About Samuel Meirowitz, Esquire
Meirowitz received his Juris Doctorate in 2001 from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
He is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. District Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts
Awards and Accreditations
Meirowitz has received the New York Metropolitan Super Lawyer award annually since 2016
He was a New York Metropolitan Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2013 and 2014
He is a member of the Top 100 Civil Litigators by National Trial Lawyers
Samuel Meirowitz is a licensed personal injury attorney at the Meirowitz & Wasserberg firm based in New York City. The nationwide firm has cases filed in more than 15 states.
Meirowitz earned his Juris Doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2001. He is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit as well as the U.S. District Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts.
Meirowitz is a founding partner of Meirowitz & Wasserberg LLP, a personal injury and mass torts law firm. Before co-founding the firm in 2015, he was a senior trial lawyer at a renowned nationwide plaintiff’s firm. Prior to earing his Juris Doctorate, he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from State University of New York at Albany.
Meirowitz also served as a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney’s office for the State of New York for four years where he tried dozens of cases to verdict. At the time, he also served as an adjunct professor teaching law classes at City University of New York (Queens) and Interboro Institute.
In 2013, Meirowitz secured the first multimillion-dollar asbestos verdict issued in more than two decades in a New York federal court. In addition to representing mesothelioma and asbestos plaintiffs, he also handles other types of injury claims, including car accidents, defective drugs and medical devices, slip and falls, product liability claims and wrongful death claims.
Meirowitz’s dedication to his clients extends beyond the courtroom. He has conducted union meetings on occupational safety hazards, led seminars to educate Canadians about the health risks of asbestos exposure, and participated in fundraising events including Miles for Meso.
He also co-authored an amicus brief accepted by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of punitive damages against insurance providers denying coverage to policyholders in bad faith.
Role as Legal Contributor on PleuralMesothelioma.com
Meirowitz’s law degree, legal experience and specialization in asbestos litigation fit the qualifications for an expert legal reviewer of asbestos and mesothelioma litigation information.