Meet Justin Varughese

Attorney Justin Varughese | | Leitner Varughese Warywoda

Attorney Justin Varughese is recognized as one of the top trial attorneys nationally, consistently selected to the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, SuperLawyers, American Academy of Trial Attorneys Premier 100, America’s Top 100 Attorneys and Rue Ratings Best Attorneys in America, and Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer, to name a few.

Prior to founding Leitner Varughese Law, Mr. Varughese was a senior trial attorney at a national law firm. Prior to his success at this national law firm, Mr. Varughese spent seven years at a high volume plaintiff’s law firm where he obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients in a vast array of general case types.

News Appearances

Mr. Varughese is routinely called upon to handle high-profile and newsworthy cases, many of which have been televised or reported on in national and regional news and media outlets, including, the New York Post, New York Times, Channel 7 Eyewitness News, CBS News, Newsday, and Newsweek, amongst others.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Super Lawyers
  • American Academy of Trial Attorneys Premier 100 (invitation)
  • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America (invitation)
  • American Bar Association

Educational Background

Mr. Varughese obtained his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, where he received a full scholarship and was a member of the Moot Court. He obtained a double B.A. from the University of Maryland in Government & Politics and Criminal Justice

When not in the courtroom, Mr. Varughese enjoys playing the drums and spending time with his family. Mr. Varughese is a dedicated leader and serves his community in many different roles, including as President of the Commack School District Board of Education, one of the largest and highest-rated school districts in New York, and a Teaching Pastor at his church.