Meet Our Insurance and Corporate Defense Team
Howard S. Shafer
Direct: (646) 435-9438
Howard has over 23 years of experience in the Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense field. Howard became a Partner in a small insurance and negligence defense firm after two years in practice and went on to become an Executive Committee Member of a larger firm in the field. He formed Shafer Glazer with David Glazer in 2005. See full bio.
David A. Glazer
Direct: (646) 435-9437
David is an acknowledged leader in the legal field, serving as an elected Member of the Executive Committee of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and Editor of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Journal and current Chair of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Insurance Programs. David has over 20 years of experience in the Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense field working as both inside and outside counsel. See full bio.
Nicole M. Snyder
Direct: (646) 435-9436
Nicole M. Snyder has been working at Shafer Glazer for over 5 years. Nicole has been practicing in the insurance defense field for over 15 years.
While at Shafer Glazer she has successfully acquired an affidavit from our client’s employee who witnessed plaintiff’s fall in a chair, stating that the chair was not furnished, controlled or discarded by our client, illustrating that it had nothing to do with the fall. See full bio.
Mika M. Mooney
Direct: (646) 435-9435
During law school Mika was a member of the New York Law School Moot Court Association where she competed in both the Charles W. Froessel Intramural Moot Court Competition and the Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Competition. In both competitions she received awards recognizing exceptional writing skills; in the Froessel Competition Ms. Mooney received awards for Best Brief and Best Team, and thereafter, in the Cardozo Competition Mika received the Second Best Brief award. See full bio.
Delsia G. Marshall
Direct: (646) 435-9081
Delsia G. Marshall joined Shafer Glazer in 2017. She attended Barnard College of Columbia University and New York University School of Law. At New York University School of Law she participated in the Urban Law Clinic. She has been litigating personal injury cases from intake to trial for over twenty years. She has lectured on topics related to lead paint poisoning litigation. See full bio.
Mark D. Taylor
Direct: (646) 435-9439
Mark D. Taylor joined Shafer Glazer’s growing practice in 2017. He has several years of experience in the field of insurance and business law. Mark brings a unique perspective and understanding to the firm as he has represented both plaintiff and defense clients in prior positions. See full bio.
Layne A. Feldman
Direct: (646) 495-9091
Layne joined Shafer Glazer in 2017. She focuses her practice on Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense.
Layne graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law with a concentration in Health Law. While in law school, she was named as a semi-finalist in the Eugene M. Gressman Appellate Advocacy competition. She also acted as Chief Justice of the Paterson Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta and was a member of the Seton Hall Law Circuit Review. See full bio.
Lisa M. Shiderly
Direct: (646) 860-9068
Lisa joined Shafer Glazer as an Associate in 2017. She focuses her practice on Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense.
Lisa graduated cum laude from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in 2017. While in law school, she was an Articles Editor of Pace Law Review and a semi-finalist of the Louis V. Fasulo Moot Court Competition. See full bio.
Yanai Z. Siegel
Direct: (646) 862-4310
Yanai Siegel, Of Counsel to Shafer Glazer since 2011, has over 19 years experience as Corporate Counsel and senior management for a regional major home appliance buying, warehousing and distribution cooperative.
Yanai’s experience in business law includes negotiating numerous joint venture and other operational relationship agreements between clients and other regional or national organizations, and negotiating large multi-party transactional contracts. He also advised his clients on corporate governance matters, and managed commercial litigation as needed. His work in commercial real estate law includes purchasing land, construction agreement negotiation, construction financing, serving as owner’s representative during construction and office fit out, and leasing large distribution warehouse facilities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Yanai also counsels clients on office and retail leases. See full bio.