Alan M. Shapey
Alan M. Shapey has been practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury trials for over twenty years. He specializes in municipal liability, automotive product defects, and lead poisoning cases. Mr. Shapey has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts, involving lead poisoning, a brain damage lawsuit, and a subway platform accident.
Marc Eli Freund
Since joining The Lipsig Firm from Fordham Law School in 2005, Marc has worked closely with Tom Moverman. Under Tom’s leadership, and with the guidance of Alan Shapey, Mark Manus and our great team of lawyers, Marc has consistently obtained outstanding verdicts and settlements for our clients.
Tom Moverman established the firm with Harry Lipsig and his partners in 1989; his focus is in products liability. His cases involve defective machinery, household and workplace products, motor vehicles and toxic drugs and chemicals. He has won several large verdicts against product manufacturers and was invited to write for a Products Liability Law text book.
Charles E. Wisell
Charles E. Wisell joined the firm in early 2014 and brings with him over twenty years of experience in plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Mr. Wisell focuses on construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents and premises accidents. He is an experienced trial attorney with an ability to recover awards for his clients on seemingly unwinnable cases. He specializes in cases for clients that are undocumented aliens injured through the negligence of others.
Michael A. Marando
Michael A. Marando worked for the Lipsig Firm during law school and joined the firm as an attorney upon graduation. Michael handles all types of cases, including construction accidents, premises accidents, products liability and wrongful death. He is a tenacious advocate and passionate about recovering full compensation for catastrophically injured victims. Michael has been a part of a trial team that has secured several multi-million dollar settlements. He skillfully incorporates cutting edge technology into the presentation of his cases.
James had extensive business experience before entering the legal profession, owning and managing highly profitable ventures for over a decade. He has been practicing, exclusively in the area of personal injury law, since his admission to the New York State Bar in 2000 and continues to employ his business acumen in negotiating with defense attorneys and insurance carriers to obtain the best results for his clients.
Matthew J. Peluso
Matthew J. Peluso joined Lipsig Shapey Manus & Moverman, P.C. with over eight years of intensive litigation experience. Matt previously worked for a highly respected defense firm representing insurance companies. Shortly after admission to the New York State Bar, Matt immediately started trying cases and consistently obtained successful jury verdicts on behalf of his clients. He has tried over 20 cases to verdict in all five New York City boroughs, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley.
Elliot M. Schaktman
Elliot M. Schaktman joined our law firm as an experienced litigator. Representing accident victims for over 37 years, Elliot handles complex matters including Labor Law, premises, municipal and all personal injury cases in both New York and New Jersey. Elliot’s experience includes managing partner of a personal injury and workers’ compensation law firm and working at his own plaintiff’s personal injury practice. We are pleased that Elliot brings his high level of litigation experience and knowledge as a major asset to the Lipsig law firm.