Our Team


Howard Essner, co-founder of Essner and Kobin, LLP, has been successfully representing those injured by negligence and medical malpractice for over 20 years. He is among the best trial lawyers in New York and has won multiple clients verdicts and/or settlements in excess of $10,000,000. Money will never fix a catastrophic injury, but Howard loves what he does because he has the ability to make his clients’ lives just a little bit better.

Howard is the proud father of three, a graduate of Syracuse University, a licensed New York attorney, a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the New York State Bar Association, and a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers.


Jason Kobin, a co-founder of Essner and Kobin, LLP, has been practicing law in New York for over 12 years. Jason specializes in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, and he has repeatedly obtained multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. Jason is an aggressive but practical litigator who always considers what is in the best interest of his injured client when making a strategic decision. Jason’s number one goal is to obtain the best possible results for his clients.

Jason is a proud father of two, a graduate of the State University at Albany, and a graduate of New York Law School where he graduated at the top of his class.



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