Evan B. Feuerstein joined the law firm of Kelly, Rode & Kelly, LLP in December 2016 and became an associate attorney upon his admission to the New York State Bar in early 2017. Mr. Feuerstein handles matters in the firm’s general liability practice, focusing on the defense of negligence lawsuits involving automobile accidents, premises liability, and property damage.
Mr. Feuerstein was born and raised on Long Island and was named one of New York Lottery’s Leaders of Tomorrow in 2008.
Mr. Feuerstein graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Public Policy Focus in 2012. While at GW, he worked to help tutor underprivileged elementary school students in math and English.
Mr. Feuerstein earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2016. While at St. John’s, Mr. Feuerstein discovered his passion for litigation and excelled as part of the Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute (PTAI). Mr. Feuerstein competed on behalf of St. John’s at mock trial competitions across the country including reaching the National semifinals at the ABA Criminal Justice Mock Trial Competition in Chicago, Illinois and the National quarterfinals at the American Association for Justice Student Mock Trial Competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Feuerstein also won Best Cross Examination at the Joseph J. Kelly Invitational Trial Competition hosted by Fordham University School of Law.
While attending law school, Mr. Feuerstein was also a staff member of the New York Real Property Law Journal and worked as an intern for the Hon. Peter J. Kelly and the Queens County Surrogate’s Court. He also held internships with the in-house legal department for one of the largest public school districts on Long Island and law firms specializing in personal injury litigation, commercial and securities litigation, and real estate litigation throughout the New York City metropolitan area.
Mr. Feuerstein lives with his family in the Five Towns. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys watching sports, reading non-fiction, and old movies. He has seen every Academy Award winning Best Picture since 1964.