial tenants in premises liability matters involving trip/slip and falls and other negligence actions including representation of matters involving security guards of the premises.
Steve’s litigation concentrates on client’s initial evaluations and takes a pro-active approach through the investigative stage through trial. He also has extensive experience resolving matters through alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration.
Steve has appeared as legal guest commentator on CNN and HLN, including the Nancy Grace Show, on a variety of legal topics.