Brian Shoot is a member of the firm and an appellate specialist who has argued some 250 cases in appellate courts throughout New York. He is admitted to a variety of courts, including the United States Supreme Court, and his experience has made him a sought-after expert by members of the bar on appellate issues.
He is a member of the Office of Court Administration’s Advisory Committee on Civil Practice, which advises the state courts on the potential changes in matters of civil procedure. And he is a frequent lecturer on municipal liability, premises liability, tort damages, appellate practice, labor law, and procedural practice.
Mr. Shoot has spoken at the behest of such organizations as the Office of Court Administration, Civil Court Judge’s Association, Brooklyn Barrister Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Bar Association of the City of New York, and New York State Bar Association. He has been a member of Sullivan Papain since 2003.
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1979
Union College, B.S., 1976
Office of Court Administration’s Advisory Committee for Civil Practice , Member
American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Member
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. Shoot is a regular columnist for the New York Law Journal, writing about construction accident law. He has published numerous articles in the Albany Law Review, Trial Lawyers Quarterly, and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association’s Bill of Particulars.