About Us

Michael Raskin has been a practicing attorney for over 20 years. He has handled a wide variety of personal injury and criminal and matters dating back to 1992.  In 1993 Mr. Raskin was appointed to serve as an Assistant District Attorney by the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office in New York.

In the District Attorney’s Office, Michael Raskin was assigned to the Investigations Bureau, Rackets Division where he successfully investigated and prosecuted cases involving organized crime, official misconduct, crimes within prison facilities, white collar crimes, gun trafficking as well as a variety of other notable prosecutions.  Mr. Raskin investigated and prosecuted over 1,000 cases during his tenure with the District Attorney’s Office. 

Since 1997, Michael Raskin has been in the private practice of law with the focus being on the representation of those seriously injured and people criminally charged. This includes personal injury litigation matters including, but not limited to all work related injuries, automobile and trucking accidents, product liability, construction accidents and civil rights actions. Mr. Raskin also has extensive experience in the area of false arrest police brutality matters.  He has utilized his criminal law and personal injury background to recover significant monetary damages for his clients. 

Michael Raskin is a graduate from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in Michigan and is admitted to practice law in:

  • The State of New York
  • The Federal Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • Federal Court District of New Jersey and the State of New Jersey.

  Our professional affiliations include:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bronx County Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Jewish Lawyers Guild
  • Fellow of the New York State Bar Association (since 2012)

Mr. Raskin serves the following organizations:

  • Vice President of the Jewish Lawyers Guild November 2017
  • Advisory Council to Church Alive Community Church Bronx, New York (since 2010)              
  • Represent members of Legal Shield, formerly Prepaid Legal Services (since 1997)
  • Represent members of the United Federation of Teachers (since 1997)
  • Served on the NY County Judicial Screening Committee for the Surrogate Court of the State of NY (2012)
  • Served on the NY County Judicial Screening Committee for the Civil Court of the State of NY (2012)
  • Served on the New York County Judicial Screening Committee (2002)
  • Served on Community Board Number 4 serving Clinton, Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen (1986)

Notable achievements the firm has participated in:

  • $4,000,000 verdict for a pedestrian struck & killed by a motor vehicle
  • $2,750,000 settlement as a result of an airplane crash
  • $2,300,000 settlement for a person severely burned in a building fire.
  • $1,300,000 settlement for a worker injured in a scaffold accident
  • $1,000,000 settlement for a child with lead poisoning
  • $950,000 settlement for a construction worker injured in a fall from a ladder
  • $750,000 verdict for a woman injured in a motor vehicle accident
  • $28 million verdict for pedestrian injured in a police chase
  • $1.7 million settlement for a Longshoreman injured on a ship
  • $1.4 million settlement for construction worker injured on the job
  • $500K settlement for family injured by a drunk driver
  • $900K settlement for construction worker injured on the job

Previous successes do not guarantee similar results


Contact Us

180 East 162nd Street
Suite 1CD Bronx, NY 10451
TEL:    718.681.2680
FAX:   718 588 9599

Email Us:  contactus@raskinlawfirm.com
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