Legal Team

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligence Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York (1979)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District (1979)
  • United States District Court, Southern District (1979)


  • J.D. (1978)
    • New York University School of Law
    • California Western School of Law
  • B.A., Syracuse University (1975)

Duane Fielder: Attorney

Of Counsel

Mr. Fielder stays abreast of legal developments and has lectured at seminars for the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Law Journal Seminars and Practicing Law Institute. A frequent commentator on legal news and trends, he has served as a commentator on Court TV and also been interviewed by 60 minutes. He has appeared on the Today show and been featured in Newsday, The Journal News and Savvy magazine.

Chosen as one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the American Association of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Fiedler has been selected as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and included in The Best Lawyers in America, New York Super Lawyers, New York Magazine’s Best Lawyers issue and Best Trial Lawyers in Westchester.

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