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Marea L. Wachsman

Marea L. Wachsman

Schreier & Wachsman, LLP

240 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10016


Marea L. Wachsman, Corresponding Secretary, is a founding member and partner in the law firm of 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 other negligence matters. Ms. Wachsman also represents commercial litigants.

Schreier & Wachsman, LLP has become the “lawyers” lawyers for medical malpractice referrals. It is well known in the legal community that Ms. Wachsman 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 has always believed in giving back to the community and has done so repeatedly through her pro bono efforts. Most notably, following Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, Ms. Wachsman worked for victims in Greene County and Nassau County, New York. She met with numerous victims and assisted them with their homeowner’s insurance claims as part of New York Trial Lawyers Care, Inc. The work she performed after Hurricane Irene included multiple meetings with CAT (catastrophic) teams from insurance carriers at victims’ homes, as well as litigation of claims in the Greene County Supreme Court.

Ms. Wachsman has served as a Co-Chair of the Legislation Committee for WBASNY and served as a Delegate, Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA). Ms. Wachsman is the President of the Women’s Trial Lawyer’s Caucus, Inc. (WTLC). Ms. Wachsman is a past First Vice President 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 a member of its Board of Directors. In addition to WBASNY, BWBA, WTLC and NYSTLA, 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.

While she was born in Atlanta, Georgia during her father’s neurosurgical residency, Ms. Wachsman was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She received her B.A. in Political Science from The American University and her Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

Ms. Wachsman also practices in the Surrogate’s Courts of the State of New York in wrongful death and guardianship matters.