Marcelo A. Buitrago, Esq.    

Of Counsel
He believes in justice for his clients, and it’s that drive which has made him notable and reputable in the practice of law.

After deeming settlement offers unacceptable, Marcelo won major verdicts at trial, negotiating millions of dollars. He also argued many of his verdicts at the appellate level, collecting not only the recovery he earned for his clients, but statutory interest.


Marcelo is a partner with Dankner Milstein P.C., a nationally renowned medical malpractice and product liability firm, which boasts over 200 verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more. He also worked at a national law firm and major litigation firm based out of New York City, holding the titles of Trial Associate and Senior Trial Associate. In 2005, Marcelo was admitted to the New York Bar and the U.S. District Court of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

His knowledge and trial expertise has built him an impressive reputation not only with his clients, but amongst his peers in the legal profession. Presiding Justices of the New York State Supreme Court in the Counties of Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn have recognized his top-notch skills and professional integrity.

Marcello has been honored as part of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers Association; “Top 40 Lawyers under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association; a “Rising Star” by New York Super Lawyers; and is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and a recipient the prestigious “Client’s Choice Award” by AVVO. He has published various articles including “Unique Challenges of Jury Selection in High Profile Cases.”

He is bilingual, fluent in Spanish, as well as conversational French, Italian and Catalan.


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