Richard A. Soberman

Senior Trial Attorney since 2006
Location: New York, New York
Phone: 800-219-2892
Fax: 800-219-2892
Email: Email Me

Richard Soberman has practiced law in New York for nearly thirty-five years, and has developed an expertise in insurance coverage issues, premises liability, Labor Law/ construction, and commercial transactions. He has represented commercial and residential building owners, managing agents, and janitorial service companies, in a variety of personal injury cases, including elevator and escalator accidents, falls involving window washers, and slip and falls arising out of weather conditions or allegedly improper maintenance and cleaning procedures, and premises security.

Year Joined Firm


Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Security and Assault
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Labor Law
  • Construction

Litigation Percentage

90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1988


  • St. John’s University School of Law, Jamaica, New York
    J.D. – 1976
    Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Administrative Law
  • State University of New York, Albany, New York
    B.A. cum laude – 1973
    Major: Economics

Representative Cases

Building Maintenance
Shell Oil Company