Diana Yastrovskaya is an associate with the firm who is responsible for handling cases in the area of complex products liability, with a specific focus on pharmaceutical, medical device as well as defective products cases.
Ms. Yastrovskaya attended The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where she was an editor of the Cardozo Law Review, one of the nation’s top ranked journals; she received her Juris Doctor, graduating Magna Cum Laude in the top 10% of her class. Prior to law school, she attended Pace University on an honors scholarship. Ms. Yastrovskaya graduated from Pace University Cum Laude and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Criminal Justice.
Ms. Yastrovskaya began working for the firm as legal intern after her first year of law school. She then continued working for the firm throughout her remaining time in law school and joined the firm as an associate after graduation. She began by representing thousands of clients who sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of their use of the anticoagulant medication, Xarelto, and was intricately involved in various trials before a settlement was reached with the manufacturers of the defective drug.
Currently, Ms. Yastrovskaya is actively involved in representing over 1,000 individuals who have suffered serious and debilitating injuries after being implanted with hernia mesh devices manufactured by various companies including Bard/Davol, Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson, Atrium and Covidien.
Most recently, Ms. Yastrovskaya also began litigating cases against 3M Company, the manufacturer of Dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, which were used by the U.S. military servicemembers and caused the servicemen and women to suffer severe and permanent hearing-related injuries including hearing loss and/or tinnitus.
Ms. Yastrovskaya is admitted to practice law in the State of New York as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Yastrovskaya is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association of Justice (AAJ).