Evan Gewirtz is trial counsel to McBreen & Kopko. Mr. Gewirtz specializes in trials involving personal injury, product liability, lead poisoning, construction accidents and medical malpractice. Furthermore, Mr. Gewirtz has tried in excess of 350 cases in New York State and Federal Courts and has tried cases on behalf of approximately 50 other Plaintiff’s personal injury law firms and their clients.
Additionally, Mr. Gewirtz is an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy course offered to attorneys and students at Hofstra University School of Law.
Mr. Gewirtz earned his J.D. from Hofstra Law School. Mr. Gewirtz is licensed to practice law in New York and the Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York.
Patrick J. McGrath
Patrick J. McGrath is an associate attorney at the Gewirtz Law Firm. Mr. McGrath represents clients who have been victims of various negligent actions, including those injured as the result of motor vehicle accidents and premises liability accidents including slip and falls and trip and falls.
A lifetime resident of New York, Mr. McGrath earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at Stony Brook University and his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in the State of New York since 1999. During his twenty years of personal injury experience, Mr. McGrath has practiced in all venues in the New York City metropolitan area and its surrounding counties.
At the outset of his career, Mr. McGrath had the opportunity to represent multiple insurance companies in connection with personal injury claims. This opportunity provided him a unique understanding of the insurance defense industry. Using this knowledge and experience, Mr. McGrath has committed himself to a career in helping victims of negligence obtain appropriate compensation for their injuries. Before joining the Gewirtz Law Firm, Mr. McGrath’s experience included representing hundreds of plaintiffs in litigation throughout the State of New York.