Donald P. Blydenburgh is a trial attorney with the firm’s national department and specializes in representing individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer in state and federal courts across the country.
Don has lectured on trial techniques at Brooklyn Law and Seton Hall Law, and recently judged the 2015 Dean Jerome Prince Moot Court Competition held at Brooklyn Law. Don has also guest lectured on civil trial law topics at John Jay College, City University of New York since 2013.
Don has been invited to national conferences where he has presented on trial strategy in asbestos cases. In 2006, he published a legal analysis of inconsistent jury verdicts in products liability cases.
Prior to joining LK, Don litigated labor law cases in New York’s trial and appellate courts. Don also served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, working closely with the current Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and clerked for Hon. Joan M. Azrack of the Eastern District of New York.
Don received his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2005, where he was honored as a Carswell Merit Scholar. While at Brooklyn Law, Don was a Dean’s List recipient, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society’s trial division, the Speaker of the Student Bar Association, and Chapter President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Don graduated from Columbia University in 2001 with a dual Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, and was named the Schwartz Family Merit Scholar for high achievement in academics and athletics.
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