Godosky & Gentile, P.C. Attorneys at Law

One Of New York City’s Most
Prominent & Respected Litigation Law Firms

Richard Godosky

  • Partner
New York, NY
Richard Godosky
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Richard Godosky has long been recognized by his peers and clients alike as a talented and successful trial attorney. He has over 50 years of experience in personal injury, malpractice law, commercial litigation and mass tort law. Richard Godosky is a member of the exclusive International Academy of Trial Lawyers, a Director of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and a Past-President of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York Trial Lawyers Association in 2002.

Richard Godosky has received the "AV" rating * under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, and has been listed in every edition of "The Best Lawyers in America" since it was first published, over 20 years ago.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Products Liability Law
  • Ethics & Professional Responsibility
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1958
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1963
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • LL.B. - 1958
  • City College of the City University of New York, New York, New York
    • B.A. - 1955


  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Bronx County Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Cardozo Law School
  • Cornell Law School
  • Emory Law School
  • Harvard Law School
  • Law Journal Seminars
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • New York County Lawyer's Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Institute
  • New York University School of Law
  • Practicing Law Institute
  • St. John's Law School

Honors and Awards

  • New York City Trial Lawyers Association, Lifetime Achievement Award 2002
  • "AV" rating * under Martindale-Hubbell
  • "The Best Lawyers in America"

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, New York City Chapter, President, 1996 to 1997
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York, Governor
  • Bronx County Bar Association, Member
  • Civil Court of the City of New York, Member, Housing Court Advisory Committee, 1997 to 2000
  • Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York, Member
  • Jewish Lawyers Guild, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member
  • New York County Lawyer's Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Ethics Committee, 1976 to 1981
  • New York State Trial Lawyer's Association, Director
  • Supreme Court Historical Society, Member
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, Committee Chair, 1980 to 1986
  • Inns of Court, Kings County, Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow