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Year founded: 1986
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Since its inception in 1986, Feldman, Kleidman, Coffey & Sappe LLP (FKC&S) has been dedicated to advocating for the rights of its clients, successfully trying cases in all levels of state courts throughout New York’s Hudson Valley and Capital District. Specializing in the practice of personal injury law and professional liability defense, the firm’s work has spanned across Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Orange, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, Greene, Columbia and Albany counties, including the towns of Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Fishkill, LaGrange, Newburgh, Middletown, Port Jervis, Wallkill, Walden, New Paltz, Kingston, Saugerties, Highland, Monticello and Liberty.

FKC&S is the only litigation firm between Albany and Westchester to be designated among U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" since its First Edition in 2010. Most recently, FKC&S was selected for inclusion in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" of 2023, receiving a Tier 1 designation in the White Plains, NY metro area for Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and a Tier 2 designation in the area of Medical Malpractice-Defendants. More than 15,000 firms in 127 practice areas were ranked based on a rigorous evaluation process including expertise, responsiveness and integrity.

For more than 36 years, doctors and hospitals have trusted FKC&S to represent them in highly technical medical malpractice cases, in both state and federal court. The firm’s professional liability defense team is comprised of experienced trial attorneys who are skilled at understanding the medical complexities that often surround a case. They have successfully represented thousands of health care professionals throughout the tri-state area, as well as many hospitals and some of the largest multispecialty practice groups in the Hudson Valley region.

The FKC&S team is highly experienced in representing medical professionals in disciplinary matters before agencies such as the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline, and they have cultivated strong relationships with the many insurance companies and risk retention groups who have retained them to represent their insureds over the years. They have assumed the defense for the insured under policies covering a wide array of risks such as property damage, medical/dental malpractice, product liability and coverage disputes.

Personal attention, knowledge and results are the foundation of FKC&S’s success. No matter what stage a case has reached, the firm’s team of seasoned attorneys will walk clients through the process, guiding them every step of the way and strategizing to achieve the best possible results.

Contact FKC&S today for a free consultation by visiting or call (845) 897-5199.


Feldman, Kleidman, Collins & Sappe LLP is metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

White Plains, NY
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 2 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants


Metro Rankings

White Plains, NY
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 2 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Managing Partner
Jeffrey M. Feldman
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