BROOKLYN, NY — Kostantinos Mallas, Partner, Georgaklis & Mallas PLLC, has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list for 2014. He was recognized in the practice areas of Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff and Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.
Mr. Mallas currently heads up the firm’s personal injury department. Mr. Mallas’ most recent accomplishments include his representation of a man who was awarded $18.6 million for his injuries, of which $16 million was for pain and suffering — the largest affirmed pain and suffering jury verdict in New York State.
Prior to founding the firm, he was an associate at Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo PC and held the same position at Crasto & Associates PC.
He is admitted to practice law in New York and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District and Southern District of New York. Mr. Mallas has lectured young lawyers on trial techniques for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers, Hellenic Lawyers Association, Nathan Sobel Kings County Inns of Court and Bay Ridge Lawyers Association.
Mr. Mallas received his Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University. He is an active member of many civic organizations, including the American Hellenic Education Progressive Association, where he served as president for his local chapter.
This is the fourth time he has been selected by Super Lawyers. He was selected as a “Rising Star” in 2011 and 2012 and later to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list in 2013.
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