Executive Member

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Tel: 212.485.8755
Fax: 212.374.1935

Corey A. Tavel is the Managing Attorney and Member of Smith Mazure's Executive Committee. Mr. Tavel received his law degree from Touro Law School and his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and Connecticut for both Federal and State Courts.

Mr. Tavel has particular experience in the areas of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Claims Management, Construction Accidents, Excess Risk Claims, General Liability, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Lead Paint, Mold and Toxic Tort Litigation, Municipal Litigation, Premise and Security Liability, Products Liability and Transportation-related Accidents.

A frequent lecturer and author, Mr. Tavel is well versed on topics relevant to New York practice such as primary vs. secondary coverage, reducing risk litigation, no fault, soft tissue injuries, vicarious liability,and other issues.


Touro Law School, J.D. (1991)
Hofstra University, B.A. (1987)


U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1994)
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y. (1992)
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y. (1992)
New York (1991)
Connecticut (1991)


New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association


Vicarious Liability of Rental Firms Preempted by Federal Law

Limiting Your Exposure After an Accident

Defending Against Mold-Related Personal Injury Actions

Court Clarifies Vicious Propensities in Dog Behaviors

NVLA Joins Coalition to Fight LVL

Lessor Vicarious Liability

"Handling The Truth; Knowledge of the Rules of Evidence is Critical to Proper Claims Evaluation," Claims Management, (November, 2015)


New York, NY Office


39 Broadway, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10006

T: 212.964.7400
F: 212.374.1935



New Jersey Office


92 East Main Street, Suite 402
Somerville, NJ 08876

T: 908.393.7300
F: 908.231.1030



Long Island Office


200 Old Country Road, Suite 590
Mineola, NY 11501

T: 516.414.7400
F: 516.294.7325