Walter  Williamson


Phone: (212) 487-9700

Fax: (212) 487-9777

Location: New York, NY


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Walter Williamson

Of Counsel

Walter Williamson, who joined White Fleischner & Fino in 2006, was a medical doctor before becoming a successful trial and appellate lawyer in both state and federal courts. As such, Walter brings an unusual and invaluable combination of medical and scientific education and training, and several decades of litigation experience, to cases involving contested medical and technical expert opinion.

Walter is a published author and has lectured widely to both lawyers and insurance claims personnel on a variety of legal subjects, including New York's Labor Law and medico-legal subjects including injury causation evaluation. He is a member of the board of directors of The Defense Association of New York.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury and Property Damage Liability Defense
Medical Malpractice


American Bar Association, sections on Litigation and Torts, Trial, and Insurance Practice
New York State Bar Association, Trial Lawyers Section and Section on Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law
New York County Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Fellow, American College of Legal Medicine
Member, Committee on Uniform State Laws of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1988-1991
Defense Association of New York  

Bar Admissions

New York
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
U.S.D.C., S.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., E.D.N.Y. 


Columbia University School of Law
Columbia Law Review, Editor; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

New York University School of Medicine
post-graduate internship and residency training, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, N.Y., N.Y., Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, N.Y.

Cornell University
B.A. with Distinction in All Subjects and Honors in American Studies; Member Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies; winner Ernest I. White Prize in American Studies

Captain, United States Air Force Medical Corps, Ret.

Medical License: New York