Sheila Birnbaum

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  • Appeals & Appellate, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury...
  • New York
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Toxic Torts and Insurance Law
  • Mass Torts and Insurance Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Health Care Enforcement and Litigation
  • General Civil
  • Crisis Management
  • Complex Mass Tort Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Professional Experience
Partner
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Current
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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Adjunct Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
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Associate Dean of the Graduate Division
New York University School of Law
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Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
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Education
Hunter College
LL.D.
New York University School of Law
LL.B
Hunter College
M.A.
Hunter College
B.A.
Awards
Woman Leader in the Law
Legal Leaders
Star Individual
Nationwide – Product Liability & Mass Torts, Chambers USA
one of the 100 most outstanding members of the legal profession
The National Law Journal
one of the 10 Most Admired Product Liability Attorneys
Law360
Chosen as the leading product liability lawyer in the world
The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers
2005-Present
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Advisory Committee to the Restatement of the Law of Product Liability and the Complex Litigation Project
Member
Current
Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert
First President and Founding Member
Current
Activities: ,
Commission on Fiduciary Appointments
Chair
- Current
Activities: appointed by Chief Justice Kaye
American Law Institute
Member of Council
- Current
Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules and Civil Procedure, U.S. Supreme Court
Member
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Activities: appointed by Chief Justice Rehnquist
House of Delegates
Member
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Special Committee on the Future of the Legal Profession
Member
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Second Circuit Task Force for Racial, Ethnic and Gender Fairness
Executive Director
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New York State Judicial Commission on Minorities
Member
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Activities: appointed by Judge Sol Wachtler, Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals
Second Circuit Committee on the Improvement of Civil Litigation
Member
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Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Vice President
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Council of the Section of Torts and Insurance Practice
Member
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New York State Advisory Committee on Civil Practice
Chair
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New York Women’s Bar Association
President
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
51 Madison Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10010
USA
Telephone: (212) 849-7000
Fax: (212) 849-7100