A prolific litigator and prominent trial lawyer, with a virtually unparalleled trial and appellate record, Vesselin Mitev, Esq. has had over 35 precedent-setting cases across all areas of the law published in the nation’s most prestigious legal publication, the New York Law Journal.
He has successfully tried cases and conducted hearings at every trial court level in New York (District, County, Family, and Supreme), as well as in the Federal Courts. Mr. Mitev enthusiastically prepares and argues his own appeals, prevailing in the majority of appeals written and argued.
Before joining Ray, Mitev & Associates, LLP, he was bureau chief for the New York Law Journal. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Eastern and Southern Districts of New York as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
A 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Attorney Vesselin Mitev speaks Bulgarian, Russian, and English. His work has been cited in the Journal of Law & Policy; the New York Practice Series; the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review; Patent Law Fundamentals; Florida Coastal Law Review; eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel; Northwestern University Law Review; the Touro Law Review, among others. His cases have been featured in the New York Post, the New York Law Journal, and the Long Island Press, as well as covered by media internationally. He has appeared as a panel member/legal commentator on TV and radio shows, including The Dr. Drew Show. From 2011 to 2013, he wrote an online column for the New York Law Journal called “Past the Bar.”