Marcin J. Kurzatkowski

Senior Associate

 

212-482-0001x127

mkurzatkowski@russotoner.com

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Brief Summary

 

Since receiving his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2009, Mr. Kurzatkowski has primarily worked in the areas of premises liability, general negligence, property and casualty defense and the Labor Law.  In addition, Mr. Kurzatkowski has also defended claims for benefits under ERISA group insurance plans.  Furthermore, Mr. Kurzatkowski handles the firm’s regulatory cases. 

 

Mr. Kurzatkowski served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Notre Dame Catholic Academy in Ridgewood, New York from 2009 to 2014.

 

Education

  • 2009 J.D. St. John’s University School of Law 

  • 2006 B.A. Economics, cum laude, New York University

 

Honors

  • 2006 New York University, Founders Day Honors Scholar 

  • 2017 & 2018 Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars

  • 2019 America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators – New York City​​

 

Experience

  • Handles all aspects of a case – from pre-suit through trial

  • Substantial motion practice and appellate practice experience

  • Significant alternative dispute resolution experience 

 

Admissions

  • New York State Bar (2010) 

  • Connecticut State Bar (2017)

  • Federal Courts for the Eastern (2010), Southern (2011), Western (2012) and Northern (2012) Districts of New York State​​​

 

Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

  • New York State Bar Association​ 

 

Reported Decisions

  • Lilavois v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., et al., 151 A.D.3d 711, 54 N.Y.S.3d 664 (2nd Dep't 2017)

  • Mantilla v. Riverdale Equities, LTD., et al., 134 A.D.3d 573, 21 N.Y.S.3d 260 (1st Dep’t 2015)

  • Byrd v. Brooklyn 46 Realty, LLC, 129 A.D.3d 882, 10 N.Y.S.3d 642 (2d Dep’t 2015)

  • Morris v. Chase Bank, 125 A.D.3d 731, 4 N.Y.S.3d 105 (2d Dep’t 2015)

  • Mas v. Chase Bank, 46 Misc.3d 137(A), 9 N.Y.S.3d 594 (2d Dep’t 2015)

  • Seung Chul Na v. JP Morgan Chase & Co., 123 A.D.3d 903, 1 N.Y.S.3d 125 (2d Dep’t 2014)

  • LiPuma v. J.P. Morgan Chase N.A., 119 A.D.3d 532, 987 N.Y.S.2d 915 (2d Dep’t 2014)

  • Trent-Clark v. City of New York, 114 A.D.3d 558, 980 N.Y.S.2d 458 (1st Dep’t 2014)

  • Orlov v. BFP 245 Park Co., LLC, 84 A.D.3d 764, 922 N.Y.S.2d 479 (2d Dep’t 2011)

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