On May 11, 2017, Michael A. Bottar was sworn in as regional vice president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. The ceremony was held at the Academy’s 13th annual membership reception located at the Friar’s Club in New York City, with a number of distinguished guests including Rowan D. Wilson, associate justice of the New York State Court of Appeals.
About Michael A. Bottar and Bottar Leone, PLLC:
Michael A. Bottar is a member of Bottar Leone, PLLC, an award-winning upstate New York law firm recognized annually since 2010 by U.S. News and World Report | Best Lawyers as “first tier” for plaintiffs personal injury litigation.
At the Firm, Michael’s trial practice focuses upon the investigation and pursuit of medical malpractice, wrongful death, and complex personal injury actions, with a focus on claims for birth injuries, brain and spinal cord injuries, misdiagnosis, surgical errors, biomedical product liability, and Federal Tort Claims Act lawsuits.
In addition to his practice, Michael is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University College of Law where he publishes annually in the Syracuse Law Review’s Survey on New York Law and serves on the law school’s board of advisors. Michael is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Upstate New York Super Lawyers®, and is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America. Michael was also selected the Best Lawyers 2017 Product Liability Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Syracuse, and was named to the “Top 50” Upstate New York Super Lawyers list (2016).