Shelly K. Werbel


Phone: (212) 487-9700

Fax: (212) 487-9777

Location: New York, NY


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Shelly K. Werbel

Of Counsel

Shelly Werbel joined White Fleischner & Fino in 2013 and focuses her practice on personal injury and medical malpractice. She previously was partner and senior managing attorney of her own firm and has more than 20 years of litigation experience. She has exclusively handled personal injury and medical malpractice actions that have run the gamut from motor vehicle accidents to assorted premises liability actions, nursing home negligence and bed sore cases, workplace injuries, construction site accidents, labor law cases and cases that involved municipal liability and wrongful death actions.

Shelly is on the Board of Governors of the New York City Trial Lawyers Association and is currently their President, having also served as their Treasurer and Vice-President. She also served as an arbitrator for the Civil Court of the City of New York, Small Claims Division for many years. In addition, she is on the Editorial Board and is a regular contributor to "The Brooklyn Barrister".

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury and Property Damage Liability Defense


New York City Trial Lawyers Association: Current President and member of Board of Governors since 2007
New York State Bar Association
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Brooklyn Bar Association 

Bar Admissions

New York 1989
New Jersey 1990
U.S.D.C., S.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., E.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., D.N.J. 


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D., cum laude

Pratt Institute
B.A., with honors