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Jonathan Klein

Jonathan Klein

New York City Law Department
Deputy Borough Chief of Trials, Bronx Borough Unit, Tort Division
Bronx, NY, USA

Jonathan Klein currently works for the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel as the Deputy Borough Chief of Trials in the Bronx.  As a Deputy Chief, Jonathan provides oversight, management, supervision, and training of all trials, including settlement negotiations, conferences, and development and implementation of litigation and trial strategies.  In addition, Jonathan also assists in general management of the borough office, which includes review and editing of written works, monitoring all trials, oversight of clerical and support staff, training and supervision, and implementation of litigation strategies in all cases.  Prior to becoming a Deputy Chief, Jonathan was employed by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation as trial lawyer defending the Corporation in actions alleging medical malpractice, premises liability and negligent supervision at all stages of litigation, including trial.  Prior to joining the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Jonathan was employed by the New York City Law Department as a trial attorney for over nine years, where he selected over a hundred juries and tried in excess of forty cases, in New York State Supreme Court and New York Civil Court involving claims such as section 1983 federal claims, false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, negligent supervision, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents and slip/trip and fall cases.  Jonathan has received the Division Chief Award for trial successes in 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2011.  Jonathan received his law degree from Albany Law of Union University in 2000 and received his undergraduate degree from Union College in 1996.  Jonathan currently resides in Port Washington, New York and is married with a 17-month year old daughter.

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