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Vicki J. Maniatis

Partner

Vicki J. Maniatis is a partner at Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman. Ms. Maniatis graduated with a BA from the Pennsylvania State University in 1990, a J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1993, and is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

After several years of practicing as a defense lawyer, Ms. Maniatis switched to the plaintiffs’ side of mass tort cases, focusing on cases involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices for over twenty years. She is an international invited lecturer and moderator on a wide variety of pharmaceutical and mass tort cases including, Opioids, Trans Vaginal Mesh, Fosamax, Ortho Evra, Risperdal, Propecia, Avandia, Onglyza, as well as several medical devices. Ms. Maniatis has been appointed by State and Federal Judges to serve as lead counsel and on numerous Plaintiffs’ steering committees, including fee committees.

Ms. Maniatis performs all levels of bellwether trial case-specific work-up currently serving as one of Milberg’s Dangerous Drugs & Devices Practice Leaders. She also works on behalf of numerous municipal clients nationwide and served as a practice leader in the firm’s Environmental and Toxic Torts department. Ms. Maniatis also works on behalf of the firm’s municipal clients in a variety of matters.

Ms. Maniatis has been recognized as a Top Attorney of the NY Metro Area and Top Woman Attorney in the NY Metro Area (2013 to date). Ms. Maniatis serves as a founding member of Mass Tort Med School, an annual medical seminar for Plaintiffs’ attorneys that offers numerous physician speakers and cutting-edge medical issues. She previously served as a committee co-chair for the Women En Mass group.

Ms. Maniatis is an active runner and triathlete having completed Marathons, half-iron and full Ironman races, culminating with completing the Ironman Mont-Tremblant 140.6. She also serves as an Advisory Council Member to the Academy for Biotechnology of the Morris County Vocational School District & Mountain Lakes HS, in Mountain Lakes, NJ where she spends her free time cheering on her son’s baseball team.

 

Education

  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1990
  • J.D., Hofstra University School, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York, 1994
  • State of New Jersey, 1994
  • State of Pennsylvania, 2021

Awards

  • Top Attorney of the NY Metro Area and Top Woman Attorney in the NY Metro Area

Professional Activities

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA)
  • Founding member of Mass Tort Med School, an annual medical seminar for Plaintiffs’ attorneys that offers numerous physician speakers and cutting edge medical issues
  • Advisory Council Member to the Academy for Biotechnology of the Morris County Vocational School District & Mountain Lakes HS
  • Published articles on pharmaceuticals and vaccines