Philip Monier, III
Philip Monier, III, is of counsel at Levy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLP. Since joining the firm in 1998, he has focused a significant amount of his time obtaining compensation for children who have been lead poisoned as a result of their exposure to hazardous conditions found to exist in their homes and for children born with horrific deformities as a result of their parents' exposure to reproductive toxins, such as lead, arsenic, mercury, and solvents. He also has represented children and adults catastrophically injured as a result of medical malpractice, negligent elevator maintenance, defectively manufactured products, dangerous construction conditions, and toxic exposure to chemicals in the workplace. Additionally, he practices insurance litigation to compel insurance companies to honor their contractual obligations.
During his career, Philip has obtained over $75 million dollars in verdicts and settlements, on behalf of severely injured clients. His results have set records in both New York and New Jersey. He has represented clients nationally and internationally, before state trial courts, New York State Appellate Courts, New Jersey Appellate Courts, and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Many of the appeals that Philip has successfully argued have resulted in important decisions, which have since been relied upon by other courts.
Philip is admitted to practice law before the New York and New Jersey State Courts, as well as the Federal Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of New Jersey. He is also admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Furthermore, Philip has been specially admitted to handle cases in other jurisdictions as well, such as Delaware and Connecticut.
In 1988, Philip received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's University, College of Business Administration. In 1991, he graduated, cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law where he served as a member of the St. John's Law Review and the Faculty Research Assistance Program. He was a recipient of the St. Thomas Moore Scholarship. While in law school, Philip had the privilege of interning and clerking for distinguished Judges from the Southern District of New York, the United States Court of International Trade, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
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