Carl Lustig III – New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Carl Lustig III

Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C

(800) 574-4529

20 Vesey Street
Suite #1010
New York , NY 10007

Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Carl Lustig III

Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C

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Firm Summary

D. Carl Lustig, III is a member of the Manhattan law firm of Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., and handles trials and appeals of major personal injury cases on behalf of plaintiffs. His primary area of concentration is construction accident litigation under the New York State Labor Law.

Mr. Lustig is past President of the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance as well as past Chairman of the NYCTLA’s Board of Governors. He is also an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

Having written law review articles that have appeared in the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute publication, The Trial Lawyers Quarterly, and other legal periodicals, Mr. Lustig has also authored the chapter on Plaintiff’s Opening Statements in the New York State Bar Association’s textbook, Medical Malpractice In New York (3rd ed.)

A frequently requested speaker, Mr. Lustig has lectured extensively for various entities including the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, The Practicing Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and Yale University, and has served as co-chairperson of a number of lecture series for continuing legal education in the area of personal injury trial practice. Additionally, he has lectured for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy program at Hofstra University School of Law on Trial Techniques, and at St. John’s University School of Law on the topic of Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation. Mr. Lustig also has been an invited speaker at the New York State Judicial Conference and has lectured for the New York City Bar Association in their continuing legal education seminar on trials of civil cases.

Elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Lustig is also a member of The American Association for Justice, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is a Fellow in the Roscoe Pound Institute. He is also a member of the Tort Advisory Committee and the Medical Malpractice Advisory Committee for Supreme Court, New York County.

Mr. Lustig was honored as Lawyer of the Year by the Institute of Jewish Humanities. He has been named as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New York State by the National Trial Lawyers Association and to the Top 1% of Attorneys in the United States by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys and has been regularly named to the New York Super Lawyers list. Mr. Lustig is rated AV (top rating) by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Lustig has also established the D. Carl Lustig III Endowed Scholarship at Hofstra University School of Law (now the Maurice A. Deane School of Law).

Areas Of Practice

  • Construction Accident Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Bicycle Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. – 1978
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
    • B.S. – 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude