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Saul Wilensky

Partner
T 212-973-8044
    Mr. Wilensky specializes in the defense of product liability lawsuits relating to design, manufacture and repair of products and services. He has been involved in several leading New York appellate decisions concerning swimming pools, punch presses, commercial food preparation equipment, FELA, automobiles, electrical equipment, printing equipment, commercial and household laundry equipment, aviation, ship design, waste disposal equipment, consumer appliances, asbestos, hazardous materials, toxic torts, industrial hygiene and legal malpractice. Mr. Wilensky regularly tries product liability and other complex matters throughout New York's state and federal courts.

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    Education

    • New York University, LL.M., 1976
    • St. John’s University School of Law, LL.B., 1966
    • Hunter College, B.A., 1963

    Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
    • U.S. Supreme Court

    Bar Admissions

    • New York, 1967

    Professional Affiliations

    • New York State Bar Association: Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section,secretary, 1999; vice chair, 2000; chair, 2001
    • New York State Bar Association: Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section,vice chair, Product Liability Committee, 1991-2001
    • American Bar Association, member
    • Defense Research Institute: area chair (1991-present), Product Liability Steering Committee
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, member
    • International Association of Defense Counsel, co-chair for downstate New York membership
    • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, guest lecturer
    • New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, guest lecturer

    Other Distinctions

    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for product liability litigation and personal injury litigation, 2007-2015 
    • Noted as a "New York Super Lawyer" for personal injury defense: products, 2006-2013
    • Listed in International Who’s Who—Legal-International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers in its Product Liability Defense category, 2007
    • Named to New York Magazine’s "Best Lawyers" under its Personal Injury and Products Liability category, 2007
    • Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®