Lev Lewin is a founding member and partner at the law firm of Lewin & Baglio, LLP and heads the No-Fault Litigation department and Arbitration department. Mr. Lewin has been working in the No-Fault Insurance field for the last eight years and has extensive knowledge and trial experience in No-Fault Insurance law and Bodily Injury actions. Mr. Lewin has established himself as one of the most respected No-Fault attorneys in the New York City vicinity.
Mr. Lewin is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History in 1999. He was also the recipient of the Ernie B. Davis Scholarship for Leadership (an Award based on leadership qualities and character). Subsequent to receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree, Mr. Lewin attended Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg School of Law, in Huntington, New York and received his Juris Doctor degree. While attending Law School, Mr. Lewin was a member of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team in 1999 Cardozo Law School challenge and placed in the top ten among Ivy League law schools. Mr. Lewin was also the recipient of honors award for high honors in both Jurisprudence and Education Law. Finally, Mr. Lewin was a Legal Assistant for the Nassau/Suffolk Legal Services wherein he helped needy families in landlord/tenant disputes, worked with volunteer attorneys in negotiations and settlements and recruited attorneys for future volunteer appearances.
Mr. Lewin began his No-Fault career while working for an insurance company and quickly became the managing attorney of the No-Fault Department. Prior to founding the law firm of Lewin & Baglio, LLP, Mr. Lewin worked for a plaintiff No-Fault litigation law firm in New York State. Mr. Lewin quickly became the managing trial attorney and one of the most aggressive, respected and successful trial attorneys and litigators at the firm. Mr. Lewin gaining the reputation for being a tough negotiator and even tougher litigator, consistently persistently advocating for his clients. Frequently, Mr. Lewin is retained by other No-Fault firms to conduct trials or argue issues of first impression.
Michael Baglio is one of the founding members and partners of the law firm of Lewin & Baglio, LLP and is considered to be one of the most aggressive, respected and successful trial attorneys and litigators in the business. Besides litigating and prosecuting No-Fault case, Mr. Baglio heads the Marketing and Civil Litigation department. Mr. Baglio has been working in the No-Fault Insurance field for the last eight (8) years and has extensive knowledge and trial experience in No-Fault Insurance law and Bodily Injury actions.
Mr. Baglio earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communications in 1996 from the State University of New York at Old Westbury, in Westbury, New York. Mr. Baglio received his Juris Doctor degree from the City University of New York, Queens College, wherein he graduated at the top of his class. While attending Law School, he worked for an Insurance defense law firm as well as a private investigations company. Mr. Baglio also volunteered his time at the law school library, where he assisted students with legal research and writing. As a third year law student, Mr. Baglio served as an intern in the Legal Department of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, where he performed legal research assignments, reviewed contracts and affiliation agreements, assembled legal reference guides and materials, and wrote legal memoranda.
After law school, Mr. Baglio worked for in-house counsel to Statewide Insurance Company, where he was assigned a varied caseload of bodily injury defense and no-fault defense and was assigned to motions, legal research, no-fault arbitrations, examinations under oath and examinations before trial. He also handled small claims trials for Statewide. After that, he worked for two No-Fault plaintiff firms where he was associate managing attorney in charge of all phases of plaintiff’s no-fault litigation from inception through trial and was assigned a large caseload handling motions, examinations before trial, and trials. Prior to forming Lewin & Baglio, LLP. Mr. Baglio was employed as insurance defense counsel, where he was assigned a voluminous caseload representing various insurance carriers in all phases of no-fault defense from inception through trial. He also was assigned a substantial caseload defending American Airlines lost baggage claims.