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Hunter Jay Shkolnik

Hunter Jay Shkolnik

Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
  • Products Liability, Personal Injury, Environmental Law...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

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. 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 Actions topics such as Ethics of Mass Tort Settlements, Lone Pine, State Federal Coordination and Preemption and on multiple occasions, on science related to various pharmaceuticals.

Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D.
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Professional Experience
Partner
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Sikkelee: A Victory for Plaintiffs and its Implication for Aviation Product Liability Claims
AAJ Aviation Law Newsletter
Danger in the Ring
Vanity Fair
Divided They Fall: Concepcion's Effect on Consumer and Employee Claims
NYSTLA
Speaking Engagements
Fantasy Sports, Volkswagen, Porsche and Pharmaceutical Litgation
HarrisMartin Conference
Uber and the Sharing Economy: Law, Ethics and Policy, Pennsylvania
Temple University School of Business
Hot Topics and Trends in Litigation
American Association for Justice
The Impact of Daimler and BMS Plavix, Mass Tort And Class Action Litigation, California
HarrisMartin
Flint Water Crisis: Get in the Know about Lead Poisoning and How It's Litigated
HarrisMartin
Awards
Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
Aviation Trial Lawyers – Top 10
The National Trial Lawyers
New York Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2006-2017
Professional Associations
American Association of Justice
Co-Chair
Current
Activities: The Actos Bladder Cancer Litigation Group
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New York State Trial Lawyers
Board of Directors
Current
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Nassau County Bar Association
Past Vice-Chairman
Current
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American Association of Justice
Past Vice-Chairman
Current
Activities: Healthcare Finance Litigation Group
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American Association of Justice
Past Vice-Chairman
Current
Activities: Orthopedic Implant Litigation Group
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American Association of Justice
Past Chairman
Current
Activities: Health Breast Cancer Litigation Group
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American Association of Justice
Co-Chair
Current
Activities: Health Heart Device Litigation Group
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New York State Bar # 2031458
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Environmental Law
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Opioid Crisis
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Aviation Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Napoli Shkolnik Website
Blog
Napoli Shkolnik Blog
Contact & Map
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
360 Lexington Ave
11th Floor
New York, NY 10017
USA
Toll-Free: (844) 230-7676
Telephone: (212) 397-1000