Margaret  Mazlin

Margaret Mazlin

Offices: New York
Partner

Margaret "Maggy" Mazlin is a seasoned trial attorney who has handled all aspects of personal injury litigation from initial case evaluation, through discovery, settlement via personal negotiation as well as private dispute resolution, trial and appeal.

She has a broad range of experience defending matters on behalf of insurance carrier insureds as well as private insureds in the context of construction site, premises, recreational activity and motor vehicle accidents. Maggy has represented a major utility company, landlords, construction companies, recreational facilities and a host of other business entities.

Maggy spent most of her career at two reputable, well established, private defense litigation firms, one of which she worked at for nearly 18 years. Maggy comes to Russo & Gould LLP from a well-known New York City based insurance firm, where she was in-house counsel.

Education
1996 J.D. Brooklyn Law School
1992 B.S. Hofstra University
Admissions
New York State
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

News Insights

February 23, 2021

New York's New Amended Uniform Court Rules: How to Make Them Your Friend

This program will address the implementation of significant amendments to the Uniform Court Rules for the Trial Courts of the State of New York. The program will focus on the most important rule changes that will materially affect the day to day practice in the Civil Trial Courts. The course will not only focus on the changes but how to best adjust your practice habits to be in compliance.

February 5, 2021

Lee-David Weiner Wins Summary Judgment On Behalf Of A Project Manager In A Trip And Fall On The Side

Mr. Weiner wins summary judgment In Stakey v. Town of Riverhead et al. Suffolk County Index No: 15-00089. The Court in an 8-page decision held that our client did not perform any work on the subject sidewalk and was not responsible for the safety or means and methods of each individual contractor pursuant to the contract between our client and the subcontractor performing the work.

January 29, 2021

Employing Generally Accepted Principles of Neuroscience and Memory in the Legal Field to Address False Eyewitness Testimony Through Trial

On May 12, 2015, a suspect who attacked an NYPD officer with a hammer was shot by police in the middle of the day, on a crowded Midtown Manhattan street. There were multiple eyewitnesses to the incident. Almost all of the witness reports were incorrect. Several people inaccurately reported that the police officers shot an unarmed man while he was on the ground and handcuffed. The incident was recorded on surveillance video, documenting the suspect attacking one of the officers with a hammer and that officer''s partner then shooting the man while he was in the midst of the attack.