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Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP

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Year founded: 1993
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The founders of Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP left leadership positions in larger firms with a vision of creating a firm dedicated to understanding and achieving the objectives of our clients in a cost-effective manner.

Phelan, Phelan & Danek has assembled a team of lawyers that provide representation and services covering a broad spectrum of legal disciplines and practice areas. This gives our firm a keen ability to evaluate all available options to achieve your goals in an efficient manner. Phelan, Phelan & Danek meets clients' needs by finding innovative solutions.

Phelan, Phelan & Danek will present you with all available options to ensure that your objectives can be met efficiently. In addition to vast trial experience, the firm is well versed in alternative dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration. Jack Phelan, Esq., is a certified Construction Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Whether it's a traditional settlement, mediation, or arbitration, the team at Phelan, Phelan & Danek will exhaust all available alternatives to achieve the best possible result.

When alternatives fail, the trial lawyers of Phelan, Phelan & Danek have the skill and experience necessary to successfully represent their clients at trial. When it comes to guiding clients through the rigors of litigation, few firms match the skill and track record of Phelan, Phelan & Danek. The trial lawyers at Phelan, Phelan & Danek have several hundred jury verdicts to their credit. In addition, the attorneys at Phelan, Phelan & Danek have vast experience before various administrative tribunals in the State of New York including the Department of Education and the Office of Professional Medical Conduct.

Phelan, Phelan & Danek is at the forefront of new developments in the law. The firm's appellate department has a history of success before the highest courts of New York, including the State's highest court, the Court of Appeals, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and various departments of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division.

The professional expertise of the members of the legal team at Phelan, Phelan & Danek has been recognized by various organizations both in and out of the legal profession. The attorneys at Phelan, Phelan & Danek frequently lecture on behalf of various groups and organizations such as Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Albany Medical College, the Defense Research Institute (DRI), and the New York State Bar Association.

The attorneys of Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP, represent a variety of self-insured businesses, licensed medical professionals, insurance companies, corporations, and individuals in a wide range of civil litigation matters.

Our practice areas include:

Medical Malpractice

Construction Law

Personal Injury

Appellate Practice

Professional Malpractice

Insurance Defense

Products Liability

Commercial Law

Labor Law


Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Albany, NY
Tier 2 for Litigation - Construction
Tier 2 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 3 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants


Metro Rankings

Albany, NY
Tier 2 for Litigation - Construction
Tier 2 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tier 3 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.
  • Appellate Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

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