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Jordan Hecht

Partner

P212-490-5700 | Ehecht@lawyer1.com

Attorney Jordan Hecht is a founding partner and senior trial lawyer at Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. Mr. Hecht is committed to helping his clients get the justice they deserve following an auto accident, slip and fall, or other personal injury situation. For years, he has prepared every case as if it were going to go to trial. He is aggressive about advocating on behalf of his clients, and compassionate about walking injury victims through the process step-by-step.

Mr. Hecht understands that no one plans to get into an accident. Mistakes happen, and other parties act negligently. But just because someone else was negligent, that does not mean you need to suffer. When another party’s conduct caused you or a loved one to suffer from any number of injuries, they need to be held accountable. Mr. Hecht and the rest of his team can help.

For help with your personal injury case in NYC, contact Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. today.

Results

$7,625,000

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He first gained courtroom experience as a student at Cardozo School of Law, working in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. After obtaining his J.D. in 1994, he began his career as working at a large plaintiff’s personal injury firm where he tried numerous cases to verdict. On this experience, Mr. Hecht says, “in my first two years of practice, I had 10 years’ worth of trial experience, which has left me miles ahead of my contemporaries in courtroom skills.”

Mr. Hecht focuses his practice on catastrophic injury cases involving workers hurt in construction accidents, victims of careless drivers, and persons injured by property owners and landlords. He also represents those who have been harmed by violations of their civil rights.

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Overall, his practice areas include:

His courtroom philosophy is “to be the most prepared attorney in the courtroom at every trial. This lets us present the case that we want, and not the case the defendant wants to present.” So if you are looking for an aggressive attorney who will advocate for your right to compensation in court, reach out to Mr. Hecht at Hecht, Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. right away. With years of experience, he is ready to help you.

Bar Admissions
  • New York, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
Education
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • George Washington University, B.A., 1991
Notable Verdicts
  • Two construction workers who sustained spinal injuries (labor law), $7,900,000
  • Construction worker who fell of a scaffold and sustained a traumatic brain injury (labor law), $7,250,000
  • Construction worker injured during trench excavation with spinal injuries (labor law), $4,800,000
  • Construction accident with multiple fractures (labor law), $4,000,000
  • Customer trip and fall with back/knee/shoulder injuries (premises liability), $3,875,000
  • Construction worker who fell from a scaffold and sustained spinal injuries (labor law), $3,675,000
  • Slip and fall on snow and ice with leg fractures, $3,500,000
  • Construction worker with elbow and spinal injuries (labor law), $3,000,000
  • Iron worker in a construction accident with a traumatic brain injury, $2,645,000.00
  • Injured sanitation worker in a motor vehicle crash with a fractured hip, $2,500,000.00
  • Construction worker injured by a saw, $2,500,000
  • Construction accident involving a roofer (wrongful death), $2,500,000
  • Slip and fall on ice with back injuries (premises liability), $2,000,000
  • Sideswipe motor vehicle accident with a neck injury, $1,950,000
  • Apartment accident involving a falling sink with neck and knee injuries, $1,900,000
  • Demolition construction accident with neck and shoulder injuries, $1,900,000
  • Livery cab driver motor vehicle accident with neck and back injuries, $1,250,000
Honors & Awards
Professional Associations & Memberships

Some of our awards include:

Our Awards

 

Super
Lawyers

 

Super lawyers identifies outstanding attorneys in various practice areas based on independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

 

New York County Bar Association

 

One of the largest, most influential bar associations in the country with NYCLA members pioneering some of the most far-reaching legal reforms in America.

 

New York City Bar Association

 

The best lawyers in NYC, the City Bar’s mission is to equip and mobilize legal professionals to practice with excellence, promote reform, and uphold the rule of law.

 

New York State Bar Association

 

The largest voluntary state bar organization in America with the goals of facilitating access to justice and elevating professional standards.

 

Center for Justice Democracy

 

The CJ&D is a non-profit, non-partisan consumer rights organization dedicated to educating the public about the U.S. civil justice system and fighting tort reform.

 

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

 

Reserved for the top trial lawyers, membership is limited to those with multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of lawyers are members.

 

American Association for Justice

 

The AAJ is a nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organization for plaintiff's lawyers in the U.S. with the mission to "promote a fair and effective justice system."