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Peter A. Hurwitz began his legal career working with his father, Martin Hurwitz, and became a partner in the Law Firm of Hurwitz and Hurwitz P.C. His father, Martin Hurwitz, established the law firm in 1955. The firm brought decades of experience with a strong commitment of expertise, competence, and the finest legal representation to its clients. Martin Hurwitz practiced law in Rockland County with both a respected and exceptional reputation by his colleagues, clients and courts. Upon retirement, the legacy of his law practice continues today with the Law Office of Peter A. Hurwitz.

Peter A. Hurwitz has spent his legal career concentrating on many areas of civil litigation. His commitment to quality legal services, a thorough understanding of the law, and a personalized approach has brought successful results to his clients. Mr. Hurwitz has litigated many legal matters that has resulted in six and seven figure verdicts for his clients, and has fought hard to insure that his clients receive justice. Many clients of the firm come from referrals from other lawyers and existing clients due to the satisfaction of representation that our clients receive.

 Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Guardianships and Elder law
  • Wills Trusts and Estates
  • Landlord tenant law
  • Vehicle and Traffic law Violations
  • Driving while intoxicated Violations (DWI)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • Appointed Court Examiner in the Ninth Judicial District of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Second Department

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Rockland County Bar Association
  • Vice President of the Jornaleros Project


  • Pace University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1990
  • State University of New York at Oneonta, Bachelor of Science 1982