Jonathan Engel | Trial Attorney

1-800-LAW-AMPM

1-800-LAWAMPM
1279 Route 300
PO Box 1111
Newburgh, NY 12551

Areas of Practice – Personal Injury

Education – SUNY New Paltz, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Pace University School of Law, cum laude, American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service

Memberships-

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State United Teachers (Associate Member)
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors
    • History Committee
  • Westchester County Bar Association
    • Community Recovery Taskforce, Chair Small Business (including Business Interruption Insurance) Committee
    • Mentoring Circles
  • American Association for Justice

Admissions-

New York

Jon Engel received his B.A. in History, summa cum laude, from SUNY New Paltz.  Immediately thereafter he enrolled at Pace University’s School of Law, where he earned his J.D., cum laude.  Jon passed the New York bar exam, and has been admitted to practice since 2010.  Jon has worked in various different areas of law, including, municipal, real estate, and personal injury. Jon has also contributed time and resources to various organizations, including Dutchess Community College where he was an Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Our Lady of Lourdes High School, where he served as a Director on the Alumni Association Board of Directors.  Through his work as a personal injury attorney at Finkelstein & Partners, LLP and also through his previous and ongoing efforts to give back to the community, Jon is known as a dedicated advocate for Hudson Valley residents.

Recent Case Results –

  • $237,500 – combined settlements – motor vehicle crash – Our client was injured in an intersection motor vehicle collision in the Town of Newburgh, NY.  As a result of the collision, she fractured her wrist and required surgical intervention which left a permanent scar.  The negligent driver’s insurance company offered its entire $100,000 policy to settle the claim.  After that was finalized, the Firm then pursued SUM coverage under our client’s auto insurance policy.  The Firm successfully negotiated a $137,500 settlement, for total compensation of $237,500 for our client.
  • Washingtonville, NY Car Crash Victim receives $100,000 Arbitration Award (maximum under high/low agreement, which was the maximum insurance coverage available).
  • Monroe, NY Car Crash Victim receives $150,000 Arbitration Award

Publications –

Awards/Recognition –

  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 (Civil Plaintiff) 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, (Civil Plaintiff) 2020, 2021
  • Who’s Who Top Lawyers, 2020-2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association (NY), 2020
  • Who’s Who in Law, 2020
  • AVVO – Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers® Upstate New York Rising Stars (Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff) 2021
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 10 Under 40 (New York) 2020
  • Who’s Who in America, 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 (Civil Plaintiff) 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 (Civil Plaintiff) 2019
  • New York State Bar Association, Empire State Counsel, 2017
  • Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce, Forty Under 40 Shaker Award, 2013
  • Orange County Chamber of Commerce/Leadership Orange/Junior League, Orange County’s Rising Stars, 2013.

Community Involvement:

  • Pace University, Scholarship Campaign Committee, Member

Past Community Involvement:

  • Access: Supports for Living Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors, Director
  • Pace University School of Law, Alumni Association Board of Directors, Director
  • Putnam County Department of Law, Deputy County Attorney
  • Dutchess Community College, Adjunct Professor of Business Law
  • Pace University School of Law, Alumni Association Board of Directors Fundraising Committee, Chair
  • Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Alumni Association Board of Directors, Director

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