Dennis A. Breitner

Dennis A. Breitner

New York, New York

Dennis A. Breitner is a proven and respected New York City personal injury lawyer who has recovered millions in relief for his clients. His success both in and outside the courtroom has earned him the prestigious distinction of an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®-one of the oldest and most trusted legal directories in the industry.

Dennis' practice is dedicated to plaintiff litigation: a majority of his cases involve personal injury, medical practice, and wrongful death matters. His casework has established him as powerful advocate for the rights of neurologically impaired children and those who have sustained catastrophic injuries (and require ongoing care).

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury
  • 25% Medical Malpractice
  • 15% Wrongful Death
  • 10% Health Care Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1975
  • Florida, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1996 - 2017
  • The Florida Bar, Member, 1990 - 2017


  • English