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At Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, we are proud of the industry-recognized attorneys who make up our legal team. As a nationally known litigation firm, we have been involved in numerous landmark settlements and verdicts and consistently display a tireless dedication to helping our clients to achieve justice. Below, you will see the skilled personal injury, aviation, environmental, civil rights, class action and mass tort, complex business litigation and trial lawyers who work at our firm and who make this possible, including partners, general counsel, associates, and more.

Marie Kaiser Napoli, Hunter Shkolnik, and Paul J. Napoli are nationally renowned attorneys who, along with their knowledgeable colleagues, are ready to fight for your rights. Give us a call today or fill out the consultation form to find out how we can help you.

Get to know our law firm better and learn more about our outstanding legal team by reading through our individual biographies. Then, when you’re ready, please give us a call at (844) 230-7676 or use our online case evaluation form. We look forward to hearing from you.

Napoli Shkolnik Partners

Marie Napoli

Marie Napoli

Partner

Marie Napoli has over twenty-three years of experience with personal injury, medical malpractice, mass tort, and complex litigation matters. Marie earned her J.D. from St. John’s University Law School and her L.L.M. degree from New York University (NYU) School of Law.

 

Hunter J. Shkolnik

Hunter J. Shkolnik

Partner

Hunter J. Shkolnik concentrates his area of practice to the trial of significant personal injury cases primarily in the area of drug, automobile, heavy truck, and aviation-related product liability actions. As an esteemed personal injury attorney, he leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for Napoli Shkolnik PLLC.

Louise R. Caro

Louise R. Caro

Partner

Ms. Caro is the Managing Partner for the Florida office where her practice focuses on plaintiff’s mass tort litigation, concentrating on helping people harmed by exposure to hazardous soil, water and air contaminants.

Patrick Haines

Patrick Haines

Partner

Patrick Haines is the managing attorney for the Firm’s offices in Edwardsville, Illinois as well as in Austin, Texas. For the past twenty years his practice has focused on helping the victims of asbestos and other toxic substances obtain compensation for their injuries.

Joseph Napoli

Joseph Napoli

Partner

Mr. Napoli handles environmental contamination cases and is based out of the New York City office.

Christopher R. LoPalo

Christopher R. LoPalo

Partner

Mr. LoPalo’s practice primarily focuses on the litigation of complex mass tort litigations involving products liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, environmental, negligence, and class actions all over the country.

Nicholas R. Farnolo

Nicholas R. Farnolo

Partner

Mr. Farnolo has represented a variety of local, national and international clients in Mass Tort, Class Action, Mechanical Product Liability, Aviation, Commercial and Personal Injury matters.

Shayna E. Sacks

Shayna E. Sacks

Partner

Shayna E. Sacks is a partner in the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Pharmaceutical litigation department. Her personal injury practice focuses primarily on mass tort litigation, including pharmaceutical products liability, personal injury, medical device liability, and medical malpractice cases.

Jennifer R. Liakos

Jennifer R. Liakos

Partner

Jennifer Liakos is a Partner in the firm’s Pharmaceutical Department and is based in the California, office.

Paul B. Maslo

Paul B. Maslo

Partner

Paul Maslo is a partner in Napoli Shkolnik’s Class Actions and Commercial Litigation Department.

Robert Gitelman

Robert Gitelman

Partner

Mr. Gitelman is an integral part of the firm’s Products Liability and Asbestos Departments.

R. Joseph Hrubiec

R. Joseph Hrubiec

Partner

Mr. Hrubiec is a partner in the firm’s Wilmington, DE office.

Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys

Craig Phemister

Craig Phemister

Practice Chair

Mr. Phemister is the Practice Chair for the firm’s Civil Rights Department.

Andrew J. Dressel

Andrew J. Dressel

Senior Associate

Mr. Dressel is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Class Actions Department.

Salvatore C. Badala

Salvatore C. Badala

Senior Associate

Mr. Badala is a senior associate in the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department.

Joseph L. Ciaccio

Joseph L. Ciaccio

Senior Associate

Mr. Ciaccio is a senior associate in the firm’s Personal Injury department with a primary focus on medical malpractice litigation.

Alastair J. M. Findeis

Alastair J. M. Findeis

Senior Associate

Mr. Findeis is a senior associate in the firm’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Department.

Melissa A. Agnetti

Melissa A. Agnetti

Associate

Ms. Agnetti is an associate in the firm’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Department based in the El Segundo, California office.

Brett S. Bustamante

Brett S. Bustamante

Associate

Mr. Bustamante is an associate in the firm’s Aviation and Product Liability Departments.

