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Alan S. Ripka

Mr. Ripka is a Senior Partner with the firm. He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts' of New York. He holds various pro hac vice appointments, including New Jersey, California and Florida. He began his legal career as a criminal prosecutor at the District Attorney's office for Kings County. In 1992, he began in civil litigation, where he continues today.

Mr. Ripka currently practices in the areas of Medical Malpractice, Mass Tort, Products Liability, Consumer Fraud and General Negligence. He has tried countless cases to verdict and has recovered numerous awards over one million dollars. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Ripka regularly appears as a legal consultant on a variety of television programs throughout the country, including, CNN Headline News, Court TV's Live with Nancy Grace and Channel 7's Eyewitness News.

Awards and Honors

  • Super Lawyers, New York Metro, 2011 & 2014
  • 2014 Inductee, The New York Law Journal Verdicts and Settlements Hall of Fame: Medical Malpractice

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

Recent Cases of Note

  • Multiple vehicle crash caused injuries, plaintiff alleged
    Verdict (P) $7,300,000.00
  • Plaintiff fell into elevator's shaft, blamed lack of maintenance
    Verdict: (P) $1,900,000.00
  • Bus's driver drifted into collision with bicyclist, suit alleged
    Verdict: (P) $550,000.00
  • ASR settled medical malpractice case for man misdiagnosed with Crohn's disease
    Settlement: (P) $3,100,000.00
  • ASR settled nursing home negligence case for an untreated bed sore
    Settlement: (P) $350,000.00
  • ASR settled 12 year old girl with broken leg with shortening
    Settlement: (P) $850,000.00
  • Torn meniscus without surgery after jury selection and just prior to openings
    Settlement: (P) $150,000.00

Alan S. Ripka
Senior Partner



  • University Of Connecticut at Bridgeport, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Connecticut

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