Shayna Slater joined the firm as an associate in 2009. She concentrates her practice on mass tort, products liability and other civil litigation.
Mrs. Slater is a member of the firm’s Unsafe Drug & Medical Device team. Her practice involves both pharmaceutical and medical device mass tort litigation. Currently, Mrs. Slater represents clients who have been injured by products including transvaginal mesh, DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants; Biomet Hip Implants, Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Implants and Zimmer Durom Hip Implants. Mrs. Slater has also been involved in litigations against YAZ, Hydroxycut, Heparin, Sprint Fidelis Heart Devices and Denture Cream among others.
Mrs. Slater is an active member of the New Jersey Bar Association, the Camden County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice as well as the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ). She is the co-chair of PAJ’s End Distracted Driving Program, which conducts presentations in high schools throughout Pennsylvania to encourage students to abstain from driving distracted. To date, Mrs. Slater has given presentations on the dangers of distracted driving to over 2,000 high school students throughout Pennsylvania. She is also a Trustee of the Camden County Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Camden County Bar Association.
Mrs. Slater has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 in New Jersey.
Mrs. Slater received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts in 2002, where she graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science and International Affairs. Mrs. Slater received her law degree from Suffolk University Law School in 2005.
Prior to becoming an associate at Anapol Weiss, Mrs. Slater worked as an associate at a prominent law firm in Massachusetts specializing in nursing home litigation and medical malpractice.
Mrs. Slater is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts, as well as before the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.