Lora H. Gleicheris an experienced attorney, who successfully litigates personal injury cases in Supreme Courts, Civil Courts, and Federal Courts throughout New York State. She is a seasoned trial attorney whose expertise and skill in handling personal injury claims has resulted in millions of dollars in combined settlements and verdicts for injured clients.
Ms. Gleicher began her career with a reputable general liability defense firm in Manhattan, where she handled a variety of general liability claims, litigating premises liability, catastrophic injury, complex construction and labor law cases. It was early in her career that she gained valuable trial advocacy and appellate skills, trying cases and arguing appeals before the Appellate Divisions, First and Second Departments.
Ms. Gleicher’s training and experience on the defense side has provided her with a unique advantage, understanding her adversary’s thought process and enabling her to prepare and try accident cases in all areas of negligence. Prior to joining Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, Ms. Gleicher was an associate at a well respected plaintiff personal injury firm. She has since focused her practice primarily on representing those injured by general negligence, construction accidents, and serious motor vehicle collisions, tirelessly seeking awards that compensate her clients for the serious injuries they have sustained.
Practice Areas: Personal Injury; Products Liability; Trial Practice; Labor Law; Premise Liability; Negligent Supervision and Security; Landlord Negligence; Accidents at Schools; Motor Vehicle Accidents; Litigation.
Admitted: 2007, New York; 2007 Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York.
Education: Cornell University, 2003; Benja min N. Cardozo School of Law, 2006.
Honors and Distinctions: Ms. Gleicher has been selected as a “Rising Star” for Excellence in Practice in the field of plaintiff’s personal injury from 2012 through present, and has also been selected as one of The Top Women Attorneys in New York for those same years. At the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Ms. Gleicher was a semi-finalist in the Monrad G. Paulsen Moot Court Competition. She graduated with honors from Cornell University, where she wrote an honors thesis on the impact of information technology on the healthcare system.
Professional Associations: New York State Trial Lawyers Association; New York Women’s Bar Association.