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Roberta Ellen Ashkin

Roberta Ellen Ashkin

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Birth Injury, Brain Injury

About Me

The Ashkin Law Firm is a full service law firm uniquely dedicated to individualized client attention. Drawing upon over 25 years of experience in the courtroom in a wide range of cutting edge litigation, the Ashkin law firm has successfully advocated the rights of victims and their families in serious personal injury, pharmaceutical and workplace and environmental toxic contamination cases.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 50%
    36 years
  2. Birth Injury: 15%
    36 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 15%
    36 years
  5. Brain Injury: 5%



Contingent (33%)

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Contact Info

Ashkin Law

300 East 42nd Street.
14th Floor
New York, NY, 10017


NYCurrently registered 197903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New York Super LawyerN/A2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PropietorAshkin Law2002 - Present
N/ABaron and Budd, P.C.1997 - 2002
N/ATrollman Glaser & Lichtman P.C.1990 - 1997
N/ATroilman Glaser & Lichtman P.C.1990 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cancer SchmancerBoard Member2007 - Present
Gephardt for PresidentSenior Advisor Women's Issues2003 - 2004
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationSecretary2002 - 2003
Public JusticeBoard of Directors2002 - Present
Daytop VilliageBoard Member2002 - Present
American Association for JusticeATLA-PAC Task Force2002 - Present
American Associaiton for JusticeState Affairs Committee2002 - 2006
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationChair and Founder Women's Caucus2002 - 2003
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2001 - 2002
American Association for JusticePolitical Affairs Liaison Committee2000 - 2001

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1978
Hofstra UniversityCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mass Torts Made PerfectProcrit Litigation and Settlement Trusts2006
American Association for JusticeThe Future of Cox II litigation2006
Sucess and the CItyWomen and Careers2004
American Association for Justice Hormone Therpay Litigation2004
Mass Torts Made PerfectThe Future of Serzone Litigation2002
New York State Trial LawyersLatex Glove and Asbestos Litigation2001