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Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm
Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm
New York City Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Attorney Jonathan C. Reiter is the founder of Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, in New York, New York. Mr. Reiter has more than 40 years of experience and dedicates his practice to medical malpractice and personal injury law. He represents clients throughout New York in matters involving airline accidents, aviation accidents, automobile accidents, mass transit accidents and medical misdiagnosis. Over the course of his career practicing personal injury law, Mr. Reiter has helped numerous injury victims recover significant sums in settlements and verdicts. In the area of aviation accidents, he is known for obtaining the highest verdict for a single passenger in an airline accident.


Admitted:1976, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers list each year since 2011
  • Nations Top One Percent, having been selected by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey
  • Liberal Partys nominee for Lieutenant Governor, State of New York, 1998
  • Connecticut
  • States of Florida
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Member, American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • Member, Bronx County Bar Association
  • State of New York,1976
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association


  • Mr. Reiter obtainedthe highest verdict for a single passengerin theEgyptAir 990crash ($3.6 millionincluding interest). This case was thefirst to award loss of society damagesto a victims sisters, brother and cousin as dependent relatives under the Death on the High Seas Act, in addition to awarding substantial damages to the victims parents.Mr. Reiter obtainedmillion dollar and/or multi-million dollar settlementsfor the survivors of14 persons killedin theAmerican Airlines Flight 587crash at Belle Harbor, New York, including residents of the United States and the Dominican Republic. He also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee on that case. Numerous medical malpractice, negligence and wrongful death verdicts and settlements are listed on the Firm's website at
  • Mr. Reiter obtained $5 million dollar verdict in medical malpractice case for failing to diagnose Chiari malformation,2019
  • Mr. Reiter achieved a settlement of $15 million for the family of a young mother killed in an airline crash.,2014
  • Mr. Reiter achieved a $22.97 million dollar verdict in Supreme Court Queens County in a medical malpractice case in which hospital personnel failed to timely diagnose and treat a patient with MRSA pneumonia in the ICU, resulting in a cardiac arrest from which the patient survived, although with brain damage.,2014

Educational Background:

  • Brandeis University, B.A.,1971

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Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm - New York City NY Lawyers
Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm - New York City NY Lawyers
Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm - New York City NY Lawyers

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