Bréa Yankowitz PC, Floral Park, N.Y., December, 1997- Present.
Member of firm specializing in the defense of medical, podiatric and dental malpractice claims along with general negligence claims.
Shaub, Ahmuty, Citrin & Spratt, Lake Success, N.Y., September, 1994 - November 1997.
Senior Trial Attorney: Tried all types of negligence cases including medical and oral surgical/dental malpractice and general negligence action in both state and federal courts.
Bower & Gardner, New York, N.Y. September, 1986 - August, 1994.
Senior Litigation Associate: Trial Attorney specializing in medical malpractice defense litigation. Responsible for all aspects of day to day management for more than 100 cases from commencement to resolution including drafting pleadings, pre-trial discovery, preparing substantive and procedural motions, deposing and defending witnesses at examinations before trial, attending court conferences, legal/medical research, supervision of junior associates, expert reviews, settlement negotiations and trying of cases.
Summer Associate: (Summer 1985) Drafted motion, orders, judgments and legal memoranda for trials.
New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, New York, N.Y. Fall 1985.
Law Clerk: Assigned to the Special Litigation and Medical Malpractice (SLAM) division. Assisted attorneys in file management and conducted extensive legal/medical research.
University of Bridgeport School of Law
J.D., May 1986
Selected to Moot Court Board
Queens College, The City University of New York
B.A., Sociology, January 1983.
State of New York, December 1986
State of Connecticut, May 1987
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts, March 1988
Married with four children