Law Offices of Christopher C. Thaens, PCi

n New York Injury Accident Lawyer in New York


Law Offices of Christopher C. Thaens, PC

A tenacious attorney, Chris has represented clients in courts all over the New York area. Chris is also a skilled negotiator, and has settled many cases to the acclaim and appreciation of his clients.


A graduate of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Brooklyn Law School, Chris founded The Law Offices of Christopher C. Thaens, PC in 2011.

Chris Thaens was selected as a "Rising Star" in 2016 by Super Lawyers, as he was in 2014 and 2015. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, only 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars. 

100 William St. Suite 1901

New York, New York 10038

(212) 742-8400

the practice

Chris Thaens represents people who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, business, government agency, doctor, hospital, nursing home, or other organization. Mr. Thaens personally investigates each case and stays in personal contact with his clients. No attorney fee is collected on any injury case until he obtains a verdict or settlement.


Chris also represents individuals, corporations, or other groups who require aggressive defense and protection of their rights, either in a criminal setting or general litigation.


Chris believes in the full protection of his client's rights, regardless of citizenship. status. nationality, or other unique qualities. His staff is fluent in Spanish [Espanol] and the office provides translators for speakers of all other languages.



Chris proudly served his community as a Hurricane Sandy Mediator, appointedby the American Arbitration Association. Chris has also been appointed a mediator by the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.

Chris truly cares about his clients. All clients are treated with respect. Cases and their components are explained, strategy ideas are discussed with clients. Mr. Thaens makes himself available to his clients to meet or speak as frequently as the client desires. Chris and his professional office staff will see the client through the difficult, often emotional process of litigating a personal injury, medical malpractice, or litigation matter.


Chris Thaens is a proud member of New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association (NYSTLA).


Before starting his own practice, he worked for several years in plaintiff's personal injury, and in medical malpractice defense litigation.

helping you find your way

When you experience an injury, everything can change. With many years of  experience litigating on his clients' behalf, Chris Thaens gives you the confidence to focus on recovering, instead of becoming overwhelmed and worried about your injury or litigation.