Contact Information
820 2nd Avenue, 10th Floor New York, New York 10017
Lawyer Profile

William Schwitzer is the Founder and Senior member of the firm, representing victims involved in construction site accidents, motor vehicle accidents, aviation accidents, ferry boat accidents and victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Born and raised in Connecticut on a farm to immigrant parents who were Holocaust Survivors, Mr. Schwitzer learned quickly he had to be a fierce powerful voice for victims. Mr. Schwitzer is a highly recognized personal injury trial attorney obtaining top verdicts in New York State, for 2012 he obtained $11.6 million for a motor vehicle accident victim. Mr. Schwitzer has obtained several multi-million dollar pre-trial settlements for clients involved in construction site accidents such as $5.6 million for an injured plumber, $5.5 million for a painter, and $5.3 million for a construction laborer to name a few. As well as obtaining some top verdicts for client’s injured at construction sites; $10.8 million, $8.9 million , $8.4 million and $6.3 million. In 2017, Mr. Schwitzer obtained FOUR of the top verdicts in the State of New York, $27.7 million for a motor vehicle accident victim, $19.8 million for a motor vehicle accident victim; $9.5 million for a motor vehicle accident victim and $8.4 million for an injured construction laborer.

William Schwitzer has also received National recognition for obtaining a top-10 verdict of $37 million for an injured individual. Mr. Schwitzer’s passion for protecting the rights of injured people goes beyond the doors of the court room…every year he is nominated as a Super Lawyer by his peers for his lawyering skills and keen ability for being one of New York State’s top personal injury trial attorney. Other personal injury law firms go to William Schwitzer & Associates to have Mr. Schwitzer handle their client’s injury cases due to the tremendous successful results he obtains in the courtroom. Mr. Schwitzer has been recognized in the Legal Community as one of New York State’s TOP Trial Attorneys, and for his generous philanthropy to various organizations that help the poor and needy.

Partner Law School:

University of Connecticut
Graduated 1985, Western New England Law School, Springfield, Mass.


1985, New York State Bar
1985, Massachusetts State Bar

Professional Assoc. And Memberships:

American Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association

Practice Areas:

Construction Site Accidents
Complex Civil Litigation-Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death