The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Suffolk County has selected East Northport resident Marvin Salenger as the honoree for its 22nd Annual Golf Classic. One of the country's premier trial attorneys, Mr. Salenger, who practices personal injury law as a partner at Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro (Woodbury and New York City) has earned a reputation for championing the rights of individuals with physical and other disabilities, both in the courtroom and within the larger society.
Marvin is an exceptionally talented attorney of uncompromising integrity, and has acted as a mentor and inspiration to those around him, said Bob Sack, Mr. Salenger's long time law partner and friend. He has made a career out of representing the underdog.
Professionally, Mr. Salenger was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2011 in the field of personal injury litigation, a distinction he has held consistently since 2006. He has also consistently held a position on the New York Super Lawyers list, was named among Long Island's Ten Leaders in Civil Trial Law, received the New York City Trial Lawyers Association's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award and has earned the highest A-V rating from Martindale-Hubbell. His successes have garnered him appearances on television's Today, Inside Edition and major news programs, as well as coverage in The New York Times, New York Post and Daily News.
Outside the courtroom, Mr. Salenger has most recently served as honoree for Ascent: A School for Individuals with Autism and commits his time and funds to many charitable organizations, including the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN).
With a goal to create life without limits for people with disabilities, UCP Suffolk assists almost 3,500 children and adults with a variety of disabilities and their families annually. Services include early intervention, preschool and school age education, health care, assistive technology, residential programs for children and adults, job training and placement, vocational rehabilitation, adult day programs and individual and family supports. For more information or to contribute, visit www.ucp-suffolk.org.
Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro attorneys have successfully represented victims in all types of personal injury cases including negligence, medical malpractice, accidents and defective products for more than 30 years. Well-respected among peers and clients alike, SSK&B; was named as the Best Litigation Firm on Long Island by Long Island Business News and has consistently been recognized with Martindale-Hubbell's AV-rating, the highest rating available to law firms in New York State. This peer-voted honor identifies firms with preeminent legal ability based on experience, ethical standards, integrity and overall professional excellence. More information on SSK&B; can be obtained at www.sskblaw.com.