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Posted by Jose, a Contracts client, Flag
Excellent lawyer, knowledgeable, well- informed, honest, consistent, and patient. I would not hesitate to call him again or recommend him. He achieved what I needed.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Lawsuits & Disputes client, Flag
I would recommend Martin Shellist for any labor related issues. He is extremely knowledgeable and will give you the best recommendation on how to resolve your case in the quickest and most efficient way. He works with tremendous care and really considers his clients circumstances. He knows how to get things done. Anybody who has dealt with legal issues understands that that quality is one of the most important, because nobody wants to be entangled longer then necessary! If you are looking for somebody who knows the law, is brilliant, cares about his clients, and gets the job done, Martin Shellist is the attorney for you.
Posted by Sean, a Discrimination client, Flag
They worked diligently to make sure that my situation was handled swiftly and in my best interest
Posted by John, a Employment client, Flag
I was fortunate to work with Marty Shellist as my lawyer who represented me against a Fortune 500; Disability Discrimination claim. Mr. Shellist personally interviewed me to assess the viability of my claim. Quickly after validating the facts and carefully listening to my concerns, Marty and his team devised and executed an offense that caused the "global icon" company to agree to mediate and render a settlement larger than I thought possible. This all happened in less than six weeks!
What impressed me even more was the great advice Marty gave me. I was blessed to have substantially recovered from the disability by the time the case developed. I had also told Marty I thought I could secure an equal or better job immediately. Marty told me that I could extend the claim into a trial that could take years and I would likely be awarded much, much more money. He said he would represent me and move forward with whatever I decided. But Marty encouraged me to take a quick substantial settlement instead of committing years to something that could pay much more to both he and I if I filed suit. He encouraged me to live my life and move forward instead of dwelling in the past. I did and think that was great advice.
Marty Shellist is a great lawyer and a good, pragmatic man who genuinely cares about what's best for his clients.
Posted by Tay, a Civil Rights client, Flag
Mr. Shellist is extremely informed about this field. From day one he has maintained integrity and has been an extremely supportive counsel for me. Mr. Shellist takes the best interests of his clients and is persistent in making sure all of their needs are great. I definitely recommend anyone as well informed and diligent as Mr. Shellist.
Posted by William, a Business client, Flag
Marty has been a personal friend of mine for several years. He just finished a very difficult and demanding lawsuit for me that required an extensive amount of research in order to formulate my case. Marty displayed an incredable work ethic, professionalism, patience, and persistance. A a result, Marty was successfull in avoiding the necessity of a trial, and obtained an extremely fair settlement for me. I highly recommend Marty without reservation.
Posted by Michelle, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
Marty was an amazing attorney. I have had several experiences with attorney's in the past, and didn't think to highly of the profession, until I was referred to Marty. He changed my opinion by his honesty, understanding, knowledge of the law, and his hard working ethics. He was ruthless when the situation called for it, and yet there for me when I felt there was no way out. There were times where I was loosing hope and that would be when I would get an email from him asking me how I was doing. He worked hard to get me as quick a resolution as possible, and by the end of the day of mediation I was able to sign a deal that has helped me put a close to this difficult chapter of my life and start fresh. I will always be grateful for his hard work and his belief in me, I know my case wasn't one of his bigger one's but he treated it like it was, like I mattered. He is highly professional, but yet very personable. I would highly recommend him to anyone. The was hands down the best experience I have ever had with an attorney.
Posted by Terri, a Employment client, Flag
I have come to know many lawyers during my tenure as a paralegal. Never have I met anyone more passionate about their profession and clients than Martin Shellist. Mr. Shellist is a very pleasant man to work with. He is the most sincere and emphatetic lawyer I have ever met. He has represented me on several occasions with an impressive level of success. I would highly recommend Martin Shellist if you or someone you know needs an excellent employment lawyer.
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
When legal representation is required, Marty is remarkably adept at getting up to speed on key issues and acting expeditiously. His communications with my husband and me were thorough, timely AND he was outstanding at processing our feelings as well as the facts related to our case. We have the utmost respect and admiration for Marty and could not recommend anyone who would work harder or in a more trustworthy fashion than he did. Marty's representation achieved the outcome we were seeking, and again, did so in a highly competent and professional manner. We will always be grateful for his commitment to our cause and for his warmth and support throughout a very difficult period in our lives.
Posted by Vanessa, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
Mr. Shellist handled my sexual harassment case in September 2011 and within an extremely short period of time he had a mediation date set. The case was completed and closed several months after mediation. I couldn't have asked for a better attorney. Mr. Shellist is an expert in his field and he worked diligently on my behalf. He kept me informed on a regular basis which was great because I never had to wonder what was happening with my case. My case involved sensitive information which was not always easy to talk about but he always made me feel comfortable. Having Marty as my attorney definitely helped me make it through this ordeal. He is a compassionate person who looked out for my best interests and he succeeded in helping me. I am now able to put that part of my life behind me and move forward thanks to all his hard work. I would recommend Marty to anyone seeking legal counsel for help with any type of employment issue.
Posted by BARC, a Employment client, Flag
I want to express my deepest gratitude and appreciation to Attorney Martin Shellist, for all the hard work that he put into my case. His attention to detail and professionalism far surpasses his firm's reputation. Because of his diligence and dedication to his craft, he was able to bring my case to a successful close, one that I could live with. Should I have a need for his services again in the future, or know of anyone looking for a top notch Employment Law Firm, I would not hesitate to recommend him.
Posted by Surina, a Discrimination client, Flag
Martin Shellist is an awesome attorney. He did an extraordinary job during my case. Martin, along with his firm, took on my case as if the ordeal had happened to them. I would definitely use his services again, and I would highly recommend him. Mr. Shellist is like an American Express Card, don't walk into court without him! Professional from start to finish! 100% commitment to Justice!
Posted by Nikolai, a Employment client, Flag
Shellist knows the law. He's got your back. He will fight to get for you what is rightfully yours. Easy to talk to and down to earth. Very quick to get ideas and find solutions.
Posted by Becky, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
Marty is a phenomenal attorney. He is easy to talk to and has the ability to make you feel at ease, even in the most stressful situations. I was very nervous about going to trial, but he managed to calm my fears and gave me the confidence I needed during that difficult time. His strength and knowledge during the trial only added to my confidence in him and his team. I knew that he was there to protect me. Marty and his legal advisors spent countless hours on my case and I felt as if I was his (their) top priority at all times. Marty and his firm were incredible and I could not imagine a more dedicated team of attorneys. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Brett H., a Business client, Flag
Marty is a great attorney and a fine person. He is an amazingly sharp minded guy that always looks out for his clients. I think he is the best legal counsel we have ever had. I feel lucky to have him on our side. We will use Marty for our business and personal legal needs from now on. The entire firm is first rate.
Posted by Kevin F., a Employment client, Flag
Mr. Shellist was on my list of attorneys to interview in a employment / racial discrimination dispute. His knowledge of the issues, reputation and clear and concise communication style were key to my selecting him to represent me. Another factor in my selection was that I felt comfortable with him at the very beginning of our communications. He was able to cut to the heart of the issue, had passion about what we were fighting for, and kept me on track when things got frustrating. Although our case was settled through a successful mediation, Marty was ready, willing and able to take the fight to the courtroom if required. He assured me that if the settlement was not to my liking we could walk. I am 100% satisfied with my selection of Marty, and recommend him without hesitation.