Keith Binder

Levy Konigsberg LLP
800 3rd Ave Fl 11
New York, NY 10022-7651
(212) 605-6271

Keith is an experienced civil trial attorney. His main areas of practice are severe personal injury, toxic torts, product liability, and negligence. He is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey as well as the Federal District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York. He has also litigated cases in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Florida, and Alabama based on pro hac vice admission in those matters. Keith's aggressive prosecution of cases has yielded millions of dollars’ worth of verdicts and settlements for his clients.

Keith, an associate at Levy Konigsberg LLP,  currently spends the majority of his practice representing individuals and families who have been affected by asbestos-related illnesses, such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.

In December 2014, Keith helped obtain a $7.7 million verdict in Syracuse, NY for a local, long-time bus driver who was exposed to asbestos during the time he spent in the school’s bus garage where the buses were repaired. The $7.7 million verdict is the largest ever in Syracuse for an asbestos case. The verdict was also among the Top 20 Verdicts in New York in 2014.

Prior to joining Levy Konigsberg LLP, Keith worked for an international law firm where his practice included large commercial matters, general tort litigation, employment litigation, and securities arbitration and litigation.

Keith received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law. He competed as a member of both St. John’s mock trial team and its moot court team, receiving awards during competition for his superior trial advocacy, his brief writing, and his appellate oral arguments. As an active alumnus of St. John's School of Law, Keith has acted as a judge for Moot Court competitions at the school. Prior to law school, Keith graduated from Boston College, cum laude. At BC, he was the captain of the mock trial team and led the school to two appearances in the American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament.