Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP (FKC&S) is excited to announce that its founding partner, Jeffrey M. Feldman, has been named the Best Lawyers® 2021 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, NY. This marks the second consecutive year that he is receiving this high honor, after having been selected by his peers as a 2020 Best Lawyers® Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains, NY. Feldman was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 in the Defendant fields of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation in Fishkill, NY. Successfully trying cases at all levels of state and federal courts throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital District for more than 35 years, FKC&S has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” since its First Edition in 2010.
“I am incredibly honored to be feted by my peers in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©,” said Feldman. “Words cannot adequately express how grateful I feel to be recognized among the best in the field.”
First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® employs an exhaustive peer review process, and only one lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Feldman is being recognized in the White Plains metro area, which includes Poughkeepsie, Brewster, Newburgh, Pearl River, Kingston, New City, Suffern, Carmel and many other cities in the Hudson Valley region. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.
Designated as a New York State “Super Lawyer” every year since 2008, Feldman has been honored by numerous organizations for his professional achievements, as well as for his contributions to the local community. In 2016, he 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. Feldman has achieved an AV® rating with Martindale-Hubbell since 1992, placing him in the top three percent of attorneys nationwide. 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.