Louis Brindisi

Top 20 Workers Compensation and Employment Law
Brindisi, Murad, Brindisi & Pearlman
2713 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
(315) 733-2396

Louis T. Brindisi was born in Utica, New York on October 20, 1934 and has lived there all his life, having attended local grammar schools and high school. He attended LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics in 1956.

In 1959, he graduated from Albany Law School with a Juris Doctor Degree and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1960.

After law school, he was married to Jacqueline Brindisi, now deceased, and has six children, two of which, Eva Brindisi Pearlman and Anthony Brindisi, have become lawyers and are now partners in the law firm that bears their names.

With 50 years of trial experience, he has handled thousands of cases, both civil and criminal. In his criminal law practice, he has successfully tried cases involving almost every major felony in both State and Federal Courts and has obtained acquittals in cases ranging from Murder to Manslaughter and Assault; Robbery; Burglary; Grand Larceny; Gambling; Rape; Counterfeiting; Money Laundering; RICO and Conspiracy. As well as crimes involving criminal violations of the Interstate Commerce Laws and other felonies too numerous to mention.

Lou has handled thousands of civil cases. His practice is now limited to the trial of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and his firm has achieved numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
His serious injury cases have included everything from brain injuries; birth defects; amputations; quadriplegics; paraplegics; and those suffering severe disfiguring burns.
He has handled defective product cases involving SUV rollovers; tire defects; seatbelt failure; air bag injuries; seat back collapse; and roof crush injuries.

Also, cases involving failure to warn and other design and manufacturing defects.

He has tried cases involving Federal Employer Liability Act; elevator crashes; medical malpractice; legal malpractice; discrimination; slip and falls; construction accidents; nursing home negligence.

Lou is a member of the American Bar Association; Oneida County Bar Association (where he has lectured attorneys for CLE credits); New York State Bar Association; Florida Bar Association; American Association for Justice (Past ATLA District Governor updating national decisions of Courts from the field of medical malpractice, products liability and personal injury); New York State Trial Lawyers; New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers; National Board of Trial Advocates, where he holds the rank of Advocate; Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum; the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; American Society of Legal Advocates; the Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association; Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association; Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association; the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America; American Society of Legal Advocates and the Association of Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers.

He has been named by Lawdragon as one of the top 3000 Plaintiff's Attorneys in America and has been a member for the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

He is also named as a New York State Super Lawyer and has been a member for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.  Only five percent of the attorneys in Upstate New York are named to the list.

He has also been named as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State by The National Trial Lawyers for the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country.  Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior practice in the field of law.

Lou has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America and the law firm which he has founded has a ranking in the U. S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings.

Lou is a featured attorney/author in the “Consumer's Advocate” book published by Celebrity Press.

Lou has been named a member of the National Academy of Best Selling Authors in recognition of his best-selling book “Consumer's Advocate”.