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Howard R. Schatz

Howard Schatz has been and currently is a partner and Managing Attorney of Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P., a New York law firm concentrating almost exclusively in plaintiff’s personal injury matters, having joined this 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. Mr. Schatz 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 our clients’ 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.

PRACTICE AREAS: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Construction Accidents, Elevator/Escalator Accidents, Slip/Trip and Fall, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Dangerous Drugs, Real Estate, Wills, Trusts and Estates, Commercial Litigation

Admitted: 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

Education: 1988, St. John’s University Law School, J.D., Top 2% of Class 1985, New York University, B.A., cum laude

Publication: Note, The Characterization of Repurchase Agreements in the Context of the Federal Securities Laws, St, John’s Law Review, Volume 61, Book 2

Memberships: New York State Trial Lawyers Association American Trial Lawyers Association.

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