We are a national law firm set on delivering justice for victims of injuries, ranging from slip & falls to medical malpractice and more.
Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC is a plaintiff’s personal injury litigation firm based in Manhattan, New York, with additional offices throughout the United States. Practice areas encompass vehicle and subway accidents, boating and aviation accidents, pharmaceutical litigation, catastrophic injuries, premises liability such as inadequate security and slip/trip and fall, sexual assault injuries, medical malpractice, environmental litigation, mesothelioma, workers’ compensation, civil rights violations, wrongful death, Social Security Disability claims and appeals, and class action and commercial litigation.
The legal team is comprised of partners, general counsel, associates, and others who attentively persist to achieve the best possible outcomes. The firm has been involved in landmarks settlements and verdicts in state and federal courts, and represented families of World Trade Center victims.
Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC is committed to individualized service, along with a readiness to take on the most formidable opponents in the pursuit of justice and financial compensation. With highly skilled and knowledgeable representation, they ensure clients’ rights are protected and zealously advocate for their best interests.
Marie has been an attorney for over 25 years. She has experience handling personal injury, medical malpractice litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, employment discrimination, civil rights, and mass tort 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. She has worked for the New York Appellate Division, 2nd Department and has taught CLE courses on Tort and Civil Procedure at St. John’s University School of Law.
As a founding partner of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, Marie was involved in many depositions and has tried multiple cases to verdict. As a skilled and determined attorney who is well-versed in numerous litigation fields, Marie understands the breadth of the legal issues that particularly affect women injured by pharmaceutical and other defective products.
Hunter J. Shkolnik is an esteemed and dedicated attorney who focuses on the trials of significant personal injury cases, primarily in the area of drug, automobile, aviation-related, and heavy truck product liability litigation.
He leads the discovery and trial teams of various mass tort pharmaceutical and medical device litigations for the Napoli Shkolnik PLLC law firm. He is also active in managing national litigation and plaintiff litigation groups including the American Association of Justice’s Actos Litigation Group.
He is currently serving as a chairman, leader, or court-appointed representative on Plaintiff Steering Committees in various drug and other mass torts. Additionally, Mr. Shkolnik has also held officer positions in the New York State Trial Lawyers, Nassau County Bar Association and Committee Chair positions in ATLA Health Care Finance Litigation Group, Orthopedic Implant Litigation Group, AAJ Breast Cancer Litigation Group, Co-Chair AAJ Heart Device Litigation Group, and the Chair of the Medtronic ICD and CRTD Litigation Sub Group.
Mr. Shkolnik has also lectured and organized seminars on issues involving Guidant, Medtronic, and St. Jude pacemakers; ICD and lead wire recall science and litigation; cardiac device product liability litigation; class action topics such as Ethics of Mass Tort Settlements, Lone Pine, State Federal Coordination and Preemption; and has — on multiple occasions — lectured on the science related to various pharmaceuticals.
Paul J. Napoli is nationally known as a tenacious advocate for his clients’ rights in courts around the country, where he consistently achieves results in the multiple millions of dollars for injured plaintiffs.
Paul J. Napoli is a nationally renowned personal injury, medical malpractice, and mass tort litigation attorney with more than 25 years’ experience in the field. He aggressively defends the rights of his clients in courtrooms throughout the country, fighting to ensure they get the maximum amount of compensation they deserve. Trusted by those he represents and respected by his colleagues in the legal field, he has a well-earned reputation for integrity and honesty, and a dedication to ensuring justice is served. He is well known for consistently achieving jury awards and settlements involving multiple millions of dollars for plaintiffs, and he brings his particular brand of excellence, his high powered legal skill, and his tenacious approach work on behalf of clients at Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, where he has led the legal team in a number of breakthrough legal cases.
He has been named in New York Super Lawyers® each year since 2007, and in 2010, was named as one of the top 100 lawyers in the New York Metropolitan area.