Roberta Ashkin

Roberta Ashkin: Attorney with Ashkin Law

Biography

Phi Beta Kappa. Administrative Law Judge, New York City Department of Transportation, 1989. Editor, Moore's Federal Practice, Mathew Bender, 1978-1980. Principal, Ashkin Law, Personal and Injury, Products' Liability and Commercial Litigation, 2002—; Of Counsel, The Caldwell Practice, Charleston, West Virginia, Mass Tort Pharmaceutical and Products' Liability. Partner-Mass Tort and Products Liability, Baron & Budd, 1997-2002; Medical Malpractice and Pharmaceutical Liability, Trolman, Glaser and Lichtman, 1990-1996. Of Counsel, The Calwell Practice, Charleston, West Virginia. Managing Attorney, Julian & Schlesinger, 1985-1990. With, Lipsig, Sullivan and Liapakis, 1981-1985.

Areas of Practice (32)

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pharmaceutical Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Auto Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Liability
  • Hormone Replacement Litigation
  • Birth Trauma
  • Brain Injury
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Occupational Cancer
  • Occupational Diseases
  • Elder Law
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Sexual Discrimination
  • Women's Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
646-779-8420  Phone
212-593-9997  Fax
www.ashkinlaw.com
University Attended:
Hofstra University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1980, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 2002, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 1980, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2002, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 1997, U.S. Supreme Court; 1979, New York
Memberships:
New York State Bar Association; Metropolitan Women's Bar Association; New York County Lawyers Association (Chair, Medical Malpractice Committee, 1994-1996); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, 1995—; State Affairs Committee, 2002; Political Affairs Liaison Committee, 2000-2001); New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Board of Directors, 1997—; Secretary, 2002; Chair, Women's Caucus, 2002; Deputy-Treasurer, 2001; Member, Board of Directors, 1996—); Daytop Village Foundation (Board of Directors, 2002—); American Association of Justice; Public Justice (Member, Board of Directors, 1996—); Cancer Schmancer (Member, Board of Directors; Secretary, 2008—).
Languages:
Spanish and French
Birth Information:
Jamaica, New York, July 1, 1953
ISLN:
909364081
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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