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The Ashkin Law Firm is a full service law firm uniquely dedicated to individualized client attention. Drawing upon over 36 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, French

Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    37 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 15%
  3. Defective Products: 15%
    37 years
  4. Birth Injury: 10%
    37 years
  5. Personal Injury: 10%



Contingent (33%)

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Ashkin Law

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


NYCurrently registered 197903/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2015
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2015
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2014
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2013
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2012
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2011
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2010
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
New York Super LawyerNew York SUper Lawyers2008
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2007
AV ratedMarftindale Hubbell1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PropietorAshkin Law2002 - Present
Of CounselCohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP2011 - 2013
Of CounselTrolman Glaser Lichtman2011 - 2015
Local CounselO'Bryan Baun Karamanian2010 - 2015
Of CounselThe Caldwell Firm2006 - 2010
PartnerBaron and Budd, P.C.1997 - 2002
PartnerTrolman Glaser & Lichtman P.C.1990 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nazareth Regional High SchoolBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Thinking AnimalsAdvisory Board2010 - Present
Cancer SchmancerBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Humane Society of the United StatesBoard Member2007 - 2015
Gephardt for PresidentSenior Advisor Women's Issues2003 - 2004
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationChair and Founder Women's Caucus2002 - 2003
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationSecretary2002 - 2003
Public JusticeBoard of Directors2002 - 2008
American Associaiton for JusticeState Affairs Committee2002 - 2006
Daytop VilliageBoard Member2002 - 2008
American Association for JusticeATLA-PAC Task Force2002 - 2008
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2001 - 2002
American Association for JusticePolitical Affairs Liaison Committee2000 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Liaison Counsel New York Hormone Replacement Litigationsettled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AJD - Juris 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