NYSTLA President's Page

NYSTLA Fights for Consumer Rights


Edward H. Gersowitz, Esq., President
Welcome to the New York State Trial Lawyers Association website. The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, founded in 1953, currently has over 4,600 members across New York. 
Our mission is to protect consumers, assure that the wrongly injured have access to justice, and provide the public with ethical and well-trained lawyers. We are active in the courthouse and the state legislative houses.

Edward H. Gersowitz is one of the co-founders of Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. In addition to handling pharmaceutical, motor vehicle, municipal liability and toxic tort cases, he also oversees many of the firm’s daily activities.


Mr. Gersowitz received his bachelor of science at Cornell University and received his Juris Doctor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He is admitted to the New York State Bar, United States District Courts, Southern District and Eastern District of New York.


Mr. Gersowitz has worked primarily in personal injury litigation and his success as a litigator has earned him various recognitions. He has been chosen for Super Lawyers from 2010 to the present and Best Lawyers from 2012 to the present.


Mr. Gersowitz has successfully handled a variety of high profile cases, which have resulted in notable settlements and jury verdicts. Most notably, Mr. Gersowitz and his firm were recognized by the National Law Journal in 2013 for achieving the #1 and #4 top verdicts in the country for an $18 million settlement for the sole survivor of a tragic car accident on the Bronx River Parkway that claimed the lives of six family members, as well as for a $12 million settlement in a class action lawsuit for victims who got sick from the Bronx Pelham Bay Landfill.