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
 
Judiciary Committee
Chairs: Catherine Beltz-Foley & Josh Silber

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, Phil Russotti, & John Zaremba
 
Legislative Committee
Chairs: 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 & Victoria Wickman
 
Membership Committee
Chair: Evan Goldberg & Halina Radchenko
Vice-Chair: Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard & Ingrid Heide
 
 
Municipal & Transit Committee 
Monitors current case law and legislation, working proactively on policy pertaining to municipal & transit law.
Chair: David Roth
 
New Lawyers Committee
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to small and solo practitioners. 
Statewide Chairs: Tom Papain, Halina Radchenko, & 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, Robert Godosky, & Josh Silber
Vice Chair: Ingrid Heide
 
Research Committee 

Chair: Marty Edelman

 

Small & Solo Practice Committee
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to small and solo practitioners. 
Chairs: Souren Israelyan & Ray Mollica
 
Women's Caucus
Monitors issues and organizes programs that pertain to women in law.  
Chair: Helene Blank, Michele Mirman, & 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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