Chun Ho Chung

Chun Ho Chung

Associate

Mr. Chung is an associate in the Personal Injury department.

Lilia Factor

Lilia Factor

Associate

Ms. Factor is an associate in the Environmental Litigation Department

Jaquay B. Felix

Jaquay B. Felix

Associate

Jaquay B. Felix is an associate in the firm’s Mass Torts Litigation and Probate Departments, primarily focusing his practice on Wills, Estates, Trusts and Personal Injury.

Maria Fleming

Maria Fleming

Associate

Ms. Fleming is an associate in the Complex Litigation Department.

Kristina Georgiou

Kristina Georgiou

Associate

Ms. Georgiou focuses her practice on personal injury law, including premise liability, products liability, labor law, and medical malpractice.

Keith E. Gitman

Keith E. Gitman

Associate

Mr. Gitman is an attorney in the Pharmaceutical Litigation Department.

Vincent L. Gonzalez

Vincent L. Gonzalez

Associate

Mr. Gonzalez manages a widely varied caseload of personal injury cases, including construction site injuries, medical malpractice, products liability, premises and motor vehicle accidents.

Adam Haenel

Adam Haenel

Associate

Mr. Haenel is an associate with the Pharmaceutical Litigation Department.

Jed Kirsch

Jed Kirsch

Associate

Mr. Kirsch is part of the firm’s Personal Injury Department handling all aspects of motor vehicle, Labor Law, premises and municipal litigation.

Tate J. Kunkle

Tate J. Kunkle

Associate

Mr. Kunkle is an associate in the firm’s Environmental Litigation Department.

Patrick J. Lanciotti

Patrick J. Lanciotti

Associate

Patrick Lanciotti works in the environmental litigation and toxic tort department of the firm.

Aaron R. Modiano

Aaron R. Modiano

Associate

Mr. Modiano is an associate in the firm’s Miami, Florida office.

Samuel J. Moorhead

Samuel J. Moorhead

Associate

Mr. Moorhead is a Pharmaceutical Litigator working out of the firm’s California office.

Syreeta DeFrance-Poindexter

Syreeta DeFrance-Poindexter

Associate

Mrs. DeFrance-Poindexter is an associate in the Cleveland, Ohio office.

Staesha O. Rath

Staesha O. Rath

Associate

Staesha O. Rath is an attorney in the firm’s Product Liability, Pharmaceutical Department, fighting for women’s health rights, as well as practicing pharmaceutical products, medical device and medical malpractice litigation.

Rachel L. Shkolnik

Rachel L. Shkolnik

Associate

Rachel L. Shkolnik is an associate in the firm’s Product Liability, Pharmaceutical Department.

Wilson D. Sikes

Wilson D. Sikes

Associate

Wilson Sikes is a committed advocate for his clients, representing the victims of asbestos-related diseases.

Kevin C. Susman

Kevin C. Susman

Associate

Mr. Susman primarily focuses on the Opioid Crisis Litigation.

W. Steven Berman

W. Steven Berman

Associate

Mr. Berman’s practice primarily focuses on the litigation of complex mass tort litigation and class actions all over the country.

Of Counsel

Paul J. Napoli

Paul J. Napoli

Of Counsel

Paul J. Napoli was a Founding Partner at one of the most successful national litigation firms. Paul was appointed by the United States District Court as Co-Liaison Counsel representing more than 11,000 9/11 first responders and other rescue and recovery workers who became ill or were injured during the rescue.

Hill Harper

Hill Harper

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Mr. Harper partners with the firm on many social justice issues.

John David Simpson

John David Simpson

Of Counsel

Mr. Simpson is Of Counsel to the firm.

Justin R. Heim

Justin R. Heim

Of Counsel

Justin Heim is Of Counsel to the firm.

Investigations

Trevelyan Howe

Trevelyan Howe

Director of Investigations

Mr. Howe oversees the firms Investigations Department.

Litigation Support

Shea Shaver

Shea Shaver

Senior Litigation Analyst

Shea Shaver is a Senior Litigation Analyst in Napoli Shkolnik’s Pharmaceutical Litigation Department.

Community Liaison

Sylwia Lesniak

Sylwia Lesniak

Community Marketing Liaison

Ms. Lesniak is a marketing community liaison, working primarily in Polish community.

Xinfang Zhang

Xinfang Zhang

Community Marketing Liaison

Ms. Zhang provides legal services awareness to the Mandarin-speaking community.

Brittany Magloire

Brittany Magloire

Community Marketing Liaison

Ms. Magloire is a marketing community liaison, working primarily in the Haitian community.