Paul J. Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik Honored by Best Lawyers in America®
Nicholas R. Farnolo, Shayna E. Sacks, and Christopher L. Schnieders Also Recognized
Best Lawyers in America® has honored five attorneys at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC as Best Lawyers in the areas of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, Product Liability – Plaintiffs, and Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. Best Lawyers in America® selects its honorees based on peer voting, recognizing attorneys whose quality of work and ethical standards earn them the respect of their colleagues.
Napoli Shkolnik is a nationally recognized law firm that has built an impressive track record by bringing a client-focused approach to complex, often large-scale litigation, largely in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical malpractice, environmental law, personal injury, and product liability. Headquartered in New York, the firm has additional offices across the United States, affording the resources and reach to effectively pursue difficult cases and win favorable outcomes for its clients.
Paul J. Napoli, Of Counsel to Napoli Shkolnik, has focused on mass tort litigation for most of his 25-year professional career, obtaining significant settlements for his clients. Along with civil rights attorney Ben Crump, Mr. Napoli is currently leading a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, alleging that the company targeted women of color in its marketing of potentially unsafe products. A tireless advocate for discriminatory issues, Mr. Napoli recently published The Price of Profiling, an article to raise awareness about racially biased marketing.
Hunter J. Shkolnik is a distinguished attorney who leads discovery and trial teams on mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigation for the firm, and who concentrates on significant personal injury cases in the area of drug, automobile, aviation, and heavy truck product liability. He is currently Counsel for Nassau County, in the New York Opioid Jury Trial, where the state of New York along with Long Island counties has brought legal action against some of the largest opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Nicholas R. Farnolo primarily works on product liability litigation, handling all phases of significant civil actions from intake to settlement or trial. He has successfully represented numerous clients in the areas of mass tort, class action, mechanical product liability, aviation, and commercial and personal injury.
Shayna E. Sacks handles mass tort litigation in the areas of pharmaceutical products liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, and medical device liability cases. She has amassed extensive experience in pharmaceutical malpractice litigation, serving in key plaintiffs’ roles on landmark cases.
Christopher L. Schnieders’ emphasis is in complex pharmaceutical and medical device actions, professional liability suits, and personal injury litigation. He has worked extensively on nationally recognized pharmaceutical and medical device cases, including Paxil, Prozac, Transvaginal Mesh, Celebrex, and Yaz.