Bruce J. Gitlin, P.C. is a professional corporation within which Bruce J. Gitlin, Esq. is the principal attorney. Mr. Gitlin has been practicing law for 35 years. He attended the Industrial & Labor Relations School at Cornell University as an undergraduate and Fordham University School of Law as a graduate student. While at law school, Mr. Gitlin was accepted to write for the Fordham Urban Law Journal and created a clinical program in association with a legal services office in East Harlem. Mr. Gitlin is enrolled, currently, in the Master of Laws program at Fordham Law.
Over the years, Mr. Gitlin has represented hundreds of clients in a range of matters that, thematically, can be described as the advancement of workers’ civil and personal rights in the workplace.
Mr. Gitlin's commitment to the defense of rights, through, among other things, securing compensation, has been shaped by his education at the Industrial and Labor Relations School at Cornell University. Furthermore, Mr. Gitlin's dedication to fighting for workers and others who seek justice finds its source in the work of Martin Gitlin- Bruce's father-who championed the rights of individuals through his private law practice that was established in 1950.
Mr. Gitlin has worked for years, moreover, in behalf of individuals who have been injured outside of the workplace, whether through automobile, premises, products or medical malpractice liability. Mr. Gitlin has secured millions of dollars for plaintiffs for accidents arising out of wrongs committed by others.
Additionally, Mr. Gitlin has created a practice revolving around the rights of the hard of hearing.
Mr. Gitlin has served on the Board of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He is Founder and Past Chair of the Trial Lawyers Group of UJA-Federation New York. He has served on the Committee for Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities at the City Bar Association.
Lastly, Mr. Gitlin maintains a steadfast dedication to advancing social justice. To achieve his goal of advancing justice, Mr. Gitlin handles certain matters on a pro bono basis and organizes a network of attorneys who are committed to pro bono publico.