One of seven children, Bob was born in New York City, raised on Long Island and graduated from Valley Stream North High School in 1976, the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1980 and Pace University School of Law in 1983. He is admitted to practice in New York State and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. During law school.
Mr. Betz worked at D’Amato & Lynch and began his legal career at that firm upon graduation from law school. It was at D’Amato & Lynch, after a short stint working on behalf of Directors and Officers liability carriers, that Mr. Betz was exposed to and became involved in the representation of health care providers. Mt. Betz joined Furey, Furey, Leverage & Darlington in 2017.
Mr. Betz has achieved success with regard to general liability and professional liability cases via dispositive motion practice and has tried numerous general liability and professional liability cases to verdict on behalf of hospitals and physicians during his career. He remains enthusiastic and committed to professional liability defense. Mr. Betz also has experience in criminal matters, real estate transactions and Surrogate’s Court practice.
He enjoys traveling around Long Island on his motorcycle in his free time.