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Jacob Shisha - New York, NY

29 BroadwaySuite 2400 New York, NY 10006

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Updated: 12/02/2020

New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Overview

Jacob Shisha, is a founding partner at Tabak Mellusi & Shisha LLP. He is an extremely skilled attorney who devotes his practice to helping people who have been injured at sea.

For nearly 30 years, Mr. Shisha has been serving Longshore and Harbor workers who have been injured in New York and throughout the country...

Jacob Shisha, is a founding partner at Tabak Mellusi & Shisha LLP. He is an extremely skilled attorney who devotes his practice to helping people who have been injured at sea.

For nearly 30 years, Mr. Shisha has been serving Longshore and Harbor workers who have been injured in New York and throughout the country. His practice is devoted to litigation, including deckhand injuries, unseaworthiness, maintenance and cure and other types of claims under the Jones Act and the Longshore Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Mr. Shisha has extensive jury trial experience and has obtained numerous seven-figure verdicts for clients throughout his career.

He has twice been consistently selected to the NY Metro Super Lawyers since 2014 and has been named in the “Best Lawyers in America” list.

Mr. Shisha focuses exclusively on representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases involving injuries at sea, including maritime workers who have been injured on the job and passengers who have been injured in ship accidents. He now handles a variety of types of cases, including fishing boat accidents, passenger and recreational vessel accidents and ferry, barge and tug accidents.

About Jacob Shisha

Languages

  • Hebrew

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989
  • Louisiana, 1983
  • New Jersey, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • Maritime Law Association, - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • United States Coast Guard licensed Deck Officer, Third Mate, Steam or Motor Vessels of any Gross Tons.

Past Positions

  • US Coast Guard, License Deck Officer
  • Maritime Law Association of the U.S, Proctor in Admiralty Member

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Honors: cum laude
  • SUNY Maritime College, Fort. Schuyler (BS Mar,Trans/Computer Science)
  • State University of New York Maritime, New York, New York
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Honors: magna cum laude

Office Information

Address

29 BroadwaySuite 2400 New York, NY 10006

Fax

  • 212-385-0920

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Jacob Shisha

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

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