Bernice E. Margolis Of Counsel




Bernice Margolis focuses her practice in the area of construction on behalf of owners, general contractors and subcontractors. She also is experienced in premises liability and Dram Shop Law on behalf of owners of various properties and owners of high-end establishments in New York City, transportation and trucking liability and product liability. Bernice assists clients in preventing, mitigating and managing exposure through risk, crises, and claims and litigation management. 

Bernice has extensive experience in the defense of auto liability claims. She supports a high-volume program for a large telecommunications company and is well-versed in navigating liability issues related to motor vehicle accidents, from minor incidents to those that involve serious injuries and large exposures. 

Always alert to the increasing economic pressures under which clients conduct their businesses, Bernice is committed to resolving claims quickly and efficiently. However, as it best suits her clients’ interests, she will litigate aggressively and has a proven track record in that regard. Indeed, Bernice is known for her excellent rapport and fierce advocacy in implementing cost-effective resolutions that advance clients’ objectives. 

Bernice is an ardent supporter of many veteran service organizations, including TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) and several VFW posts. She also supports the United War Veterans Council, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to honoring and serving America's veterans. Each year, Bernice helps to organize the New York City Veteran’s Day Parade, the largest in the nation. In addition, she participates in military events such as the annual Army 10 Miler in Washington, D.C.; the West Point Run for the Fallen; and the 500 Run for the Fallen from Concord, Massachusetts, to Arlington National Cemetery, sponsored by Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation to pay for the surviving children of service members to attend college.