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New York,
New York

66 Madison Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017

T: 212.805.3630



Hall Booth Smith’s office in New York City is in a century-old Neo-Classical brick building on Madison Avenue and West 46th Street, just a few blocks from Grand Central Terminal and Bryant Park.

Our New York City attorneys have extensive experience in medical malpractice defense, health care litigation, aging services, general liability, transportation, business litigation, and employment law. Our award-winning professionals have been recognized for their successes in and outside of the courtroom, and they are frequently invited to speak at educational conferences and training programs, and contribute to articles and interviews with respected media publications.

HBS also offers a National Trial Counsel team of dedicated attorneys who specialize in defending the riskiest high-exposure cases such as death, traumatic brain injury, birth trauma, amputation, and misdiagnosis.

With nearly 400 attorneys and offices in 12 states including New York and New Jersey, Hall Booth is proud to be one of the fastest growing full-service law firms in the eastern United States. Since HBS was founded in 1989, we have proactively added new specialty practice groups and office locations to meet the evolving needs of our clients.

Many of our clients have been working with us for decades, and they consider HBS a strategic partner for protecting their rights in litigation as well as meeting their day-to-day business needs so their companies can prosper. Our team looks forward to serving clients in the New York and New Jersey region and throughout the United States for many years to come.

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Hall Booth Smith is honored to be recognized as one of the best law firms in America by nationally respected publications, as well as regional and local media. Our attorneys have received numerous awards, accolades, respected rankings and honors from peer-reviewed organizations as well as for their professional and personal achievements.

HBS Recognition
  • Best Law Firm in the USA by U.S. News & World Report
  • Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by NARB
  • U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms by Martindale-Hubbell
  • TOP Midsize Professional Services Firms by Client Advisor Awards
HBS Attorney Recognition in New York City
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Client Champion, Gold by Martindale-Hubbell
  • New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance Award
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney

Firm Highlights

Hall Booth Smith Expands New York City Office with Addition of Four Attorneys

New York, NY – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has added four attorneys to its New York City office as the firm expands to serve its clients in the state of New York. Warren S. Koster is a Partner in our New York City office. He comes to HBS with extensive experience in a wide variety of insurance
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Hall Booth Smith Attorneys Honored by The Best Lawyers In America 2023

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is pleased to announce 47 lawyers from the firm were honored in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This award is based on an evaluation process that includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from attorneys in the same field. These HBS attorneys
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The Brave New World of New York Insurance Disclosure

Written by: Joshua T. Reece, Esq. Edited by: Nicole A. Callahan, Esq. New York’s governor closed 2021 by signing into the law the Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act (CIDA), which placed onerous new insurance disclosure requirements on defendants. The most onerous provisions of CIDA were struck when the law was amended on February 24, 2022. Given
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Siegel – Is the QA Privilege Eroding?

Written by: Joshua T. Reece, Esq. Edited by: Nicole A. Callahan, Esq. At the end of 2021, the Appellate Division, Second Department revisited disclosure and New York’s Quality Assurance (“QA”) privilege in Siegel v. Snyder, No. 6612/2016, 2021 WL 6057821 (2d Dept. Dec. 22, 2021). The long-standing privilege shields from disclosure certain materials and statements
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Hall Booth Smith Adds Stewart G. Milch as Of Counsel in New York City Office

NEW YORK, NY – January 6, 2022 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome experienced attorney Stewart G. Milch as Of Counsel to its growing office in New York City. For almost 30 years Stewart has concentrated his practice on appeals to safeguard hard-fought victories and overturn unfavorable outcomes in lower courts. He
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Drew Graham

New York City Office

T: 212.805.3632
E: dgraham@hallboothsmith.com

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