Jay H. Tanenbaum – Attorney

New York, NY— Prominently featured in The Inner Circle, Jay H. Tanenbaum is acknowledged as a Pinnacle Professional Member for his contributions in Personal Injury Law.

Mr. Tanenbaum, a seasoned personal injury attorney with over 60 years of experience, is renowned for his exceptional legal acumen and commitment to serving his clients. As the founder of the Law Offices of Jay H. Tanenbaum in New York City, established in 1964, he has built a legacy of excellence in the field of personal injury law.

Mr. Tanenbaum’s expertise encompasses a wide range of personal injury matters, and he is highly respected within the legal community for his comprehensive understanding of the law and unwavering dedication to his clients’ best interests. Throughout his illustrious career, he has successfully represented countless individuals, securing favorable outcomes in complex legal cases and winning more than a billion dollars for his clients.

Mr. Tanenbaum pursued higher education at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in 1954, graduating at the young age of 19. He continued his scholarship at Albany Law School in 1957 earning a Bachelor of Law and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Union University in 1961. A testament to his extraordinary drive, Mr. Tanenbaum became an attorney at the age of 22. He was admitted practice law in the State of New York in 1957 followed by admittance before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in 1961. Later in 1967, the attorney was admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States.

A native of New York City, Mr. Tanenbaum’s journey to becoming a leading attorney is a testament to his perseverance and determination. From humble beginnings working as a shoe shiner at the Saratoga racetrack at the age of 9, to navigating the bustling markets alongside his father, his early experiences instilled in him a strong work ethic and drive for success. Despite facing challenges, he pursued his passion for law, eventually graduating from Albany Law School and being admitted to practice in New York State. Capping his scholarship, in 1967, Mr. Tanenbaum was admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Tanenbaum spent many years practicing as corporate counsel for the International Gate Corporation and the General Gate Corporation. A testament to the attorney’s professional drive, he continues active affiliation with several relevant organizations such as New York State Bar Association, the New York Trial Lawyers, and the Bronx County Bar Association.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the legal profession, Mr. Tanenbaum has received numerous honors and accolades throughout his career. Notably, he was knighted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Cittanova and His Royal Highness The Prince of Trabzon in 2001, a testament to his esteemed reputation and distinguished service.

Aside from his professional accomplishments, Mr. Tanenbaum is a devoted family man who raised his two children, Suzy Leon and his late son, Steven Tanenbaum, with his late wife, Linda Goldman. He currently enjoys spending time with his partner, Candace Leads, and his two grandchildren, Cassandra and Alex Leon. Looking ahead, Mr. Tanenbaum remains committed to upholding the principles of justice and advocating tirelessly for his clients. With his unparalleled experience and unwavering dedication, he is poised to continue achieving success and making a positive impact in the field of personal injury law.

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