Shahenaz Y. Yates

Associate

syates@chartwelllaw.com
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(215) 972-5492
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(215) 972-7008
Philadelphia, PA
130 North 18th Street
26th Floor
Philadelphia
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PA
19103
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PRACTICE AREAS

General Liabiity Defense

Commercial Litigation

Premises Liability

Products Liabiilty

Construction Litigation

Insurance Coverage

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

District of Columbia

Maryland

United States District Court of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

American University Washington College of Law

J.D., 2006

The George Washington University

B.B.A., 2002

Shahenaz Yates focuses her practice on general and commercial liability matters. Ms. Yates has experience defending commercial entities, as well as individuals, in complex litigation cases involving issues relating to premises liability, motor vehicle liability, products liability, construction accidents, construction defects, housing discrimination, dram shop liability and asbestos matters. She also handles insurance coverage work.

Ms. Yates understands the importance of regular communication with insurance carriers and clients to provide status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Yates was an attorney at a Philadelphia litigation firm where she handled similar matters to those she is handling now.  Prior to entering into private practice, she was a law clerk for the Hon. James W. Palmer, Jr., J.S.C.in Burlington County, New Jersey, where she worked in the family division and criminal division. While serving as a law clerk, Ms. Yates also served as a mediator handling small claims and special civil cases.

Professional Associations

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Shahenaz Yates focuses her practice on general and commercial liability matters. Ms. Yates has experience defending commercial entities, as well as individuals, in complex litigation cases involving issues relating to premises liability, motor vehicle liability, products liability, construction accidents, construction defects, housing discrimination, dram shop liability and asbestos matters. She also handles insurance coverage work.

Ms. Yates understands the importance of regular communication with insurance carriers and clients to provide status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Yates was an attorney at a Philadelphia litigation firm where she handled similar matters to those she is handling now.  Prior to entering into private practice, she was a law clerk for the Hon. James W. Palmer, Jr., J.S.C.in Burlington County, New Jersey, where she worked in the family division and criminal division. While serving as a law clerk, Ms. Yates also served as a mediator handling small claims and special civil cases.

Professional Associations

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Resources