Richard T. Mermelstein
Richard T. Mermelstein– Partner
Direct: (914) 305-8634
Rich focuses his practice on medical and health care malpractice defense and represents nursing homes, hospitals, and a variety of healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, dentists, psychiatrists, chiropractors and physical and occupational therapists. Rich has also handled medical products litigation and general liability claims.
Rich has successfully defended nursing homes in high exposure cases involving claims under New York’s public health law. These cases directly impact clients, who are often faced with demands for punitive damages, which if awarded, could have significant impact to their business and operations. Rich and his team develop winning strategies from the beginning of litigation and help mitigate and obtain best possible resolutions through aggressive motion, trial and appellate work.
Rich earned his J.D from Boston University School of Law and graduated cum laude from University of Albany where he earned his B.A.