Our Attorneys

Benedict Morelli

Mr. Morelli has a degree from City College, NY 1971 and studied law at New York Law School. In 1973 he began his career as a law clerk in a personal injury law firm, becoming eligible for the bar exam in 1977. After being admitted to the New York State Bar he became a partner and then senior partner of that firm.

He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts, Southern, Eastern Western and Northern districts of New York. Mr. Morelli has experience in all areas of personal injury law and has helped many plaintiffs achieve million and multi-million dollar verdicts. Some of his verdicts include:

  • A $22.5 million verdict – The largest verdict in Supreme Court in Staten Island as well as the largest vaccine verdict in United States history.
  • A $95 million verdict – The largest single-plaintiff sexual harassment verdict in history.
  • A $40 million verdict – Featured in the National Law Journal as one of the "Top Ten Verdicts" in the United States.

When the elderly are abused, mistreated, and neglected by their nursing home staff, Mr. Morelli can step in and hold these facilities accountable for their negligence. His experience and success in the field of plaintiff's personal injury can assure you that your case is in good hands.

*Licensed in the State of New York.


Jennie Shatynski

Jennie Shatynski is a registered nurse who graduated from Wagner College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Thereafter, Ms. Shatynski attended Seton Hall University, attaining membership in the Nursing Honor Society. She was awarded a Masters degree in Nursing in 1986. Ms. Shatynski spent the next ten years working in leadership positions with staff and patients in the hospital and community settings as an advanced practice nurse.

Since graduating from Seton University Law School, cum laude, in 1997, Ms. Shatynski has utilized her education, training and experience in successfully litigating a variety of medical malpractice cases including wrongful death, failure to diagnose, surgical and gynecological malpractice, brain damaged baby, nursing home negligence and medical products liability cases. Ms. Shatynski is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. She is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and a faculty member of the National Business Institute.