NYSTLA Committees

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NYSTLA committees are the best way to drive issues that are important to you, stay informed about changes in the law, and play an active role in legislative initiatives. Your expertise is vital to NYSTLA's mission of protecting the civil justice system.
 
To join a NYSTLA committee, please fill out and submit the online form below. For additional information on NYSTLA committees, please call (212) 349-5890.
 
Amicus Committee
Chairs: Annette Hasapidis, Brian Isaac, & Brian Shoot
 
Automobile/No Fault Litigation Committee
Monitors current case law and legislation and works on proactive policy pertaining to auto and no-fault litigation practice.
Chairs: Helene Blank, Kenneth Hoefer & Josh Stein
 
Child Victim's Act Committee
Chairs: David Oddo & Peter Saghir
 
Elder Care/Nursing Home Committee
Chairs: David Corley & John Dalli
Vice Chairs: Michael Feldman & Michael Zaransky
 
Judiciary Committee
Chairs: Catherine Beltz-Foley, Halina Radchenko, & Josh Silber
Vice Chair: David Scher

Labor Law Committee
Monitors current case law and legislation and works on proactive policy pertaining to labor law practice.
Chairs: Michael Jaffe & Daniel O'Toole 
Vice Chairs: Nick Gjelaj, Mitchell Sassower & John Zaremba
 
Legislative & Research Incubation Committee
Chairs: Martin Edelman, David Oddo & Richard Steigman
 
Medical Malpractice Committee
Monitors current case law and legislation and works on proactive policy pertaining to medical malpractice litigation.
Chairs: Matt Gaier & Jeffrey Bloom
Vice Chair: Tom Valet, Marea Wachsman & Victoria Wickman
 
 
Membership Committee
Chair: Ingrid Heide
Vice-Chair: Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard & Angela Giannini
 
New Lawyers Committee
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to small and solo practitioners. 
Statewide Chairs: Tom Papain & Dennis Ryan
Capital Region Chairs: John Musacchio 

Partnership for Justice Committee
Works with corporate vendors who seek access to the legal community.
Chairs: Brian Brown, Judd Kleeger & David Scher
Vice Chair: Halina Radchenko
 

Premises & Municipality Committee 

Monitors current case law and legislation, working proactively on policy pertaining to municipal & transit law.
Chairs: Michael Fitzpatrick & David Roth
 
Privacy Protection Committee 
Chairs: Rob Greenstein & Jeff Stillman
 
Small & Solo Practice Committee
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to small and solo practitioners. 
Chairs: Souren Israelyan & Ray Mollica
Vice Chair: Joe Monaco
 
Women's Caucus
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to women in law.  
Chair: Marea Wachsman, Helene Blank, Leslie Kelmachter, & Meryl Schwartz
 
Workers’ Compensation Committee
Monitors current case law and legislation and works on proactive policy pertaining to workers compensation.
Chairs: Matthew Funk & Catherine Stanton
 
 
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