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Michael A. Fruhling

Michael A. Fruhling

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.

BA – Brandeis University
Captain – Brandeis University Lacrosse
JD – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Honors: Alexander Fellow

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About Michael A. Fruhling​


Michael A Fruhling joined Gersowitz, Libo and Korek, P.C. in 1991 and became partner in 1999. He specializes in a wide variety of personal injury cases, and focuses his practice on medical malpractice in New York and New Jersey including Cerebral Palsy, Erb’s Palsy, Stillbirth and other birth related injuries.

Michael is recognized in both Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for his successes as a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney in New York.

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Michael sits on the Board of Governors for the New Jersey Association for Justice. In this role, he has fought to strengthen the laws to help consumers, as well as the victims of medical malpractice and personal injury in New Jersey.

Additional memberships include:

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Association of the Bar of New York City
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Awarded with a Superb 10.0 out of 10.0 rating by Avvo

Michael has been published in the New York Law Journal and has been recognized in numerous publications, including New York Magazine for his work in medical malpractice.

He has been admitted to the Bar in all Courts of the State of New York and New Jersey, as well as the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of the Federal Court of New York and the Western District of the Federal Court of New Jersey.

Professional Highlights:

  • Featured in New York Magazine’s Top-Rated Lawyers in the New York Area
  • Selected to the New York Super Lawyers list (2014-2020)
  • 2017 Top 100, National Trial Lawyers
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top One Percent

Cases of note:

Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C.
New York 646-859-1466 • New Jersey 201-541-8540


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