Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly has chosen Naomi Shatz as an Up and Coming Lawyer honoree as part of its 2018 Excellence in the Law event. The award celebrates rising stars in the legal community who have practiced for 10 years or less, but who have already distinguished themselves in their firm and practice. On May 10, 2018, Shatz and her fellow honorees will be recognized at the 2018 Excellence in the Law event in Boston.
At Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Shatz focuses on students’ rights, university discipline, and employee rights. She represents high school, college, and graduate students involved in disciplinary proceedings regarding claims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and academic misconduct, and represents clients in criminal cases and employment matters. In 2016 and 2017 Shatz was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers.
Prior to joining Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, Naomi was first a Skadden Fellow and then a staff attorney with Legal Momentum and New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), where she litigated civil rights cases on behalf of middle and high school students.