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Slawomir Platta

Slawomir Platta


Construction Lawyer
The Platta Law Firm
New York City, NY
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About Slawomir Platta

Attorney Biography

For me, being the principal of a law firm which has a mission to help the less fortunate is a dream come true. I came to the United States from Poland. My background in canon and civil law from Europe complemented the additional law studies I obtained here in the United States. This background allows me to serve my clients with knowledge and compassion and understand the pain they endure as a result of their accidents.

The most rewarding part of my job, hands down, is being able to work for the people, and not the insurance/corporate system. It is not easy to deal with the uncertainty of a catastrophic injury. Your whole life is turned upside down. To be able to right that ship for victims and injured people is a realization of my own journey, and I impart that piece of me into every case we take.

As rewarding as it is to help injured people get the justice they deserve, the tragedy can wear on you. People come to me because I can help them when things look the bleakest. That means I see a lot of suffering every day. I know that most people think that lawyers are robots and have a difficult time connecting with their clients.

The fact is, while sometimes we must put aside our feelings to do our job well, we carry that suffering and sorrow with us. If you don’t, then you shouldn’t be in this practice. I have always believed we, as lawyers, must truly know what our client is going through if we want to get them fully compensated. Does that make things more difficult sometimes? Of course, but there is no better way to represent a suffering human being.

Make no mistake about it. When you are injured on a construction site or anywhere else for that matter, the other side is going to try to scare you. They will have an investigator follow you, ask endless questions, and try to delay your lawsuit. All of this can leave a client concerned and scared for their future and the result of their case. 

I make it clear that The Platta Law Firm and our clients will not be intimidated. We are relentless in our advocacy. These corporations like to try to intimidate you with their size and money. Well the fact is that we have been beating them for years and we have no plans to stop now. If you hurt someone, you need to pay for it, and we work tirelessly until that happens.


Practice Areas

 
Construction Law (64%)
 
Personal Injury (6%)
 
Workers Compensation (6%)
 
Motor Vehicle Accidents (6%)
 
Premises Liability (6%)
 
Wrongful Death (6%)
 
Social Security Disability Law (6%)
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Bar Licenses

New York State Bar
New York
Member in Good Standing
2004

Education

University of Florida – Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Comparative Law
2000

University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski
Juris Doctor (JD), Canon Law
1999

University of Warsaw
Juris Doctor (JD), Civil Law
1999

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Associations

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice
Member
American Association for Justice

Awards & Honors

Award of Appreciation
Consulate General of the Republic of Poland
2018

Annual Recognition Award
Polish American Congress New Jersey Division
2018

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Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2023

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Contact Slawomir Platta

Slawomir Platta
The Platta Law Firm
42 Broadway Suite 1927
New York City, NY 10004
plattalaw.com
Office: 212-514-5100

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The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.


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