Rick J. Lasher, Esq., New York Lawyer

Rick J. Lasher, Esq.

Mr. Lasher’s knowledge and trial experience is respected and wide- ranging. He has represented clients in all types of personal injury actions including motor vehicle accidents, trip/slip and falls, medical malpractice, construction accidents and products liability and has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and trial verdicts for his clients.

Mr. Lasher is a member of The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, The Brain Injury Association of New York State, The New York City Spinal Cord Injury Association, New York State Bar Association, Queens County Bar Association and Kings County Bar Association.


Rick J. Lasher was admitted to the New York Bar in 2012 and has handled cases in all of the boroughs of New York City as well as in Suffolk, Nassau, Westchester and Putnam counties.

Mr. Lasher, born and raised in Dix Hills, New York, obtained his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 2011 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Law from Binghamton University.

Before joining Buitrago & Associates, Mr. Lasher was a Trial Associate at Dankner Milstein, a well-known personal injury law firm located in Manhattan. Prior to that, he held a position at the Queens County District Attorney’s office and advocated for worker’s unemployment benefits in law school even prior to being admitted to practice law.


Able to communicate in Spanish

Areas of Practice

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Trip/slip and Falls
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Accidents
  • Products Liability

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • New York State trial Lawyers Association
  • The Brain Injury Association of New York State
  • The New York City Spinal Cord Injury Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Queens County Bar Association
  • Kings County Bar Association

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