Leslie Debra Kelmachter
Location: New York, New York
Phone: 212-869-3500 (Ext. 240)
Ms. Kelmachter is the President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association which is New York’s largest and most respected trial lawyers organization.
Leslie Kelmachter has a proven record of accomplishment in achieving multimillion-dollar results for clients in all areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and defective products cases. Well-known in the New York legal community for her outstanding work in the courtroom, she is a leader in New York’s legal profession.
She has successfully tried cases in a variety of matters including faulty construction, missed medical diagnoses, lead poisoning, toxic chemical exposures, premises liability, and wrongful death.
Ms. Kelmachter served in the prestigious position as Chair of the Tort Litigation Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and was appointed to that Association’s Committee on the Judiciary. She is also on the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and Chairs its Annual Premier Continuing Legal Education Seminar, DECISIONS.
She has extensive courtroom experience in all New York State and federal courts and takes pride in the results she has obtained for injured people and their families.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Medical Malpractice
- Defective Products
- Faulty Construction
- Missed Medical Diagnoses
- Lead Poisoning
- Toxic Chemical Exposures
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
- New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Western District of New York
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York
- N.Y. Court of Appeals
- Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, J.D.
- State University of New York, B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Chair, Tort Litigation Committee
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
- New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association, President-elect, 2011