Mr. Harris has been practicing Worker's Compensation and Social Security Disability Law for over 18 years. His vast experience and knowledge of the law makes him an attorney you want on your side. Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Harris spent eight years with one of New York City's most prominent law firms. He joined the firm as an associate in January 1995 and quickly moved up the ranks, becoming a partner in 1998. He started the Harris Law Group in 2002 to promote his philosophy that every client deserves personal attention and the best representation possible. He has been an active trial lawyer handling serious cases involving occupational claims, psychiatric disabilities, spine and spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, death claims, fractured bones and herniated or ruptured discs, tractor trailer and automobile accident cases, construction accidents, premises liability cases and uninsured employer cases. He also represents members of the Local 3 Electrical Workers Union before the Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. Mr. Harris prides himself on having helped countless victims and families of victims of the World Trade Center disaster collect benefits.
In addition, he is involved in many community activities and charitable organizations. He has offered legal commentary on numerous television and radio programs and is frequently quoted in the New York Post, World
Journal and Bukharian Times. Even when in law school he worked at a workers compensation law firm and was a Licensed Representative at the New York Worker's Compensation Board. He has also worked in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C., and as a lobbyist in Manhattan. He is actively involved with both the Brooklyn and Queens Bar Associations. In addition, he sits as a Small Claims judicial hearing officer in Queens County.
He graduated Touro Law School, after studying for a Masters in Social Work from Yeshiva University and a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He never abandones a client- he has even traveled to other states to help his clients with Social Security Disability claims who have moved out of New York.
Mr. Harris is admitted to the bars of New York State, Federal Court Eastern District, and The United States Supreme Court.
In his spare time Mr. Harris enjoys baseball, the beach, restoring old cars, and spending time with his family.