Practice areas

Civil Rights, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Americans with Disabilities Act, Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Disability, Discrimination, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Native Peoples Law, Personal Injury – Plaintiff, Police Misconduct, Premises Liability – Plaintiff, Race Discrimination, Sexual Abuse – Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

Edward Sivin, an attorney of significant repute, serves as a senior partner and the leading appellate advocate at the esteemed law firm of Sivin Miller & Roche, LLP, Attorneys at Law, situated in New York, NY. With a primary focus on civil rights and personal injury law, Mr. Sivin extends his legal services to clients in both the New York City metropolitan region and across the state of New York.

His legal practice centers around representing individuals who have endured police misconduct, encompassing cases of excessive force, false arrest, malicious prosecution, and wrongful convictions. Additionally, he advocates for the rights of pre-trial detainees and incarcerated individuals within New York, addressing issues such as excessive force by correction officers and negligent supervision by prison staff. Furthermore, Mr. Sivin offers his expertise to New York residents seeking legal recourse in personal injury claims related to brain injuries, motor vehicle accidents, construction mishaps, and premises liability matters.

Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Sivin has successfully argued numerous pivotal appeals that have established legal precedents aimed at enhancing protections for victims of police misconduct and mistreatment within the penal system. He has also secured substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients who have suffered from police misconduct, including incidents involving excessive force, false arrest, malicious prosecution, as well as victims of abuse perpetrated by correction officers and staff members.

Mr. Sivin’s educational background comprises a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University at Albany, State University of New York, and a juris doctor (law degree) from Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey. During his time pursuing his legal education, he served as an editor for the law review.

Subsequent to completing his legal studies, Mr. Sivin obtained his license to practice law in 1982, which granted him the privilege of representing clients in all New York state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Furthermore, he holds a license to practice law in the state of New Jersey.

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