Attorneys Profiles

Ian Ceresney

Position: Member

Address: Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
125 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004

Phone: (212) 471-8520

Fax: (212) 344-3333




Ian Ceresney is recognized as one of the leading lawyers who has participated in the development of product liability law in the United States commencing in the early 1970s. For 40 years, Mr. Ceresney has been supervising the defense of product liability lawsuits throughout the U.S.A. on behalf of U.S. and European corporations and particularly the Volkswagen Group of Companies. These lawsuits have been commenced in every state in the U.S.A. as well as Canada, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. In addition, Mr. Ceresney has been defending product liability lawsuits of major manufacturers of many products. Such products included motor vehicles, household products, heavy duty equipment, major commercial appliances and such esoteric items as ovens utilized in the manufacture of armaments. The supervision included selection of trial counsel where Herzfeld & Rubin did not have an office, preparation of corporate witnesses for deposition and trial, many of whom were not U.S. residents or citizens and were not acquainted with the American Judicial System, selection and preparation of expert witnesses, involvement in trial counsel’s preparation and participation in hearings where there were issues that Mr. Ceresney was better able to provide the defense position. Mr. Ceresney is involved in the appeals of many cases in numerous Federal Circuits and state courts including involvement in appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court.

125 Broad Street, New York, New York, 10004 - Phone: 212-471-8500 - Fax: 212-344-3333
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