Office Location

99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
T 212.286.8585
F 212.490.8966

Areas of Practice

Medical Liability Defense

Products Liability & Mass Tort

Appellate Practice

Healthcare & Risk Management


Albany Law School of Union University: JD, 1977
St. John’s University: BA: Magna Cum Laude, 1974

Bar Admissions

New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Western District of New York

Charles L. Bach, Jr.


A founding member of HPM&B, Mr. Bach has successfully defended hundreds of complex, high exposure lawsuits on behalf of the nation’s most prestigious academic medical centers, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition to trying dozens of cases to verdict, Mr. Bach has successfully argued appeals to the United States Court of Appeals, the New York State Court of Appeals and the Appellate Divisions of New York State Supreme Court. With his experience as a trial lawyer and his training as an appellate attorney, Mr. Bach offers unique analytical insight to his clients.

Mr. Bach has lectured extensively to national and local physician organizations. He has been recognized by his peers as one of the “The Best Lawyers in America” and a “Super Lawyer” for many years. Mr. Bach has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, that publication’s top distinction.

Upon graduation from the Albany Law School of Union University in 1977, where he was an editor of the Albany Law Review, Mr. Bach served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the District Attorney of Bronx County.

Verdicts & Cases

Administrative Hearing Victory

  Charles Bach and Tom Grove recently prevailed at an...

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HPM&B Blocks Foreign Co-Defendants's Attempt to Evade Liability Under New York's Long-Arm Statute

On behalf of a major medical institution, HPM&B’s Charles L. Bach,...

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HPMB's Motion to Dismiss Nine of Ten Causes of Action Granted in Commercial Litigation Lawsuit


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Defense Verdict in New York County Medical Malpractice Action

After a three-week trial, a unanimous New York County jury rendered a defense verdict in favor of five board-certified neonatologists affiliated with a premier New York City academic medical center.  Plaintiffs claimed...

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Defense Verdict in Queens County Medical Malpractice Action

A Queens County jury determined that a board-certified otolaryngologist/head and neck surgeon met the standard of care when he treated a patient with recurrent olfactory neuroblastoma. This rare cancer of the sinus had recurred in this patient on...

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$10 Million Medical Malpractice Action In Queens County Discontinued After Plaintiff's Experts Were Subjected To Preclusion Under Frye/Parker

Plaintiffs alleged that a now 12-year-old boy suffered a severe right hemiparesis, cognitive delays and impaired speech as a result of labor mismanagement.  On behalf of HPM&B’s clients, a major academic medical center and several maternal...

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Defense Verdict In The Southern District Of New York

On May 3, 2017, after an emotional trial in federal court involving the alleged wrongful death of a 31-year-old mother of four, a jury delivered a unanimous verdict in favor of two defendant obstetricians represented by HPM&B partners Chuck Bach...

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Defense Verdict in New York County

On November 9, 2015, Charles L. Bach, Jr. obtained a unanimous defendant’s verdict in New York County in a medical malpractice case brought against our client, a national leader in neurological surgery.Plaintiff alleged that our client...

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Defense Verdict in Kings County

On October 6, 2004, in a Brooklyn courtroom, Charles L. Bach obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a a Manhattan hospital and its chief of...

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Defense Verdict in New York County

On March 15, 2005, Charles L. Bach obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a Manhattan plastic surgeon against whom plaintiff sought $2 million in damages. Plaintiff, a 64-year-old woman,...

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