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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 and  Hunter Shkolnik 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-five 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 attorney, he leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for Napoli Shkolnik PLLC.

Paul J. Napoli

Paul J. Napoli

Partner

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.

Joseph Napoli

Joseph Napoli

Partner

Mr. Napoli handles Personal Injury cases and is based out of the New York City office.

Patrick N. Haines

Patrick N. Haines

Partner

Patrick Haines is the managing attorney for the Firm’s offices in Edwardsville, Illinois as well as in Austin, Texas. He is licensed to practice in Texas and oversees the firm’s asbestos litigation.

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.

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.

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.

Christopher L. Schnieders

Christopher L. Schnieders

Partner

Mr. Schnieders is a partner in the Pharmaceutical Litigation Department.

Robert Gitelman

Robert Gitelman

Partner

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

Salvatore C. Badala

Salvatore C. Badala

Partner and General Counsel

Mr. Badala is the firm’s General Counsel and a partner in the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Department.

Joseph L. Ciaccio

Joseph L. Ciaccio

Partner

Mr. Ciaccio is the Partner in charge of the firm’s Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Litigation Departments.

Christopher Gladd

Christopher Gladd

Partner

Mr. Gladd is Partner in the Personal Injury Department and works on  Asbestos-Related Illnesses cases.

Andrew W. Croner

Andrew W. Croner

Partner

Mr. Croner primarily works on Environmental Litigation

Hank Naughton

Hank Naughton

Partner

Hank is Executive Director of our Veterans Advocacy Project and Managing Partner of the Public Client Practice Group.

Chun Ho Chung

Chun Ho Chung

Partner

Mr. Chung is a Partner in the Personal Injury department.

David W. deBruin

David W. deBruin

Partner

David deBruin is the Managing Partner of the Delaware office.

Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys

Heather M. Palmore

Heather M. Palmore

Chief Trial Counsel

Ms. Palmore is Chief Trial Counsel for the firm.

Selma Moy

Selma Moy

Department Head

Ms. Moy is a Department Head in the Manhattan office.

Wendy A. Mitchell

Wendy A. Mitchell

Senior Associate

Ms. Mitchell focuses her practice on the opioid crisis and pharmaceutical litigation.

Patrick J. Lanciotti

Patrick J. Lanciotti

Senior Associate

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

Brett S. Bustamante

Brett S. Bustamante

Associate

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

Nicole A. Emanuele

Nicole A. Emanuele

Associate

Ms. Emanuele is an Associate in the Medical Malpractice litigation 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.

Jesus Fernandez

Jesus Fernandez

Associate

Mr. Fernandez works in the Complex Commercial Litigation and Pharmaceutial Litigation Departments.

Maria Fleming

Maria Fleming

Associate

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

Tia Garcia

Tia Garcia

Associate

Ms. Garcia is an associate in the Personal Injury 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.

Nicholas Mindicino

Nicholas Mindicino

Associate

Mr. Mindicino is an associate in the Environmental Litigation Department.

Austin Riba

Austin Riba

Associate

Mr. Riba is an associate in the Illinois office.

Rachel L. Shkolnik

Rachel L. Shkolnik

Associate

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

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.

Jeremy Ashton

Jeremy Ashton

Law Clerk

Mr. Ashton is a law clerk in the Personal Injury department.

Of Counsel

Hill Harper

Hill Harper

Executive Director

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

Stephen Holihan

Stephen Holihan

Of Counsel

Mr. Holihan is Of Counsel to the firm and a retired FDNY firefighter.

Jodi Klockenga

Jodi Klockenga

Of Counsel

Ms. Klockenga is Of Counsel to the firm.

Stephen J. Acquario

Stephen J. Acquario

Of Counsel

Mr. Acquario is Of Counsel to the firm, focusing on governmental affair matters.

John David Simpson

John David Simpson

Of Counsel

Mr. Simpson is Of Counsel to the firm.

Xinfang Zhang

Xinfang Zhang

Senior Community Liaison

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