Hodges Walsh & Slater, LLP concentrates its practice on the defense of civil litigation claims, representing and protecting the interests of domestic and international corporations, municipalities, police agencies, and insurance carriers and their assureds in the State and Federal courts throughout New York and Connecticut in addition to multiple courts throughout the nation.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in every facet of litigation involving product liability, asbestos, pharmaceutical and medical device, toxic tort, civil rights and municipal claims, as well as actions involving general negligence, insurance coverage and appellate practice..
Our office is located in White Plains, Westchester County, New York, just north of New York City. Our attorneys appear regularly on behalf of our clients in all of the boroughs of New York City, on Long Island, as well as the many counties and cities throughout the state and in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York. Several of our partners are also admitted in Connecticut and/or New Jersey.
Nationally, within the past year alone, attorneys in our firm have been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in litigation brought in such diverse jurisdictions as Florida, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Louisiana and Oregon.
The commitment of Hodges Walsh & Slater, LLP to protect the interests of our clients and to play a leading role in the areas significant to them extends to active participation and leadership in national and international organizations dedicated to protecting the rights of municipalities, corporations and carriers. George Hodges, our Senior Partner, served as President of the International Association of Defense County (IADC) (www.iadclaw.org) in 2004-2005 and as a member of The Board of Directors of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) (www.dri.org and Lawyers for Civil Justice (www.lfcj.com) between 2003-2006. In addition to the IADC and DRI, our attorneys are active in a number of legal organizations including the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA); the Federation of Defense and Corporation Counsel (FDCC); the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), the Defense Association of New York (DANY), the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) and the Westchester County Women’s Bar Association (WCWBA).