Howard R. Schatz
Partner/Managing Attorney
Practice Areas
Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Elevator & Escalator Accidents, Mass Tort Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Slip and Fall Accidents

Howard Schatz is a partner and managing attorney of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P., a New York City law firm concentrating almost exclusively in plaintiff’s personal injury matters. He joined the firm in 1991.

Mr. Schatz negotiates settlements and litigates these claims in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, slip/trip and fall, elevator accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, and dangerous drugs. He represents injured clients seeking reasonable compensation for legitimate and sometimes life-altering injuries.

Mr. Schatz was an associate at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling from 1988 to 1991. He received his J.D. in the top 2% of his graduating class and published in the school’s Law Review. He received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science from New York University in 1985.

Mr. Schatz takes great pride in our law firm’s commitment to providing individualized, personal, and detailed attention to each of our clients while vigorously representing their claims for damages in the courts. It is the philosophy of our firm to treat every client with the utmost respect, dignity, and attention. This enables us to reach our goal of attaining the highest possible customer satisfaction leading to word-of-mouth referrals. You can rest assured that client satisfaction is, and always will be, the best advertisement of a lawyer’s success. References are available upon request.

Education
  • 1988, St. John’s University Law School, J.D., Top 2% of Class
  • 1985, New York University, B.A., cum laude
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 1989 New York State Bar, Second Department
  • 1992, New York, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • 1992, New York, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Awards
  • Included in the Super Lawyers®; 2015-2019
  • Professional Associations
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Publications
  • Note, The Characterization of Repurchase Agreements in the Context of the Federal Securities Laws, St. John’s Law Review, Volume 61, Book 2
  • Our Attorneys

    Thomas Straub
    Thomas Straub
    Attorney
    Irwin Silbowitz
    Irwin Silbowitz
    Founding Member, Retired
    Paul J. Campson
    Paul J. Campson
    Attorney
    George Garafola
    George Garafola
    Of Counsel
    Edward M. Rappaport
    Edward M. Rappaport
    Of Counsel
    Lora H. Gleicher
    Lora H. Gleicher
    Attorney
    David Aminov
    David Aminov
    Attorney
    Howard G. Frederick
    Howard G. Frederick
    Partner
    Howard R. Schatz
    Howard R. Schatz
    Partner/Managing Attorney
    Mitchell Silbowitz
    Mitchell Silbowitz
    Partner

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    Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a tough decision and, undoubtedly, one that will have a considerable impact on the outcome of your case. When you work with our firm, you will have our dedication and experience on your side.

    • Experienced with Multi-Million Dollar Cases
    • Record Jury Verdicts
    • Responsive & Dedicated to Our Clients
    • Experience Dealing with Insurance Companies
    • Founded by a Former Judge
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