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EEP Law - NYC’s Powerhouse Personal Injury & Civil Rights Law firm.

EEP is pleased to announce the naming of four new Partners in the firm.

Please join us in congratulating Johnson Atkinson, Eileen Kaplan, Mark Newman and Wayne Wattley for their hard work and dedication- which has resulted in their elevation to the Partnership Level.

Johnson Atkinson is a rising star amongst the ranks of New York City’s trial attorneys . A respected and tenacious litigator, he’s building a reputation for getting high verdicts in cases where insurance companies take tough stances. In 2021, he brought in a record breaking damages verdict in an ankle injury case against a multibillion dollar corporation with a $0 settlement offer prior to trial.

Eileen Kaplan’s legal writing and scholarship have earned her a reputation as an attorney that defendants seek to avoid challenging in motion practice and appellate briefs. Eileen has achieved tremendous success at both the trial and appellate Court levels, especially in areas of complex labor law litigation where her track record of getting our clients the full protection of the Labor Law is second to none.

Mark Newman is a creative and talented litigator who maintains a client-first mentality while maximizing results. A second generation plaintiff’s lawyer, Mark understands how important our clients’ cases are to them and their families and translates that compassion into hard work during the litigation process. Mark’s versatility brings him from the Courtroom to a managing position where he oversees a team of our lawyers.

Wayne Wattley is one of the most widely respected and well liked -but also feared- trial attorneys practicing in New York City. Wayne has a long history of stunning jury verdicts- which include multiple damages verdicts where Wayne’s trial juries gave awards of many multiples of what insurance companies offered before trial. Also President of the Bronx Bar Association, Wayne is a shining example of EEP’s caliber of professionalism as he is highly regarded by lawyers for both plaintiffs and defendants as well as judges.

At Elefterakis, Elefterakis & Panek we take a team driven approach to personal injury law, we don’t just work together, we win together.

Please join us in congratulating our newest partners.

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