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Brian Zorn

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One of the firm’s senior trial attorneys, Brian Zorn’s personal injury practice includes medical malpracticeautomobile accidentsproducts liability and premises liability.

He is in The Best Lawyers in America under the medical malpractice law, personal injury and product liability sections, and he was chosen by The Best Lawyers in America twice as the Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year in Rochester, N.Y. and twice as the Product Liability Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Rochester, N.Y.

In addition, Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Brian its highest rating, and he has been selected as one of Upstate New York’s Super Lawyers every year since 2007.

Brian graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1977, and for the next year performed a judicial clerkship at the New York State Appellate Division for the Fourth Department. Since then, his personal injury practice has focused on individuals injured by medical malpractice, automobile accidents, defective products and defective premises.

To enhance his understanding of such injuries and their impact on the injured individual’s life, he attended anatomy courses, including complete dissection of a human cadaver, as well as autopsies and surgeries done by medical school faculty. Brian has obtained numerous substantial personal injury recoveries that have helped injured individuals and their families cope with the impact of their injuries.

Brian is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on its New York-Upstate State Committee. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the Monroe County Bar Association.

He has served on numerous Monroe County Bar Association committees, including the Academy of Law, Judiciary, Communications (member and chair), Litigation Counsel (co-chair), Deaf Access Task Force and Joint Monroe County Bar Association/Monroe County Medical Society Task Force, the State Courts Subcommittee (chair), and he currently chairs the Awards Committee. He served as a member of the Volunteer Legal Services Project Board of Directors for 20 years, where he had terms as Vice-President and President and also chaired numerous committees. He has continued to serve on and currently chairs the Nominations Committee.

He also served on the Town of Victor Growth Management Committee. For many years, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation’s Upstate New York Affiliate, and served as its Vice-President and President, and on its Executive, Finance, and Development committees, among others. Brian also served at the national level on numerous National Kidney Foundation committees, including the Affiliate Relations Committee (Chair for two years), the Efficiency and Effectiveness Task Force, the Subcommittee to Evaluate Affiliate Share, and the Task Force to Evaluate Performance Standards for Affiliates.

The Federal District Court of the Western District of New York certified Brian as a Mediator in 2012 and he has successfully mediated several Federal Court cases since then.

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  •  A.I.A. Insurance and Tort Law Reference, New York Law chapter co-author
  • “A Trial Demonstration of a Products Liability Case,” CLE, ABOTA/Monroe County Bar Association, Speaker
  • “Special Needs Trusts: Planning for Persons with a Disability,” National Business Institute, Speaker
  • “Electronic Health Records: Their Effectiveness in Prosecuting & Defending Medical Malpractice Lawsuits,” Monroe County Bar Association/University of Rochester School of Medicine, Speaker
  • “Expert Witnesses: When to Use Them, How to Find Them, and How to Produce Them at Trial,” CLE, ABOTA/Monroe County Bar Association, Speaker

Client Testimonials

To Brian Zorn: I really appreciated your honesty and how you handled my case in general. Trust is everything to me. It is nice to know some of us still work on our hand shake and our word. Trust can be earned but integrity is in our character. All the best to you and much future success.

Kim B., Rochester, NY

I am extremely grateful to the Faraci Lange team for helping me get my life back on track after my accident. I can’t thank Brian Zorn enough for his time and dedication to my case. Thank you for not giving up on me!

Carina D., Rochester, NY

We could not have had more compassionate lawyers willing to listen to us. The expertise in collecting facts on actual procedure process was very successful in the outcome of our case. Brian answered questions, explained in detail what they needed from us. The communication was at the highest of standards. We feel these two lawyers are at the highest level of standards. We would recommend Faraci Lange to everyone. Thank you for all your help in the success of our future.

James L., Wolcott, NY

I was very satisfied with everything that was done with my case. Brian Zorn was extremely easy to work with and always kept me informed of the progress as the case continued. I would not hesitate to use this firm again if I ever needed to.

Thelma L., Rochester, NY

A thumbs up to Brian and his team (Marissa and Darla). It's been a pleasure working with all of you and your professionalism and concern for clients is remarkable and appreciated.

Jill G., Rochester, NY

Last year, I was involved in a serious car accident in Florida. A friend recommended Brian Zorn . As I was injured and hit in the rear by a huge motor home, I needed advice. Brian was so friendly and caring. As the accident happened in Florida, he found a law office there to help me. We had numerous phone conversations and he invited me to his office to answer questions. A good man and I would recommend him.

Ruth L., Rochester, NY

Brian Zorn  was fantastic to work with and was a true professional in every sense of the word. It was a pleasure doing business with him and I couldn't have asked for better results.

 

Michael A., Rochester, NY

When my family was referred to [Faraci Lange], I told them what a good reputation the firm held. Never even considered another firm. I could not have made a better decision for our family. I was the person dealing with the law firm for my family. BrianKristinMarissa, and Jessica were all absolutely wonderful. A tragedy is difficult, but with such wonderful, caring people guiding us, the horrible time in our lives was made a little easier to deal with. Brian Zorn was always on top of matter, keeping me informed as we went along and answering any question or concerns in a very efficient manner. I would highly recommend the firm and Brian in a heartbeat.

Lisa P., Wayland, NY

I want to thank Brian Zorn who went out of his way to get me the maximum amount from a car accident. He is a truly caring person who took the time to make sure I was informed about every step of the way. Rochester is very lucky to have a great agency like Faraci Lange. They are by far the very best agency in the Rochester area. Thank you!

Michael K., Penfield, NY

Faraci Lange, LLP streamlined the arduous task of securing monies due from my motor vehicle accident. They were extremely reliant when it came to any concerns I had throughout the process. I would highly recommend their professional services to anyone who needs to be represented after a motor vehicle accident. Thank you for all your help. Special thanks to Brian Zorn and Jessica S.

Frank P., Geneseo, NY

Mr. Zorn is fantastic. He was constantly on top of our case and his integrity is above reproach. So glad we chose Faraci Lange.

Michael A., Rochester, NY

Brian Zorn was great to work with for our motorcycle accident. He was always easy to reach either by phone or email. Settled our case in a responsible time and always got answers.

Tina H., Farmington, NY

[Brian] always showed care and was ready to receive calls. Talked at any circumstances and kept in touch with me all the time. It was the first time for me and I’m really happy and satisfied with his help. No complaints. I don’t have to say anything bad, he was a great attorney and I feel lucky to have contact with the Faraci Lange law office. Thank you. Keep up your services. God Bless you all!

Nilsa T., Rochester, NY

Brian Zorn was extremely honest and professional. He always kept in contact with me throughout the duration of my case. I couldn’t have had a better attorney representing me! Thank you, Brian!

Lori M., Kendall, NY

Truly dedicated to Helping People Get Their Lives Back After a Tragic Accident..

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