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Partner and Attorney Marie Napoli

Marie Napoli


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

Partner and Attorney Hunter J. Shkolnik

Hunter J. Shkolnik


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. He leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for the firm

Partner and Attorney Louise R Caro

Louise R. Caro


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.

Attorney Partner Patrick Haines

Patrick Haines


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.

Partner Joseph Napoli

Joseph Napoli


Mr. Napoli handles serious personal injury cases and is based out of the New York City office.

Attorney James Heisman

James Heisman


Mr. Heisman’s experience includes intellectual property litigation, unfair competition claims, trade secret and employee non-compete cases as well as construction and general business litigation.

Nick Farnolo - Pharmaceutical Litigation Attorney

Nicholas R. Farnolo


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.

Attorney Christopher LoPalo

Christopher R. LoPalo


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.

Partner and Attorney Shayna Sacks

Shayna E. Sacks


Shayna E. Sacks is a Partner in the firm’s Pharmaceutical department. Her practice focuses primarily on mass tort litigation, including pharmaceutical products liability, personal injury, medical device and medical malpractice cases.

Attorney Paul Maslo

Paul B. Maslo


Paul Maslo is a Partner in Napoli Shkolnik’s Class Actions and Commercial Litigation Department. He is also Department Chair.

Partner and Attorney Jennifer Liakos

Jennifer Liakos


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

Napoli Shkolnik Attorneys

Practice Chair Attorney 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.

Christopher Gladd

Christopher Gladd

Senior Associate

Mr. Gladd has developed successful trial strategies and prosecuted personal injury cases on behalf of personal injury victims including auto, commercial premises, construction and Labor Law Section 240 and 241(6) cases.

Attorney Melissa A. Agnetti

Melissa A. Agnetti


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

Attorney Salvatore Badala

Salvatore C. Badala


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

Attorney Tammy Barcenilla

Tammy C. Barcenilla


Ms. Barcenilla is involved in representing victims of asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma and lung cancer.

Attorney Brett Bustamante

Brett S. Bustamante


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

Attorney Clay Carroll

Clay B. Carroll


Clay Carroll represents clients in cases involving product liability, asbestos litigation, premises liability, trial law, and wrongful death.

Joe Ciaccio Personal Injury Attorney

Joseph L. Ciaccio


Mr. Ciaccio is an associate in the firm’s personal injury department with a primary focus on medical malpractice litigation.

Attorney Randa Farid Ezzat

Randa Farid Ezzat


Randa Farid Ezzat is an associate in the firm’s Asbestos Litigation Department, representing victims of asbestos related diseases in all stages of litigation.

Jaquay Felix- Personal Injury Attorney

Jaquay B. Felix


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.

Attorney Bethany Gasperin

Bethany Gasperin


Ms. Gasperin is an asbestos litigation associate working out of the Edwardsville, Illinois office.

Attorney Kristina Georgiou

Kristina Georgiou


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

Attorney Robert Gitelman

Robert Gitelman


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

Vinny Gonzalez- Personal Injury Attorney

Vincent L. Gonzalez


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

Attorney Lindsey Harriman

Lindsey Harriman


Ms. Harriman focuses her practice primarily on personal injury and medical malpractice litigation.

Attorney James Henning

James D. Henning


James D. Henning is an associate in the firm’s Civil Rights Violations and Wrongful Convictions Department.

Attorney Eric Jackstadt

Eric D. Jackstadt


Over the past 10 years, Mr. Jackstadt has been involved in asbestos personal injury litigation where he has applied his skills in the area of liability discovery, motion practice and docket management.

Jed Kirsch- Personal Injury Attorney

Jed Kirsch


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


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

Patrick Lanciotti Environmental Attorney

Patrick J. Lanciotti


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

Aaron R Modiano

Aaron R. Modiano


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

Samuel J. Moorhead


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

Spence Packer

Spence G. Packer


Mr. Packer is an asbestos litigation attorney working out of the Melville, Long Island office.

Attorney Ashley Pappas

Ashley M. Pappas


Ms. Pappas is an associate in the firm’s Personal Injury Department.

Attorney Phillip Peche

F. Phillip Peche


Air, Land, Sea & Space Trial Lawyer. Lieutenant Colonel (select) US Marines Reserve.


Thomas W. Raleigh


Mr. Raleigh is an associate in the Environmental Litigation Department based out of the Melville office.

Attorney Staesha O Rath

Staesha O. Rath


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.

Attorney Rachel Shkolnik

Rachel L. Shkolnik


Ms. Shkolnik is an associate with the firm.

Attorney Wilson Sikes

Wilson D. Sikes


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

Attorney Kardon Stolzman

Kardon A. Stolzman


As part of the Asbestos Department, Mr. Stolzman has worked on a wide variety of asbestos cases including exposures from ships, oil fields and refineries, airplanes, railroads, boilers, construction, electrical work, automotive repair, industrial facilities, powerhouses, steel mills and many more.

Steve Berman

W. Steven Berman


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

Attorney Dana M Whitfield

Dana M. Whitfield


Ms. Whitfield’s practice area is concentrated in negligence issues involving automobile, premises and slip and fall accidents.

Of Counsel

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.

Attorney Gerald Kaiser

Gerald Kaiser

Of Counsel

Gerald Kaiser has been an attorney for over 30 year with a wide range of experience in all types of personal injury matters, including Labor Law, Municipal Liability, Product Liability and Pharmaceutical Litigation.

Attorney Justin Heim

Justin R. Heim

Of Counsel

Justin Heim is Of Counsel to the firm.

Your Legal Team

At Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, we are proud of the New York attorneys who compose our legal team. As a nationally known law firm, we have been involved in landmark settlements and verdicts and have displayed a tireless dedication to helping our clients to achieve their just outcome. Below, you will see the personal injury and trial lawyers who work at our firm and who have made this possible, including partners, general counsel, associates and more.

To get to know us and to learn more about our outstanding legal team, please read 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.

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