William Schwitzer

William Schwitzer is a recognized nationally as a top personal injury trial attorney. Mr. Schwitzer’s lawyering skills has resulted in over eight hundred million dollars in trial verdicts and pre-trial settlements. Do the research… not many trial attorneys in new york state have accomplished what William Schwitzer has accomplished in the court room. Mr. Schwitzer is recognized by the New York Law Journal’s top personal injury trial attorney, and top trial attorney in New York state by his peers. William Schwitzer is an attorney who doesn’t tell his clients what they want to hear rather, he gets them the results they deserve and what is realistically obtainable under the law. In the personal injury community… colleagues and other law firms look to William Schwitzer to handle their most serious and complex personal injury matters.

Mr. Schwitzer represents victims involved in construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, aviation accidents, ferry boat accidents and victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Mr. Schwitzer is a highly recognized personal injury trial attorney obtaining top verdicts in New York State, for 2012 he obtained $11.6 million for a client injured in a motor vehicle accident. mr. schwitzer has settled several multi-million dollar pre-trial settlements for many clients involved in construction accidents such as $5.5 million for a painter, $5.3 million to name a few. as well as obtaining some top verdicts for client’s injured at construction sites; $10.8 million for a laborer, $8.9 million for a construction worker and $6.3 million for a laborer.


William Schwitzer has also received national recognition for obtaining a top-10 verdict of $37 million for an injured individual. Mr. Schwitzer’s passion for protecting the rights of injured people goes beyond the doors of the court room…every year he is nominated as a super lawyer by his peers for his lawyering skills and keen ability for being one of New York state’s top personal injury trial attorney.


I take tremendous pride in my firm’s reputation for being one of the top personal injury law firms in New York state. As lead trial attorney and managing partner, I am humbled by my clients’ recognition that my office is a premier personal injury law firm. We have consistently recovered some of the largest awards in the state. I work diligently and take each case handled for our clients to heart… when I see the smiles of my clients because justice has been accomplished I know I did the very best for them…I feel blessed knowing that my hard work made a difference in their lives.


820 2nd Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • University of Connecticut
    • Graduated 1985,
  • Western New England Law School
    • Springfield, Mass.
Bar Admissions:
  • 1985, New York State Bar
  • 1985, Massachusetts State Bar