Hudson Valley, NY law firm Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP (FKC&S) is pleased to announce that Founding Partner Jeffrey M. Feldman has been named Best Lawyers® 2023 Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, NY. Recognition is based entirely on peer review and only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Feldman is also being recognized for professional excellence in the 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in Fishkill, NY. This year marks the 15th time that he has been honored by Best Lawyers and the third time he has received a “Lawyer of the Year” distinction.
“I am honored to be highly regarded by my esteemed peers in the legal field,” said Feldman. “I humbly share this recognition with the entire team at FKC&S, who raise the bar for excellence every single day.”
For more than 40 years, Best Lawyers has published the world’s premier guide for the legal profession and recognized top legal talent in 76 countries worldwide. Previously, Feldman has been named the Best Lawyers 2021 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, NY and the 2020 Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, NY. The White Plains metro area includes Poughkeepsie, Brewster, Newburgh, Pearl River, Kingston, New City, Suffern, Carmel and many other cities in the Hudson Valley region.
Successfully trying cases at all levels of state and federal courts throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital District for more than 36 years, FKC&S has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” since its First Edition in 2010. In the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”, FKC&S was recognized as a Tier 1 firm for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and a Tier 2 firm for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants in White Plains.
Feldman has achieved an AV® rating with Martindale-Hubbell since 1992, placing him in the top three percent of attorneys nationwide. Designated as a New York State “Super Lawyer” every year since 2008, he is a proud member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Dutchess County Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the New York Medical Defense Bar Association. In 2016, Feldman received the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Headliner Award for Leadership in Business and Community, and he was honored by the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for Leadership in Corporate Philanthropy in 2019. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Family Services Inc. and Hudson Valley Hospice, and supports several local nonprofit organizations with his colleagues at FKC&S.