Shari Sckolnick, born on Long Island, New York, is an associate focusing on attorney malpractice, professional liability and the defense of high exposure construction liability claims. Ms. Sckolnick has successfully defended lawyers, real estate professionals and property owners in both federal and state court.
Ms. Sckolnick graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Development in 2005. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2008, where she was a Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal and was awarded the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award.
Prior to joining Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP, Ms. Sckolnick was a litigation associate with a New York City law firm concentrating in professional malpractice, commercial litigation and general liability. Ms. Sckolnick also interned with the Hon. Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. Sckolnick is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey; and in the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York and the District of New Jersey. Ms. Sckolnick is also admitted to practice in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits.