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All of our partners are either currently, or have previously been, certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
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Since 1939, we have recovered over $1 billion for our clients. In the last 5 years alone, we have recovered over $350 million. However, we believe it's not only about how many cases we have won, but how deeply we care about our clients.
Levinson Axelrod is one of the largest law firms in New Jersey exclusively devoted to protecting the rights of the injured. As such, we have earned a reputation for being proven experts. In fact, all of our partners have been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey—either as a certified civil trial or workers’ compensation law attorneys.
Such certification is held by less than 3% of practicing attorneys.
When clients come to us, we know they are experiencing one of the most traumatic, confusing times of their life—and they likely have little to no knowledge about the legal system they are facing. That is where our team of personal injury attorneys come in. We consider it our responsibility to act as legal shepherds for our clients, guiding them through every step of the case to their victory. Since we know from experience what our clients may encounter during litigation, we can anticipate, and plan against, potential pitfalls while capitalizing on defense weaknesses. This skill and experience lets our clients’ have absolute confidence in our team.
Our victories mean our clients can stop worrying about their future. It means they can get necessary medical attention, recover lost wages, and take care of their loved ones.
That is what matters to our lawyers.
Since personal injury is all that we do, we can rely on the assistance of our partners and colleagues in addressing novel issues our clients may encounter and, by pooling our vast resources of legal knowledge, we help maximize our clients recoveries. The insurance companies can’t keep up. We've handled thousands of jury trials and our legal team knows how to prepare. By knowing the potential pitfalls that may be involved, we are never caught unaware. At the end of the day, we believe our ability to successfully navigate a client’s claim from intake to verdict is what distinguishes us.
In 1939, Richard’s father, Jacob Levinson, founded the law firm now known as Levinson Axelrod in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. The law firm began representing ordinary people injured either at work or by the negligent conduct of others.
David is a past president of the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association, an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates and Million Dollar Advocates Forums.
Ron is well known in the legal profession for handling and trying complex products liability cases against major manufacturers of industrial and consumer products. He was also a pioneer in the field of toxic torts.
Pat’s passion is fighting for the rights of injured workers. He is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney and head of the Workers' Compensation department at Levinson Axelrod.
Although he laid down his tools for good in 1985, he still remembers what it was like to do a real day’s work. It is with these memories that he aggressively advocates for injured workers who are mistreated, abused, and neglected.
Jim has been named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list. This list acknowledges the top trial lawyers in the State of New Jersey. He has obtained many recoveries on behalf of clients in excess of $1,000,000.00 in both trial and settlement.
As a partner at Levinson Axelrod, P.A., Mark is an integral part of our law firm’s representation of accident victims. Mark has been with our law firm for his entire career, and his practice focuses solely on protecting your rights.
Adam has been a Certified Civil Trial Attorney since 2001. He lectures regularly at continuing education seminars for other attorneys on such subjects as Medical Malpractice, the New Jersey State Tort Claims Act, and the Charitable Immunities Act.
More recently, Brett was selected as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2011. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and is also a member of the American Association for Justice.
Kim is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, New Jersey Association for Justice, Monmouth County Bar Association, and Ocean County Bar Association.
Today, Todd is certified as a Workers’ Compensation attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. At Levinson Axelrod, 100% of his legal practice is devoted to helping injured workers, of which he's helped thousands.
In November 2001, Matt began working at Levinson Axelrod as a full time law clerk. He subsequently attended Seton Hall University School of Law, and became an associate with the firm when he was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 2004.
Rosemary is a Fellow of the College of Legal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. At Levinson Axelrod, she focuses on Medical Malpractice, bringing one-on-one compassion and skill to every case.
Robert is a veteran of the United States Army, and served in numerous capacities as a field artillery officer posted in Iraq, Korea, Georgia, and Oklahoma. Honorably discharged in 2004, his time in the Army taught him invaluable lessons.
Michael joined Levinson Axelrod in 2010 after receiving his law degree from the Seton Hall University School of Law. Licensed to practice in both New Jersey and New York, Michael focuses primarily on personal injury, premises liability, and PIP.
Prior to joining the firm, Kathleen was an Assistant District Attorney for twelve years serving the citizens of Staten Island. In that role, she honed her trial skills by primarily prosecuting homicides and other violent crimes.
David joined Levinson Axelrod in 2012, and takes pride in being a positive voice for those who have suffered harm. Today, he is the head of Levinson Axelrod’s social security disability department.
Patrick is the son of a lawyer and has been around law all his life. Working at Levinson Axelrod allows him to follow in his father’s footsteps in an area where he can really help people.
Brian joined Levinson Axelrod in 2013 to follow his passion for cases focused on personal injury, no-fault insurance and premises liability.
Since being admitted to the Bar, Celine has dedicated the majority of her practice to Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability litigation.
Brittany Edgerley-Dallal attended Texas State University – San Marcos, where she majored in Criminal Justice with a focus on Law Enforcement with a minor in Political Science. The combination of courses ignited a fierce passion to defend, enfor
"John and I wish to thank you for the very generous settlement you were able to make for him."
Thanks again, Todd, for being there whenever I needed a question answered, and keeping me in touch as my case went on.
"Although there were a ton of other attorneys that I could have hired, no one would have worked as hard as you have."
"I thank you sincerely, and all who handled my husband Robert’s asbestos suit, for all your and their efforts on my behalf."
Very informative and made me understand everything clearly
"We very much appreciate all your legal expertise as well as your personal demeanor throughout all our contact and all the procedures involved."
Thank you for your help representing me. It was wonderful meeting you and your staff during this difficult time. I will always recommend you to anyone who needs an attorney. Again thank you.
"I would like to thank you for the wonderful check that I received. Your great effort is well appreciated."
"My mind is still reeling from what you did yesterday. It was magic!"
Thank you so very much for making a huge difference in our lives! We are healing and looking forward to a brighter future because of Axelrod & Levinson Law Firm!
"From the moment I called you to discuss the accident and throughout the entire process, I felt extremely comfortable."
My experience with Levinson Axelrod was very pleasant!
Bottom line: Todd’s clients are the fortunate beneficiaries of this lawyer’s formidable talents.
"It’s been a very, long time since I felt that there are people in this world that really care and you surely are that one."
"Adam represented me in a professional manner. He answered my questions, kept me informed about my case and was honest with me."
"I thank you sincerely for the way you handled things for John and me during our troubled times and for now as well."
I know with you in my corner, I'm doing the best I can do.
I appreciate his effort and value his input.
My anxiety about the entire case was at ease knowing that I was in good hands.
"You have handled my case in an extremely competent and professional manner. Your efforts helped me reach a prompt and fair settlement."
"At no time during this whole event have we ever felt more certain that you were the right lawyer for our case."
"The constant professionalism and attention to every detail did not go unnoticed. I truly appreciate all his efforts in securing, what I consider a fair and equitable settlement."
"I am extremely satisfied with Mr. Wheaton's representation, his support staff and the outcome of my case. I would highly recommend his services."
Everybody was always courteous and very helpful.
"Thank you for a job well done on my case. I will highly recommend Levinson Axelrod to anyone needing a personal injury attorney."
I would highly recommend Kim Gozsa to any of my friends or family members.
I am very satisfied with the result
I would like to thank David Wheaton and the staff for the professional and effective services that you have provided during the past year. This is the second time that I have used this firm and I have been very pleased with both of my cases and the results
You were the angel that made this entire process easier. Thank you from the bottom of my family's heart!
Many Thanks to you Ms. Gozsa and your firm for providing my wife and I with highest level of professional legal counsel available.
"Thank you for all you’ve done for us. Without you we were helpless."
Thank you so very much for everything! I can't believe it's finally come to an end. This firm absolutely lives up to its reputation! I am humbled and honored to have had you in my corner.
"If we didn’t have you as our lawyer, maybe I would lose this house in the end. Thanks to you I can stay here."
"If you are in need of a personal injury lawyer, I would highly recommend Mark Kuminski...everything you need in a legal professional."
"Thank you seems so small for what you’ve accomplished for me."
"Sincere thanks for your professional and competent help and assistance throughout."
Thank you again for your services. You have handled my case in an extremely competent and professional manner. Your efforts helped me reach a prompt and fair settlement.
After watching you work and seeing all you put into this case, I know that it was a great decision to come to your firm and I am really lucky that I had you represent me.
Your firm exceeded every expectation that I could have ever imagined
Thank you for answering any and all questions I had related to my case. It was a pleasure to work with you and your team. I am very happy with the outcome of the case and everything you did for me. Thank you very much.
"You changed my life. I thank you very much."
I was impressed by Kim Gozsa and her team at Levinson Axelrod. I felt very comfortable leaving my case in her hands and the results were better than I expected.
"I am very pleased to hear that you protected my benefits and that I can still rely on my compensation check each month, which means a lot to me."
"They are very professional, trustworthy, caring, organized, knowledgeable."
"I would definitely recommend Levinson Axelrod because no matter how big or small the case may be they treat their clients with respect and care."
I thank your firm for the work your associate David Cook did for me in obtaining my Social Security. I was referred to him by Todd Wachtel who was working on a workers’ comp claim for me.
"We were so impressed with Mr. Rothenberg’s tactics. He is a shark when it comes to the law."
