Neil F. Brenes
Tel: (212) 593-6709
Fax: (212) 593-6970
Neil F. Brenes is a trial attorney with over 22 years experience in handling the defense of a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits. His practice currently focuses on the management and trial of complex medical malpractice and products liability cases. Within the area of medical malpractice defense, Mr. Brenes represents and counsels major teaching hospitals and individual physicians in high exposure cases involving alleged neurosurgical, orthopedic and bariatric surgery mismanagement, claims of emergency room negligence, vascular and general surgical claims and allegations of failing to diagnose infectious diseases and other medical conditions.
As a member of the firm’s product liability defense team, Mr. Brenes’ practice includes the defense of major automotive manufacturers in light truck rollover litigation. His recent jury trials include the defense of an automotive manufacturer against claims of defective design of an SUV that rolled over and caused alleged catastrophic injuries. He has also lectured for the New York State Bar Association on products liability issues.
Mr. Brenes graduated from Boston University in 1985 and obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1988. After graduating law school, he worked as a trial attorney for a major insurance company handling a broad range of general liability cases involving automobile, premises liability, construction and Labor Law matters. He joined the firm in 1994 and was elected to the partnership in 1999 and currently serves as a member of the firm's Executive Committee.