Steven J. Seiden is a founding member of Seiden & Kaufman and has practiced exclusively personal injury law for more than thirty years. Mr. Seiden has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of accidents and surviving family members in wrongful death actions. Mr. Seiden has successfully handled thousands of cases in the New York State Courts, Federal Courts, and Court of Claims arising from all types of motor vehicle accidents, premises accidents, and construction accidents. Mr. Seiden is also an accomplished appellate attorney, having won numerous cases in the Appellate Division and New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals.
Mr. Seiden has received the prestigious AV-Preeminent 5.0 rating from Martindale Hubbell, the result of confidential evaluations by other plaintiffs’ attorneys, defense attorneys, and members of the judiciary, and awarded to only seven percent of attorneys in the United States. The AV-Preeminent rating is the highest rating possible for professional legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Seiden is also a proud member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, the Mutli-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum’s membership is restricted, with less than one percent of attorneys in the United States currently granted membership. Mr. Seiden has received the highest 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, and has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by the Super Lawyers rating service and patented selection process. According to the Super Lawyers publication, only outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement are included. Mr. Seiden has repeatedly been named as one of the Top Rated Lawyers in the New York area by New York Magazine, as a Top Legal Eagle on Long Island by Pulse Magazine, and as a Top Rated Attorney in the Legal Leaders editions of the Wall Street Journal, New York Law Journal, and Newsday.