Mr. Paul J. Napoli
Partner, AttorneyNapoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, LLP
350 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10118
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Mr. Paul J. Napoli - Attorney, New York, New York
Attorney’s ProfilePaul J. Napoli, a Senior Partner in the firm, has achieved more than 100 verdicts and settlements over one million dollars. He is nationally known as a tenacious and unrelenting advocate for his clients’ rights in courts around the country, where he consistently achieves results in the multiple millions of dollars for injured plaintiffs.
He is a long-time member of the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He formerly served on the Board of Directors of the New York Trial Lawyers Association, has been active in numerous bar associations. He has been interviewed on numerous television shows, in newspaper and magazine articles and is frequently consulted by attorneys around the country on a variety of mass tort, malpractice and liability issues.
Mr. Napoli was appointed by the Supreme Court of the State of New York as the Liaison Counsel for the New York State Consolidated Diet Drug litigations and for the New York State Rezulin litigations; he was also named Plaintiffs’ Co-Liaison Counsel in the In re: World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation pending in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York by the Hon. Alvin K. Hellerstein. In this capacity, Mr. Napoli was the lead attorney responsible for achieving settlements in excess of $800 million for injured WTC workers.
Bar AdmissionNew York State Bar
AffiliationsNew York State Bar Association, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (President's Club Member), Bronx County Bar Association, St. John's Loughlin Society (Benefactors' Council), Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, St. John's University School of Law Alumni Association, St. John’s University School of Law Dean’s Advisory Counsel
Attorney’s Areas of Practice
Professional ExperienceTop 100 Attorneys in the New York Metro Area, 2007; 2010; 2012, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2008, Top 100 Trial Lawyers: New York (The American Trial Lawyers Association)
PublicationsThe Cost of Contamination, American Water Works Association Journal, What's New in Water and Waste Water, November 2012
Napoli, Paul J., "Physician Liability In Diet Drug Litigation" NYLJ April 20, 1998