Steven B. Tannenbaum has over 40 years of experience in representing seriously injured people in medical malpractice and all types of personal injury cases. Mr. Tannenbaum is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Federal Claims and in all courts in the state of New York. His areas of concentration are the litigation of complex medical malpractice, military medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, and labor law cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. As such, he has been recognized as one of the Top Attorneys in North America for having reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in his fields of practice. He additionally serves as a mediator and as an arbitrator for National Arbitration and Mediation in his areas of expertise.
He is the 2010 recipient of the American Heart Association’s Louis J. Acampora Memorial Heart Saver Award, the 2011 recipient of the American Heart Association Special Recognition Community Outreach Award, the 2012 recipient of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association’s Chairman’s Award, the 2013 recipient of the Dominic A. Murray 21, the Memorial Foundation’s Save a Child Award, the 2015 American Heart Association HeartSaver Award, and the 2016 Parent Heart Watch Founder’s Award.
Steve is a grateful survivor of a sudden cardiac arrest and is an American Heart Association certified CPR/AED instructor, having trained several thousand people, and as an attorney, he has spoken and written nationally and has appeared on television and radio regarding CPR/AED usage and protection from liability afforded by state and national Good Samaritan Laws, as well as pending legislation concerning CPR and AEDs. He currently serves as National Vice-Chair of Parent Heart Watch, the sole national voice dedicated to protecting youth from sudden cardiac arrest and preventable sudden cardiac death. He also serves as a Board of Directors Member of the Louis J. Acompora Memorial Foundation and the Dominic A. Murray 21 Memorial Foundation.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York-based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community. In 2020, The Top Attorneys of North America selected Steven for entry into the president’s circle.
Mr. Tannenbaum has additionally served as trial counsel for more than 25 local and regional law firms during the course of his career and has further handled cases in Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, and Texas.
Mr. Tannenbaum has served as the attorney advisor and coach to Bellmore Kennedy High School in the New York State moot court competition. He additionally has served as a judge in moot court competition at New York York School and at Touro Law School and as an advisor to students studying trial practice at Cardozo Law School.