Marea Wachsman, Partner

Marea Wachsman, Partner

Marea L. Wachsman is a founding member and partner in Schreier & Wachsman, LLP.  She litigates various types of civil matters with a focus on representing seriously injured victims of medical malpractice, wrongful death, airline accidents, automobile accidents, construction accidents, slip and fall accidents, and many other negligence matters. Ms. Wachsman also represents commercial litigants.  Ms. Wachsman is involved from inception to completion on matters accepted by the firm.

Ms. Wachsman reviews every potential medical malpractice case and most personal injury cases for the firm.  Over the years, she has reviewed in excess of thousands of cases. As part of her review, Ms. Wachsman works directly with the client and/or their families to gather evidence, pertinent medical records, performs legal/medical research and works with experts to determine if a case has merit.  This extensive investigative work enables the firm to achieve successful settlements in court, at arbitration, in mediation, and in negotiating directly with insurance companies for most of the firm’s clients.

Ms. Wachsman has become the “lawyers” lawyer for medical malpractice referrals. It is well known in the legal community that she specializes in all kinds of medical malpractice cases and has a tremendous track record with respect to the cases the firm chooses to accept.

Ms. Wachsman is the Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA), an association comprised of over 3500 members from all over the State of  New York, and is an Executive member of it’s Board of Directors and has served and continues to serve as a Co-Chair of NYSTLA’s Women’s Caucus and Co-Chair of the Bar Liaison Committee.  Ms. Wachsman is the President of the Women’s Trial Lawyer’s Caucus, Inc. (WTLC) She has served and continues to serve as a Co-Chair of Legislation for the Women’s Bar Association for the State of New York (WBASNY) an association comprised of 20 chapters and over 4400 members from all over the State of New York.  Ms. Wachsman is a Delegate and member of the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA).  In addition to NYSTLA, WTLC, WBASNY and BWBA, Ms. Wachsman is a member of the American Association for Justice, New York City Bar Association, Long Island Board of Realtors and the New York State Association of Realtors.

Ms. Wachsman was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She received her B.A. in Political Science from The American University in 1992 and her Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 2000.

Ms. Wachsman litigates medical malpractice cases, aviation accidents, automobile collisions, municipal liability, construction accidents, slip and falls, breach of security matters and many others.  Ms. Wachsman also practices in the Surrogate’s Courts of the State of New York in wrongful death and guardianship matters. Ms. Wachsman can be contacted at

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