Attorneys Profiles

Charles E. Finberg

Position: Of Counsel

Address: Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
125 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004

Phone: (212) 471-8491

Fax: (212) 344-3333



Charles E. Finberg specializes in complex civil litigation, and particularly supervision of and direct handling of defense of asbestos personal injury claims, as well as products liability, personal injury defense, excess insurance coverage, mass tort litigation, and commercial litigation. He has tried cases involving a variety of product liability claims, in several states, on behalf of major corporate defendants. He has served as national supervising counsel regarding product liability litigation in jurisdictions across the United States. He has also served as regional counsel, and local trial counsel, for several product liability defendants.

Mr. Finberg has lectured and taught on civil procedure issues, litigation strategy and asbestos defense. He has had a previous career in trade book publishing. He served as a Clerk of Court in the Vermont District Court system, in 1980-81, and he served as a special counsel to the Judicial Conduct Board of Vermont, in 1991-92. He was a Law Clerk, to Hon. Ernest W. Gibson III, of the Vermont Supreme Court in 1984-85. He is a graduate of Harvard College, cum laude, and Cornell Law School, cum laude. He served as an Associate Editor of the Cornell Law Review.

He was admitted to practice in the State of Vermont in 1984, in the State of California in 1992, and in the District of Columbia in 2002. He was also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Vermont, in 1986; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1992, Eastern District of California, 1993, and U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, in 1991, and 9th Circuit, in 1993.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York.

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