Eric Gottfried is an experienced litigator with over 26 years of assisting those injured by the negligence of others.  He has had over a dozen published Appellate Division decisions, settlements and verdicts. Mr Gottfried has been featured as a legal consultant in a variety of local and national media as has lectured on the law at New York colleges and Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Areas of Practice

     Automobile accidents, complex labor law accidents, trip and fall claims, cases against municipalities, airline injury litigation, wrongful death, birth      defects, brain damage claims, as well as boating and shipping accidents.

Bar Admissions

  • New York State Bar
    U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • New York Law School
    • Juris Doctor
  • Syracuse University
    • Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

     New York Metro Area Super Lawyers 2009 - 2001, 2013 - 2019

     New York State Trial Lawyers Association

     Association of the Bar of the City of New York

     Bronx County Bar Association

     New York State Bar Association C.L.E. Lecturer

     Baruch College - School of Continuing Education - Guest Lecturer

     New York Technical College - Paralegal Studies - Guest Lecturer

     New York Law School Alumni Association and Mentor Program

     Syracuse University's Alumni Mentor Program

     Robert F. Wagner, Sr. Moot Court Competition Judge

     Legal consultant and reported cases in the New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News and 1010 WINS Radio




    Office Locations

    Peña & Kahn, PLLC

    1250 Waters Place

    Suite 901

    Bronx, NY 10461

    Phone: 718-585-6551

    Toll Free: 888-736-2298

    Fax: 718-585-6618

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    Queens office
    Peña & Kahn, PLLC

    88-19 Roosevelt Ave

    2nd Floor

    Jackson Heights, NY 11372

    Toll Free: 888-736-2298

    Fax: 718-779-6865

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    Grand Concourse office
    Peña & Kahn, PLLC

    557 Grand Concourse

    Bronx, NY 10451

    Phone: 718-585-3202

    Fax: 718-585-3205

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    Peña & Kahn, PLLC, practices personal injury law in the Bronx, Queens, New York County and Lower Westchester County. They serve clients who live or do business in Jackson Heights, New Rochelle, Yonkers, Brooklyn, Manhattan and New York City.

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