Thank you so very much for the wonderful settlement you obtained on Friday
"If you were to tell me today that I should call a personal injury attorney, I know exactly who I would call, that call would be to the attorneys at Levinson Axelrod."
"Thank you for doing my arbitration for me."
Thank you for all the work that you had done on my case. I was very satisfied with the outcome and would definitely recommend the firm to my friends and family.
Thank you for your expertise! Your the best!! Bless you all!!
"Thank you so much for all that you have done for me. Your services made things easier for me."
"Todd is an excellent attorney. He always answered any questions I had & took the time for me."
"The first time that I met with Mark, he was very understanding of my problem, clear on what needed to be done, obviously very knowledgeable, well organized, and personally a pleasant person."
I will not hesitate to recommend family and friends to this firm.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart, you are a lawyer extraordinaire. Adjective; outstanding or remarkable in a particular capacity. Not all lawyers office' are created equal. I have had previous experience with other firms for other reasons. Levinson
I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. The lawyers are very personable, receptionists are welcoming and their services are top notch!
"Adam, you may never truly know what that meant to US, but it DID mean the WORLD to us. "
Due to their professionalism and knowledge, the outcome far exceeded my expectations.
My cousin Louis passed away December 23. Because of you, he enjoyed his last year or so... new vehicle, trips to Cape May, fixed up his house, etc. We are still grateful beyond measure. He really liked you.
"It’s been a very long time since I felt that there are people in this world that really care and you surely are that one."
"We are moving along to settle my case at full disability. I am confident I will get whatever I am entitled to."
"Many thanks for your professional expertise in handling my case throughout – as always I will refer clients to the firm."
"Thank you for proving that you would stop at nothing to ensure we could win our case."
Adam was extremely prepared with numerous exhibits that exceeded my expectations.
"I can’t thank you enough for helping me. You’re not the “typical attorney”; thank you for being kind and compassionate."
"David took the time to walk me through the process and make sure I was informed and comfortable every step of the way."
Todd Wachtel is A+ all around. His assistants are all A+! Thank you!
For several days I have been listening to your message on the radio. I have found it deeply meaningful so wanted to write to you with a word of my very sincere gratitude.
"You were terrific! No one else could have done what you did!"
"Many, many thanks for your efforts in obtaining my recent settlement."
Your firm has been around for a long time, and the reason is professionalism and work ethic. Thank you.
"While everything was handled with consummate professional skill, I never felt I was just talking to a lawyer."
"Just a little note to express my gratitude for all the work you have been doing on my case."
"Mark was there for me the entire way and helped me receive a settlement."
"You helped get my life back as much as it could be recovered and on a personal level I’m grateful."
Whenever I had a question and called, I was always treated as a person not a client which over time developed into a family type relationship.
"What a pleasure to deal with you and your firm all these years. You definitely would make anyone believe in the efficiency of an excellent attorney."
It’s been a pleasure working with you and Menia, and your associate.
"If there were more people like you…there’d be more smiles like mine! Thanks!"
"Whether it was with your humor or just answering our endless questions, you made the situation seem a little lighter."
So glad you were my lawyer.
Todd Wachtel is one of the hardest working workers’ compensation attorneys in New Jersey.
"Their professionalism and dedication have been impeccable."
Being legally represented by David Cook was a wonderful and rewarding experience. He was both professional and personable.
"We will never forget the outstanding counsel you provided."
"I appreciate all your help in this as this has been a ridiculous journey that I couldn’t do alone!"
"I would like to express my thanks to you for all the work, caring, and understanding that helped me to win my case."
Thank you Todd for all that you have done for me. I am so thankful. May God bless you and keep you in his tender care. God Bless.
For your excellent service, I highly recommend you to friends and family.
If you want to win, call Adam, period.
"You made a bad situation better every step of the way and we are very grateful for your effort."
"We will definitely recommend you and Levinson Axelrod to anyone looking for representation in personal injury cases."
You have more than lived up to the commercials and reputation. I will always recommend Levinson Axelrod and Todd did an amazing job! The results were spectacular.
"He went above and beyond to prove my case and win."
"I found David to be a true gentleman and a dedicated and caring attorney. I would highly recommend his services to any one in need of them."
"The man who got me through the financial turmoil associated with my accident."
"We are most grateful to you for all the work and energy put forth during the past several years in our lawsuit."
"David was very understanding of my injuries, history, and concerns. I was impressed with his dedication, availability, and communication."
David Wheaton provided us with exceptional legal representation. He provided us with the highest professionalism and legal expertise. He gave us peace of mind knowing we were in good hands.
"I know that you put in a lot of time and energy to negotiate the settlement. So a million thanks."