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James B. Baydar, Partner

James B. Baydar


James B. Baydar, Esq., has 35 years of medical malpractice litigation experience including obstetrical, birth trauma, surgical, neurological, cancer and orthopedic cases. He has represented clients in all phases of litigation, from pre-trial through post-trial proceedings. Mr. Baydar’s work and representation of clients has resulted in millions of dollars of recovery in settlements and verdicts. He also provides legal counsel on preserving and best utilizing clients’ awards and settlement funds to pay for their lifetime care.

Jim has been named to the highly regarded Best Lawyers in America© and New York Metro Super Lawyers® lists, in peer recognition of his professional achievements. He has been profiled as a prominent medical malpractice lawyer in the Long Island Business News, in their “Who’s Who” publication and has been honored with the “Leadership in Law Award” from the Long Island Business News for his outstanding achievements in the legal profession and in the community. He serves on the Board of Directors of the “WE CARE Fund” of the Nassau County Bar Association, which has granted funding to over 100 charitable organizations, and serves as a Trustee for the Village of Plandome Manor, NY.

Mr. Baydar is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Columbian Lawyers’ Association of Nassau County, Inc. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, in all the U.S. District Courts in New York State and in the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Baydar obtained his law degree from Pace University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University.


Hofstra University, B.A.
Pace University School of Law, JD

BAR Admissions/Qualifications

New York
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Northern and Western Districts of New York.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Federal Claims

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