Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP (FKC&S), a Fishkill, NY based law firm specializing in personal injury law and professional liability defense, announced that medical malpractice and personal injury attorney, Kathryn C. Collins, will be appointed equity partner of the firm. FKC&S has successfully tried cases at all levels of state and federal courts throughout the Hudson Valley and the Capital District for more than 35 years. FKC&S has also been selected as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report for 12 years in a row.
“Kathryn has been an incredible asset to our team in her four years with us,” said Jeffrey M. Feldman, founding partner of FKC&S. “During her tenure with our firm, Kat has tried several very high exposure cases, obtaining great results for our clients. This well-deserved promotion is wonderful news for the firm and the clients we serve.”
A Hudson Valley native, Kathryn spent years as a partner at a well-respected law firm in New York City before joining the award-winning legal team at Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP in 2016. She specializes in the fields of medical malpractice litigation, professional liability litigation and general liability litigation, and has extensive experience in the defense and counseling of physicians, dentists, podiatrists, mental health providers, hospitals and nursing homes. Her work as a liability lawyer has also involved representing attorneys and others in professional malpractice claims.
Kathryn graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Purchase with a bachelor’s degree in English and received a Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 2001. A member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association, she is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Court, Southern, Northern and Eastern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Kathryn has tried multiple cases to verdict in courts throughout New York State and has successfully defended cases involving medical malpractice, general liability and construction site accidents in both Federal and State Courts. A seasoned speaker about issues relating to medical malpractice and risk management, Kathryn has been a guest lecturer at medical and insurance conferences, as well as many metropolitan medical facilities. She resides in Hopewell Junction with her husband, Jim, and their three children.
For 35 years and counting, Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP has been dedicated to advocating for the legal rights of its clients. Based in Fishkill NY, its attorneys have successfully tried cases at all levels of state and federal courts throughout the Hudson Valley and Capital District. The firm specializes in the practice of personal injury law and professional liability defense. For more information call (845) 897-5199.