WCM is pleased to announce that effective September 1, 2023, Carol Kotsinis, Carl Schaerf, and Gary Smith, formerly of Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis LLP, have joined WCM as Partners.
Carol has two decades of experience litigating and advising clients on a variety of product liability, general liability, municipal law, motor vehicle, construction defect, premises liability, toxic torts, and commercial matters. She handles matters through trial in both state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey and has extensive mediation and arbitration experience.
Carl has focused his legal career on products liability, general liability, commercial litigation, and defense of allegations of professional malpractice in New York and New Jersey. He has extensive litigation experience at both the trial and the appellate levels, including several prominent verdicts and published appellate decisions. He also has litigated numerous environmental disputes in state and federal court.
Gary is a civil litigator who handles all aspects of civil and commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. His broad civil litigation experience includes prosecuting and defending appeals, claims for breach of contract, insurance matters, employment disputes, claims for disability discrimination, negligence and mass tort claims. Gary has developed significant credentials in the defense of general liability and casualty, as well as asbestos claims.
<span>WCM looks forward to continuing to grow our practice, in partnership with Carol, Carl and Gary.</span>