Kostantinos Mallas

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Kostantinos Mallas currently heads the personal injury department at Georgaklis & Mallas, PLLC. He graduated with honors and received a B.S. in Paralegal Studies from St. John’s University in 1995, and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1998. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1998 and was also admitted to the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of New York in 1999 and the Southern District of New York in 2001. He was an associate attorney at Crasto & Associates PC from 1998 to 2000 and Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo PC from 2000 to 2008. He is a trial lawyer with decades of experience in all types of personal injury matters.

Mr. Mallas has lectured young lawyers on trial techniques for the New York Trial Lawyers Institute and is an active member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers, Hellenic Lawyers Association, Nathan Sobel Kings County Inns of Court, and Bay Ridge Lawyers Association. He has served in leadership roles in many of these organizations including as a member of the board of directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers. He is also an active member of many civic organizations, including the American Hellenic Education Progressive Association, where he served as president of his local chapter and President of the New York State District Scholarship corporation.

Mr. Mallas has been named to the prestigious Metro New York SuperLawyers list consecutively for over a decade from 2011 to 2022, which signifies the honor of being chosen as one of the top 5% of practicing attorneys in New York. Mr. Mallas has been listed numerous times in the New York Law Journal’s highest verdict and settlements editions since 2002 to the present. He has appeared in the New Yorker and New York Times for top verdicts and settlements in the state. Mr. Mallas is a recipient of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 award multiple times. In addition, Mr. Mallas is Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated, the highest peer-review rating an attorney can receive.

Mr. Mallas represented Christopher Peat in Peat v Fordham Hill Owners Corporation, where he achieved at the time the largest affirmed pain and suffering jury verdict in the history of New York State Jurisprudence. The affirmed verdict totaled $18,681,323.19. $16 million was awarded for pain and suffering, with the remaining $2,681,323.19 awarded for past and future medical bills.