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Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik (“NBRS”) is a nationally known law firm with offices in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, California and Illinois. With unmatched experience in trial and appellate courts, the firm concentrates its practice in litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.

NBRS has practice groups in environmental contamination, pharmaceutical products liability, securities/stock fraud litigation, complex commercial & class action litigation, asbestos, mass torts, construction accidents, professional malpractice and general personal injury.

NBRS attorneys represent clients nationwide and regularly appear in State and Federal Courts around the United States. Our attorneys and staff have one goal, to achieve results for you through settlement or verdict while giving you and your family the understanding, support and compassion you need.

Our industry and peers have recognized and honored our professionalism and achievements. NBRS has been peer review rated for ethical standards and legal ability. Our ongoing Martindale-Hubbell AV rating proves that we are dedicated to ensuring that all of our practices are ethical and reflect only best practices.

Super Lawyers®, an independent rating agency, has named senior partners Paul J. Napoli, Marc J. Bern, Alan S. Ripka and Hunter J. Shkolnik New York Super Lawyers®, a designation given only to the top 5% of lawyers who “have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.” In 2011, Senior Litigation Counsel Adam J. Gana was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers®.

The firm and its attorneys have been selected for various honors, including Top 100 Trial Lawyers of New York, Top 500 Plaintiff’s Lawyers in the United States by Lawdragon and being selected to the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum.