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Dominique A. Penson

Partner, Co-Director of Family Assistance Team


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Dominique Penson is a Partner at Barasch & McGarry focusing on personal injury cases and co-leading the firm’s Family Assistance Team which represents families who have lost a loved one to 9/11-related disease.

Mr. Penson is one of the firm’s senior trial and appellate lawyers and has spent his entire career representing personal injury and accident victims. Over 25 years of practice, he has handled a diverse array of complex injury cases and obtained many multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of the firm’s clients.

  • Education

  • Admitted To Practice

  • Professional Memberships

  • Awards & Recognition

    Super Lawyers, 2012-Present

  • Notable Results

    In addition, Mr. Penson has been the lead attorney on many reported decisions across a diverse spectrum of personal-injury cases. This includes, for example:

    • Giuffrida v. Citibank Corp., 100 N.Y.2d 72 (2003) (PDF)
    • Mondello v. New York Blood Center-Greater New York Blood Program, 80 N.Y.2d 219 (1992)
    • Terepka v. City of New York, 126 A.D.3d 643 (1st Dep’t 2015)
    • DelGuidice v. City of New York, 103 A.D.3d 443 (1st Dep’t 2013)
    • Borst v. Bovis Lend Lease LMB, Inc., 102 A.D.3d 519 (1st Dep’t 2013)
    • Fahey v. A.O. Smith Corp., 77 A.D.3d 612 (2nd Dep’t 2010) (PDF)
    • Sarnes v. City of New York, 73 A.D. 1154 (2d Dep’t 2010)
    • In Re V.W., 20 Misc.3d 1106(A) (Sup. Ct. Bronx Co. 2008)
    • Eagle v. Chelsea Piers, L.P., 46 A.D.3d 367 (1st Dep’t 2007) (PDF)
    • Conciatori v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 46 A.D.3d 501 (2d Dep’t 2007) (PDF)
    • Pirraglia v. CCC Realty NY Corp., 35 A.D.3d 234 (1st Dep’t 2006)
    • Scherrer v. Time Equities, Inc., 27 A.D.3d 208 (1st Dep’t 2006)
    • Foiles v. V.L.J. Const. Corp., 17 A.D.3d 297 (1st Dep’t 2005) (PDF)
    • Driscoll v. Tower Associates, 16 A.D.3d 311 (1st Dep’t 2005)
    • In Re Estate of Pessoni, 11 Misc.3d 245 (Surr. Ct. Cortland Co. 2005) (PDF)
    • Bongiovanni v. KMO-361 Realty Associates, 268 A.D.2d 365 (1st Dep’t 2000)
    • Baker v. Riverhouse Realty Co., Inc., 300 A.D.2d 214 (1st Dep’t 2002) (PDF)
    • Olson v. City of New York, 257 A.D.2d 653 (1999)
    • Grawin v. Tudor Place Associates, 260 A.D.2d 314 (1st Dep’t 1999)
    • Nelson v. Donohue, 248 A.D.2d 329 (1st Dep’t 1998)
    • Borgia v. City of New York, 173 Misc.2d 720 (Sup. Ct. Kings Co. 1997)
    • Proulx v. Citibank, N.A., 681 F.Supp. 199 (S.D.N.Y. 1988)

    Mr. Penson is recognized as a top personal-injury lawyer by Super Lawyers. He is also a long-standing member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

  • Press

    His work has often involved matters featured in the news. Some examples include:

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