Paul V. MajkowskiPartner
Paul V. Majkowski focuses on complex mass toxic tort and class action litigation in both domestic and foreign forums.
Paul’s practice includes defending claims for personal injury and property damage purportedly arising out of alleged exposure to herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals. He is experienced in alleged dioxin exposure cases, and routinely engages with epidemiologists, toxicologists, and biostatisticians, as well as medical clinicians and scientists in other disciplines.
In addition to his focus on toxic tort and product liability, Paul successfully has litigated and arbitrated a broad range of other disputes over the course of his 20 years in practice. His experience includes comprehensive environmental and mass tort insurance coverage actions, employment discrimination defense, and high-exposure personal injury cases.
Paul is a co-chair of the Toxic Tort Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Litigation Section’s Mass Tort Committee. He has published several articles on mass tort and toxic tort issues, presented at an ABA chemical products seminar, and served as a co-chair of the 2011 and 2012 Chemical and Industrial Products Regional CLE Workshops.
Paul also is active with the ABA Litigation Section’s Products Liability Committee and Chemical Products Subcommittee, the Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute, and the Product Liability Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Paul is a member of the Adjunct Board of Instructors of the US-Korea Law Foundation and most recently presented “Foreign Parallel Proceedings from the United States Perspective: Do the Courts Need a Crystal Ball”? at the 2012 U.S.-Korea Law Day Conference.
A former editor-in-chief of the St. John’s Law Review, Paul has served as an officer and director in the Nassau and Manhattan chapters of the law school’s alumni association. He assists current law students via the St. John’s Law Review Alumni Mentoring Program and volunteers as a mentor to undergraduate students at New York University.
Paul also has participated in the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition as a moot court judge and brief grader.
Paul devotes significant time to the Lymphoma Research Foundation. A past president of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s New York City chapter and a co-founder of the Long Island chapter, Paul currently serves as advocacy chair of both chapters, as well as Northeast Regional Leadership Council Chair. Paul was named the 2016 recipient of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award. He also currently serves an appointment as an FDA Patient Representative through the Office of Special Health Issues and has sat on the FDA Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee.
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United States District Court for the District of New JerseyEducation
St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor
New York University, B.A.