Randolph D. Janis

New York medical malpractice lawyer Randolph D. Janis has dedicated his legal career to zealously and aggressively advocating for victims of medical malpractice. Mr. Janis received his undergraduate degree in Archaeology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and speaks fluent Hebrew. 

In April 2015, Randolph Janis became a Partner of the firm.  

During a law school internship with the Honorable Jerome C. Gorski, New York State Supreme Court Judge, County of Erie, Mr. Janis was exposed to a medical malpractice trial which directed him to his professional niche. Thereafter, and while still studying as a full-time law student, Mr. Janis worked as a law clerk for a five attorney Buffalo firm specializing in medical malpractice.

Since his admission to the New York State Bar in 2000, Mr. Janis has devoted his legal career virtually exclusively to representing clients injured by acts of gross medical malpractice. Some of the cases he has handled include cases of catastrophic birth injuries, severe and disabling brain injuries, Erb’s palsy, delayed diagnosis of cancer, spinal cord injuries, surgical errors and improper prescriptions.

Mr. Janis has extensive experience in all stages of litigating complicated medical malpractice cases, and as is the nature of our practice at Douglas & London, P.C., he has experience in taking both medical malpractice and personal injury cases to trial and verdict. 

Mr. Janis has additionally represented Plaintiffs in catastrophic injury Products Liability cases.

He has also represented Plaintiffs nationwide in Mass Tort related litigations.   

He is admitted to practice in all the Courts of the State of New York as well as the Federal Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Mr. Janis has been admitted, on a Pro Hac Vice status, in numerous states. Mr. Janis has also been admitted to the United States Court of Federal Claims, Vaccine Court.

Randolph Janis is a member of the American Association of Justice (f/k/a ATLA), the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association (NYSTLA) and the New York City Trial Lawyers Association. While he now makes New York City his home, he has also lived in Southeast Asia and speaks rudimentary Thai.

In 2019 Randolph and his then 11-year-old son created A Little Kit of Kindness an IRS 501(c)(3) charity under the sponsorship of Social Good Fund.

A Little Kit of Kindness distributes quality Care Kits to homeless shelters and soup kitchens in New York City. The organization was selected by Bombas socks as a Bombas Giving Partner thereby allowing A Little Kit of Kindness to distribute thousands of pairs of socks annually to the homeless community in New York City; in addition to other quality goods placed within the Care Kits.  

In January 2020 Randolph became a 200hr Yoga Alliance certified Yoga instructor. 

For nearly a decade Randolph was on the Board of Directors of one of Queen’s largest residential coops.  

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