MARK S. YAGERMAN

Executive Member

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Tel: 212.485.8703
Fax: 212.374.1935

Mark S. Yagerman is a Member of Smith Mazure's Executive Committee. Mr. Yagerman received his law degree from Cardozo School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn College. He is a Senior Trial Attorney for the firm and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for both Eastern and Southern Districts and Federal Court for the State of Connecticut.

Mr. Yagerman has particular experience in litigating cases in the areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Claims Management, Construction Accidents, Excess Risk Claims, General Liability, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Lead Paint, Mold and Toxic Tort Litigation, Municipal Litigation, Premise and Security Liability, Products Liability and Transportation-related Accidents.

Mr. Yagerman's extensive experience in Personal Injury Litigation and the Insurance Industry has qualified him for the highest rating in Martindale-Hubbell, the profession's most respected evaluation source as well as named a "Super Lawyer" in New York Super Lawyers in 2009 and 2013-2015. Mr. Yagerman is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He was also the Chair of Executive Committee of Cardozo Law School Alumni Association for several years.

An often-published author on industry-relevant legal issues, Mr. Yagerman's most recent writings have focused on the topics of toxic mold litigation, personal injury practice, labor law in New York State and premises liability.

EDUCATION

Benjamin M. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (1979)
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.A., magna cum laude (1976)

BAR ADMISSIONS

U.S. Supreme Court (2005)
Connecticut Federal Court (1995)
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y. (1980)
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y. (1980)
New York (1980)

ASSOCIATIONS

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Cardozo Law School Alumni Association
New York State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Council on Litigation Management

ARTICLES

In For A Penny or a Pound

Got Mold

A Trial Lawyers Guide to Serving Red Herring

"How Obamacare May Limit Projected Expenses in Personal Injury Life Care Plans", Cardozo Alumni Quarterly, (Winter 2014)"

Criminializing Negligence in the New York City Administrative Code, NYSBA (Summer 2015)

"Handling The Truth; Knowledge of the Rules of Evidence is Critical to Proper Claims Evaluation", Claims Management, (November, 2015)"

 

New York, NY Office

NEW YORK

111 John Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10038

T: 212.964.7400
F: 212.374.1935

 

 

New Jersey Office

NEW JERSEY

92 East Main Street, Suite 402
Somerville, NJ 08876

T: 908.393.7300
F: 908.231.1030

 

 

Long Island Office

LONG ISLAND

200 Old Country Road, Suite 590
Mineola, NY 11501

T: 516.414.7400
F: 516.294.7325