Koster Brady & Nagler LLP
One Whitehall Street
New York , NY , 10004
Mr. Nagler is a senior partner of the firm. He graduated magna cum laude from Pace University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 1986. He finished fourth in his class and served as an editor of the Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Adelphi University in 1981. He is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut and actively practices in both the State and Federal courts.
After graduation, Mr. Nagler spent four years as an Assistant District Attorney at the prestigious Manhattan District Attorney’s office under Robert M. Morgenthau. There, he conducted grand jury investigations that lead to felony indictments, supervised police investigations and prosecuted gang members on behalf of a special departmental unit. Having successfully tried numerous felony cases, he earned a reputation as a tenacious trial attorney. He entered private practice in 1991, joining the Wall Street law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Ferdon. While there, he was a member of a litigation team defending the Nintendo/Atari anti-trust litigation and the Multi-State Attorneys General price-fixing proceedings.
He joined Koster, Brady & Nagler, LLP as an Associate in 1993 and became a member of the firm in 1997. He represents both major corporations and individual practitioners. He specializes in medical malpractice, professional and products liability, construction, toxic torts, premises, and general liability matters. During his tenure at the firm, he has won numerous jury verdicts in medical malpractice, products liability, civil rights, construction, premises and general liability cases in both state and federal court.
Mr. Nagler has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” multiple times in the Thompson Reuters New York Metro Survey for his trial work in the medical malpractice and personal injury defense field. He is a member of The New York State Medical Defense Bar Association and New York State Bar Association. Mr. Nagler is recognized as one of the top civil liability defense lawyers in the New York area and has tried over a hundred cases to jury verdict. He has lectured in the field of trial practice techniques. His publications include “Opening Statements from a Defense Perspective” for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Because of his record of trial success, Mr. Nagler is regularly requested to step into complex catastrophic injury cases by insurance carriers to represent their client at trial.