Attorney Seth Harris

About Me

Burns & Harris is a New York City-based litigation firm dedicated to obtaining justice on behalf of anyone who has suffered a personal injury. With more than 82 years of combined experience, we provide complete and outstanding legal services from initial consultation onward. We will do everything necessary to move quickly toward a settlement or trial. We always seek to win the most positive results for our clients.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
District of Columbiasince 1989
New Yorksince 1989
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of NYsince 1991
My Education
•Hofstra University School of LawJ.D. - 1987
•Vassar CollegeB.A. - 1985
My Memberships
New York County Lawyers Association
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York
My Publications
VerdictSearch’s Top New York Settlements of 2015

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
Vargas v. City of New York - $17,500,000
Perales v. City of New York - $2,995,000
Michael Brennan v. New Water Street Corp. - $3,823,000 vrdct
Malcolm Ferguson v. City of New York - $10,500,000
Mary Colon v. New York Eye Surgery - $2,253,714 verdict
Samperisi v. Starbucks Coffee Co. - $3,470,670
Juanita Young v. City of New York - $1,350,000
J. Doe v. Clinton Green South, LLC and Bovis Lend Lease $12m
Disclaimer: Prior Results do not guarantee future outcome.
Received the Following Awards
Top 30 Verdicts in New York - 2015
Super Lawyer in the area of personal injury 2008 – 2016
BV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
VerdictSearch’s Top New York Settlements of 2015

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