Zarah Levin-Fragasso has been an associate attorney at The Lanier Law Firm since January 2013. Her practice focuses on pharmaceutical and medical device as well as product liability litigation. Ms. Levin-Fragasso was named a Super Lawyers™ Rising Star from 2017 to 2020 in the New York Metro area for her work in product liability litigation at The Lanier Law Firm. In 2020 she was named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, one of the most respected guides to the legal profession.
Ms. Levin-Fragasso proudly fights for clients who have been harmed by corporate negligence and other wrongful conduct. In this capacity, she has worked on various federal mass tort and state multicounty litigations.
Ms. Levin-Fragasso began college at sixteen years of age through Bard High School Early College. She completed her undergraduate work at Bard College in 2005, earning her B.A. at twenty years of age. She received her J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in 2011, where she served as an Associate Editor on the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy and was a two-time Students for Public Interest Law (“SPIL”) stipend recipient. During her law school career, Ms. Levin-Fragasso tried a bench and jury trial on behalf of indigent criminal defendants, therefore arguing cases against seasoned United States Attorneys. Prior to joining The Lanier Law Firm, Ms. Levin-Fragasso interned with a nonprofit organization that focused on indigent eviction prevention, second-chaired two trials, and taught special education in the South and West Bronx as a 2012 New York City Teaching Fellow.
Ms. Levin-Fragasso is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. A dedicated human rights advocate, Ms. Levin-Fragasso is a member of the American Association for Justice and the New York City Bar Association, where she chaired The Special Committee on Drugs and the Law from 2015-2018. Through her work at the New York City Bar Association, Ms. Levin-Fragasso stewarded the publication of, and co-authored, a report on human rights and the world drug problem, titled “Charting a Wiser Course: Human Rights and the World Drug Problem,” which was released at a United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem in April 2016. In October 2017, Ms. Levin-Fragasso served as faculty for an ABA Webinar regarding the use of civil commitment laws as a means to address America’s opioid epidemic.
When she is not advocating for her clients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, singing, cooking, exercising, writing, traveling, and rooting for the New York Yankees.