A tough and
trial attorney.

Ray Panek, Esq.

Founding Partner


Yeshiva University
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
Haverford College, B.A.


New York
– U.S. District Court
Eastern District of New York
– U.S. District Court Southern
District of New York


The National Trial Lawyers
– Top 40 Under 40
SuperLawyers – Rising Stars

A tough and
trial attorney.

The son of a Brooklyn construction worker and a born and raised product of the same borough, Ray possesses the toughness and ambition Kings County is known for. The law firm of Elefterakis & Elefterakis became Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek as Ray transitioned from a talented and talked about young trial attorney to one of the most highly regarded trial attorneys in New York City and partner in the firm.

Ray takes great care to protect the Courtroom track record of Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek, and handles only those cases where clients have been the most severely injured and insurance companies refuse to offer fair compensation to settle these claims. Ray prides himself on being able to assist juries in uncovering the truth, so that each case is ensured a just result, decided by members of the plaintiff’s community.

Ray has distinguished himself by obtaining outstanding results for the injured, including multiple millions of dollars in jury verdicts and mid-trial settlements from insurance companies who wisely take note of his ability to clearly present evidence to juries. Ray also has an outstanding reputation in the legal community and has been invited by New York Supreme Court justices to give lectures to other trial attorneys on courtroom techniques and trial presentation.

Ray was recently named by The National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 40 National Trial Lawyers Under the Age of 40, a prestigious honor made all the more impressive by the fact that Ray was under the age of 30 at the time of his selection.

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