EDUCATION

New York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Law Review Member and Editor, ,1995-1997
Bellevue Hospital Center/New York University (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, 1986)
Bellevue Hospital Center/New York University (General Practice Residency, 1983)
Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery (D.D.S., with Honors, 1982)
Hofstra University, B.A., magna cum laude

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

New York
Connecticut
U.S. District Courts – Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1990) 

Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1990)

Fellow, American College of Legal Medicine Member, American Dental Association

Member, New York State Dental Association Member, New York State Bar Association

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Dental Malpractice

  • Nursing

  • Disciplinary Proceedings & Professional Licensing

  • Premises Liability

  • Products Liability Defense

  • General Liability

  • Business & Contract Law for Healthcare Professions

  • Appellate Practice

MARC R. LEFFLER

PARTNER

BIO

Dr. Leffler practiced Oral Surgery in New York City, in private practice and academic settings, from 1986-1997. He maintained attending privileges at Bellevue Hospital Center, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, St. Clare’s Hospital, and St. Barnabas Hospital, and had faculty appointments at New York University College of Dentistry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. More recently, he has lectured on an annual basis to dental students at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, at the national meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine and to dental study groups, on the subject of risk management. Dr. Leffler has published on the topics of orthognathic surgery, out-patient general anesthesia in dentistry, endosseous implants, and pre-prosthetic surgery. He has performed research on pre-malignant oral lesions and allergic responses to dental materials.

 

In addition to being a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Marc is a seasoned trial attorney with a strong track record of success at trial and as an appellate advocate.

 

Since 1998, Dr. Leffler has practiced law in the areas of dental and medical malpractice. He has tried many cases to verdict, and has attained many significant verdicts on behalf of his clients.

Marc has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbel with a rating of "AV Preeminent," that organization’s highest peer review rating achievable, a rating which is based on legal ability and ethical standards.

 

Marc has been named in the top 1% of trial lawyers in the state of New York and he was chosen as a New York "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only 5% of practicing attorneys in New York achieve this designation.

 

He was recently selected as a member of the Committee on Veterans of the New York State Bar Association

ACCOLADES

  • Chosen by Super Lawyers Magazine as a New York “Super Lawyer” for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only 5% of practicing attorneys in New York achieve this designation.

  • Named in the top 1% of trial lawyers in the state of New York.

  • Recognized by Martindale-Hubbel with a rating of “AV Preeminent,” that organization’s highest peer review rating achievable, based on legal ability and ethical standards.

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