John D. Zaremba

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John D. Zaremba
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Education
  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, Drew University
Bar Admissions
  • NY
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Biography

John is a litigator focused on construction accidents and catastrophic personal injury cases. He was recognized by his peers by being selected to Super Lawyers and was featured on New York magazine’s annual list of Top Personal Injury Litigators and in the New York Law Journal’s section on “Top Verdicts and Settlements” for each of the past ten years. He was also featured in the New Jersey Law Journal’s section for the top verdicts and settlements. He is also an elected officer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and holds the position of Vice President. Mr. Zaremba teaches the litigation of construction site accidents, chairs a CLE course on construction accident litigation for the NYSTLI, is a vice chair of NYSTLA’s Labor Law committee, and is also a published author with articles featured in the New York Law Journal and ThLegal Intelligencer. He has sat on the Court of Appeals Judicial Screening Panel for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.  John has negotiated several hundred millions of dollars in settlements for his Union affiliated clients and lectures extensively at local union halls around the five boroughs.

Amongst his recognitions, Zaremba was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of New York by the National Trial Lawyers Organization and selected for the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40. He is also an elected officer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and holds the position of Vice President. Zaremba teaches the litigation of construction site accidents, chairs a CLE course for the NYSTLI, and is also a published author with articles featured in the New York Law Journal and the Legal Intelligencer. He also sat on the Court of Appeals Judicial Screening Panel for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

 

Some of Zaremba’s representative matters include:

  • $23,394,775.00 settlement as co-lead plaintiff’s counsel in a multi-district consumer fraud action
  • $8,943,143 settlement in a complex medical malpractice case where the defendant's negligence led to our client’s wrongful death
  • $8,450,000 for a union sheetmetal worker who was injured while cutting a duct on a ladder
  • $6,500,000 settlement for a union sheetmetal worker that was hit with a falling tool and underwent surgeries to his neck and back
  • $4,620,000 settlement for a union laborer who was injured when he fell through an unsecured portion of a roof under demolition
  • $4,500,000 settlement for a union member with a spinal injury
  • $4,000,000 settlement for a union laborer with a lower back injury
  • $3,900,000 settlement for a union laborer who injured her neck
  • $3,900,000 settlement for a construction worker who fell from a scaffold
  • $3,900,000 settlement for a union electrician who tripped and fell in a job site passageway
  • $3,800,000 settlement for a union carpenter who sustained a knee injury
  • $3,650,000 settlement for a union laborer who was struck with a falling object
  • $3,650,000 settlement for a union worker who sustained a neck injury
  • $3,650,000 settlement for a union carpenter struck by a falling object
  • $3,640,000 settlement for a union mason who suffered a neck injury
  • $3,500,000 settlement for a union plasterer who fell from a temporary staircase
  • $3,500,000 settlement for a client who suffered serious spinal cord injuries leading to partial tetraplegia after a tractor trailer accident
  • $3,250,000 settlement for a union electrician who suffered a fractured ankle when he fell from a ladder
  • $3,200,000 settlement for a union laborer who tripped and fell in a passageway and injured his back
  • $3,200,000 settlement for a 59-year-old union plasterer who fell from a scaffold
  • $3,113,900 settlement for a union plasterer who sustained neck and back injuries when he fell from a ladder
  • $3,000,000 settlement for a 56-year-old construction worker who fell from a ladder, which was placed on top of a baker scaffold

 

Mr Zaremba's publications include:

Before founding the firm, Zaremba practiced in a large international law firm, in their New York office, where he defended actions involving construction accidents, professional malpractice, products liability, and toxic tort.

His educational background includes graduating cum laude from Drew University, where he lettered in varsity baseball. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the prestigious Fordham University School of Law in Lincoln Center. Zaremba was admitted to the New York State Bar and subsequently admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts.

Zaremba frequently lectures on safety and construction accidents and has taught multiple shop steward classes about accidents and injuries at several Construction Trade Unions in New York. He also lectures about job site safety at NYC building trade locals. The members of the New York City District Council of Carpenters, Laborers Local 20, Laborers Local 6A, IAM 15, Sheet Metal Workers Local 28, Laborers Local 79, Operative Plasters Local 262, TWU 101, Sheet Metal Workers Local 137, Cement Masons Local 780, and IBEW Local 3 are his clients - and he considers them his friends.