Dmitriy  Chernyy

Dmitriy Chernyy



Practice Groups

Dmitriy Chernyy’s practice focuses on defending clients in a wide range of liability claims in both state and federal court, with a particular emphasis in the areas of general liability litigation, labor law litigation, and toxic tort litigation.  He has represented a wide range of corporate, municipal, and individual defendants in a variety of civil litigation matters, including municipal law, insurance law, mass tort, premises liability, negligence, dram shop, and product liability claims.  

Dmitriy has experience handling high-exposure toxic torts cases in state and federal courts against asbestos exposure claims.  He previously obtained a defense verdict in a three-week jury trial involving an asbestos-related personal injury.  His toxic tort experience includes representation of manufacturers of gaskets, valves, pumps, boilers, furnaces, brakes, clutches, motor vehicles, motorcycles, heavy construction equipment, building materials (joint compound, drywall, ceiling/floor tile, duct connectors), and mechanical equipment. He has also represented premises owners, distributors, retailers, and contractors.

During law school at Syracuse University College of Law, he was a member of its Moot Court Honor Society and an advocate of the school's National Trial Team, which he coached after graduation. Dmitriy was also an intern at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, where he drafted consent orders, compliance schedules, and legal memoranda for cases involving violations of the state’s environmental statutes, and worked with engineers to develop legal strategy for remediation of polluted worksites.

Dmitriy was the New York State Regional Champion and a national finalist in the American Association for Justice’s Trial Competition in 2013. He also won the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers’ Excellence in Advocacy and Evidence Award in 2013, and the Best Coach Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Trial Lawyers Section in 2014.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
Admitted to Practice
  • New York 
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • Russian
  • French (conversational)
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of Rhode Island, B.S., cum laude, 2009