Brett Klein

Brett Klein

Brett H. Klein, Esq. PLLC

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305 Broadway, Suite 600

New York, New York 10007

Phone:

(212) 335-0132

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Primary Practice Area

Civil Rights Litigation

Other Practice Areas

 

About

Brett H. Klein is the founder of a boutique civil rights law firm based in New York City. Mr. Klein brings over two decades of focus, expertise and results to provide representation to individuals and their family members whose rights have been violated by law enforcement officers or other officials. An industry leader in wrongful conviction litigation, Mr. Klein this year secured the exoneration a man who had spent more than 25 years in prison, and is now pursuing justice for his client in a claim for compensation under New York's unjust conviction statute. Mr. Klein has tried and won numerous jury trials, including favorable verdicts against numerous municipalities in New York State. Mr. Klein recently obtained an $11,000,000 jury verdict against the City of New York for a 27-year-old motorist who suffered an injury to his cervical spine resulting in permanent neurological dysfunction and impairments when he was shot by a NYPD officer.

Notable Cases

Raoul Lopez v. City of New York

Verdict or Settlement:

$11,000,000

Jury verdict for wrongful NYPD shooting.

Howard Wieder v. Home Depot USA

Verdict or Settlement:

$1,800,00

Jury verdict for unlawful imprisonment.

Estate of Simmons v. County of Suffolk

Verdict or Settlement:

$1,850,000

Settlement for wrongful death arising from death in police custody.

Estate of Streeter v. City of New York

Verdict or Settlement:

$1,500,000

Settlement for wrongful death arising from death in police custody.

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