Law Offices of Peter C. Merani P.C.
Attorneys at Law
1001 Avenue of the Americas Suite 1800
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-629-9690


Firm Overview


The firm provides counsel to several insurance companies, corporate clients, public authorities as well as private clients.

No-Fault Insurance Law

The Firm concentrates in No-Fault Insurance Defense work. The firm has successfully defended thousands of lawsuits and arbitration claims on behalf of Insurers in the No-fault Insurance field. The firm is experienced with handling all aspects of such litigation including jury verdicts, bench verdicts, motion practice, vacating defaults judgments, depositions, examination under oaths, appeals, master appeals, Article 75 proceedings, coverage claims, bad faith claims, fraudulent claims and Business Corporate Law deceptive practice claims. The firm is experienced in litigating matters involving insurers and self insurers, loss transfer claims, rental coverage and inter-company arbitration. The firm has successfully handled over 50,000 no-fault matters for insurers. 

General Liability

The firm's general liability work includes contract and commercial disputes, business torts and all aspects of personal injury work including motor vehicle accident claims, trip and fall claims, labor law, lead poisoning claims, uninsured, underinsured, supplementary un/underinsured motorist coverage, property damage, subrogation and ADR claims. The firm has successfully defended many of these claims for insurers and assureds.  

Appellate Practice

The firm handles all appeals within our office, as well as matters handled by other attorneys which are referred to the firm for appellate review.

General Practice

The firm handles matters on behalf of clients involving various general needs such as Estate planning and will drafting; real estate matters; criminal matters; and contract drafting and negotiations. 

Business Law Practice

The firm can assist you in everything from ordinary contract reviews to the most complicated corporate lawsuits.  Our attorneys work with private companies on a broad spectrum of corporate affairs including Incorporation, Shareholder and Member Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions, Employment and Management Agreements, Partner and Shareholder Disputes, Employee Claims and Business litigation.

Commercial Debt Collection Litigation

Our firm practices in the areas of commercial and retail debt collection litigation and the enforcement of creditors' rights. Our debt collection practice involves public authorities, large and small corporations; banks, finance companies, and other lenders; law firms, lawyers, accountants, and other professionals; landlords, co-ops, and condos; and individuals.

Arts and Entertainment Practice

We provide an affordable way to get the entertainment legal services for your film, television, or music project needs. Consult us for any of your needs in Arts and Entertainment Law, Film Financing, Film Distribution Agreements, Film Releases, Film & TV Contracts, Music Contracts, Independent Record Labels, Royalty Auditing, Writers, Visual Artists and Photographers.

International Practice

The firm can focus on the requirements of our clients on a range of international legal matters.  The Firm is uniquely suited to offer effective guidance and support for clients engaged in or seeking to engage in international business.  Where necessary, the firm selects and monitors collaborating counsel and consultants to ensure strong support for all aspects of matters entrusted to it.

 Firms Commitment

The firm is very familiar with the needs and requirements of its clients.  The firm is committed to providing the highest caliber of legal services to clients at an affordable, competitive rate. We pride ourselves on our unique ability to craft innovative legal strategies designed to meet our clients’ needs and goals.  Kindly contact the firm’s managing attorney regarding any inquiries as to the firms daily operations, billing practices or reporting procedures.