About the Firm
Effective legal defense and services since 1985
Since its founding in 1985, Belair & Evans LLP has earned renown as a civil litigation firm with a broad-based practice and an innovative vision. We focus on the defense of doctors and hospitals in complex professional negligence cases, with an outstanding record of success at the pre-trial, trial and appellate levels. We also defend attorneys, dentists, accountants and other professionals. We represent professionals of all types in their dealings with disciplinary boards and insurance payers, including Medicaid and Medicare. Our practice also includes:
- Insurance coverage issues, contractual and commercial disputes
- Employment and workplace claims including sexual harassment
- Civil rights
- General and automobile liability
- Cases involving negligent highway design
- Construction site injuries
- Products liability
- Actions involving defamation
Recognized, trusted legal advocates
Belair & Evans LLP is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available, a distinction reserved for lawyers who reflect strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Our attorneys are also recognized as Super Lawyers in New York by Thomson Reuters, are certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, and are listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™.
We regularly defend and try cases throughout the State of New York, and we periodically appear as primary counsel in other jurisdictions. Our practice is concentrated in the five boroughs of New York City; Long Island; the counties of Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Dutchess; as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Firm philosophy — efficient action builds the strongest representation
Our mission and focus is to provide impeccable and cost-effective service which combines command of medical science with proven legal expertise, without sacrificing efficiency or economy. We accomplish this by assigning to each case a uniquely qualified team of attorneys, which incisively identifies the controlling legal and medical issues. We are thereby able to devote our efforts entirely to turning those issues to our client’s advantage at the earliest possible time.
Contact the firm
Serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, Belair & Evans LLP represents insurance companies, self-insured entities, hospitals and other New York businesses as well as injured individuals in injury, insurance and malpractice cases.
Belair & Evans LLP’s main office is located in the Wall Street area of New York City, with satellite offices in Bronxville, Westchester County and in Mineola, Long Island.