John A. Falk focuses his legal practice on personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice, product liability, negligence matters, motor vehicle accidents, and wrongful death matters. He has obtained numerous substantial recoveries that have helped his severely injured clients and their families cope with the effects of their injuries.
John has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability law since 2009. He was named the Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year in the category of Personal Injury Litigation in Rochester, N.Y, as well as for 2018 in the category of Product Liability Litigation. Most recently, he was voted Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers.
He has been featured in New York Magazine as one of the New York Area’s Top Lawyers and selected as one of the magazine’s Top Attorneys in New York, New Jersey & Connecticut. John is well-respected in the legal community and has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating in both legal ability and ethics. He has also been chosen as an Upstate New York Super Lawyer in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury law for over a decade.
Before joining the firm, John was an Assistant District Attorney for Monroe County prosecuting violent felony offenses. During his near seven years with the District Attorney’s office he gained extensive trial experience prosecuting various offenses including sex crimes and child abuse cases. John is a graduate of the University of Dayton School of Law and LeMoyne College.
John has been serving as a Town Court Justice in the Town of Brighton, New York since 2008. In 2017, he was appointed by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to serve on New York State’s Commission on Judicial Conduct.
An active member of the legal community, John has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association, the Genesee Valley Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Magistrates Association, and the Monroe County Magistrates Association. He also has been a lecturer for the Monroe County Bar Association and the Monroe Community College Police Academy.
John is an active member of the community. He has served on such boards as the Western New York Chapter of the American Liver Foundation, the Town of Brighton Planning Board and the Parks and Recreation Citizens’ Advisory Committee. He has coached many youth baseball, basketball, and soccer teams.