Aggressive Representation & Personal Service – “A Courtroom Bulldog Who Won’t be Leashed”
Settlement of $3,450,000.00:

In a motor vehicle case involving a Guttenberg woman who was a driver involved in a head-on collision with a motor vehicle negligently operated by a car dealership's employee resulting in catastrophic injuries. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $8,125,000:

In a motor vehicle case involving a New York man who was a passenger involved in a head-on collision in Cochecton, New York, causing him to sustain fractures and head injuries. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $5,120,000:

After successfully obtaining a jury verdict of $7,400,000 in a case involving a Hackensack cardiologist who sustained catastrophic injuries after being forcefully knocked down as a pedestrian by a motor vehicle. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $3,000,000:

In a case involving an infant who sustained blindness after she bent down to pick up a toy and her left eye contacted a sharp protruding bar from a display rack. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Jury Verdict of $1,600,000:

In a case involving a man who sustained catastrophic injuries when a vehicle in front of him negligently ran over a tire, propelling it and knocking him off his motorcycle. Read More

Settlement of $1,500,000:

In a case involving a Teaneck woman who was injured when, as a pedestrian, she was struck by a vehicle causing her to become pinned between two vehicles. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,800,000 :

in a case involving a Staten Island teenager who sustained injuries after having been shot in his eye with a BB-Gun pellet. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,200,000:

In a case involving an East Rutherford woman who was injured when she was struck as a pedestrian lawfully crossing a crosswalk in Hackensack, New Jersey. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $965,000:

In a case involving a Rochelle Park man who sustained injuries while he was working as a forklift operator when the forklift flipped over and pinned him underneath the roll cage. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Jury Verdict of $750,000:

In compensatory damages plus $10,000 in medical expenses in a case involving a Middlesex County woman who was sexually assaulted by two on-duty uniformed police officers employed by New Jersey Transit Police Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $1,300,000:

for four employees of the Township of Howell claiming discrimination and a hostile work environment against the township, the township municipal court, and Court Administrator. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Settlement of $4,000,000:

In cash and benefits for her client in a lawsuit filed against Bergen County, New Jersey for allowing their employee to force Arnold’s client to perform fellatio on him. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Confidential 7 figure settlement:

In a suit brought on a behalf of the brother of world renowned playwright Leonard Melfi whose dead body was desiccated and buried in a mass grave. Read More

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Natalie A. Zammitti Shaw
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NATALIE A. ZAMMITTI SHAW is a partner of the Law Offices Rosemarie Arnold. She attended college at the University of Delaware where she received her B.A. in Mass Communications and minored in Japanese. She graduated from Seton Hall School of Law in 1998 where she earned her Juris Doctorate.  Mrs. Zammitti Shaw is licensed to practice law in the states of New Jersey and New York as well as the United States District Court for the district of New Jersey.

After graduation, she immediately set her focus on litigation and trial practice.  In 1998 she had the distinct privilege to appear before the Dutch Court in St. Martin, a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, regarding hurricane-damaged property in the Netherlands Antilles.  In 1999 she was afforded the opportunity to second chair a trial for an election contest for the Alpine Mayoral election.

Originally a native of northern New Jersey she became involved in local politics at an early age and was elected to the Paramus Borough Council at the age of 31, the youngest woman to serve, for the 2004-2006 term.

For the last 15 years of her career, Ms. Zammitti Shaw has represented thousands of clients and fought tirelessly for the victims of personal injury accidents including automobile negligence, premises liability, construction defects, fire losses, products liability, truck accidents, wrongful death, and dog bites as well as employment discrimination.

Ms. Zammitti Shaw has had great success in the courtroom. In 2010 she was a member of the legal team that won $7.4 million for a cardiologist who sustained life threatening injuries in Hackensack, NJ due to a drunken driving crash. In 2013 she tried a case in which a jury awarded a 38-year-old Paterson man $672,670.84 for injuries he suffered when a garage door came down and hit him in the head as he was working at a Wayne country club. Over the course of a 15 year period Ms. Zammitti Shaw has tried dozens of cases and has obtained millions of dollars’ in verdicts and settlements for her clients. Mrs. Zammitti Shaw attributes her success to relentless preparation and hard work.

Mrs. Zammitti Shaw is certified by Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Certified civil trial attorney designations are granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys, who are able to demonstrate efficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in civil trial practice. Less than 2% of attorneys have the honor of this accreditation.

Mrs. Zammitti Shaw has made numerous appearances on Fox Business and Fox News as a commentator.  She is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey Bar Association.

TV/News Appearances/Commentary 

Fox News
Fox & Friends
The Bergen Record
NY Post
New Jersey Law Journal

Trial Verdicts

Hanrahan v. ACE Restaurant Group - $659,000 (#1 Personal Injury Verdict – Assault & Battery in New Jersey 2016)

Parsons v. Preakness Country Club - $639,725.00 (2013) 

Lau v. Seabring Associates, et al.- Trial Team for Cardiologist who won $7.4 million for injuries in Hackensack drunken driving crash (2010) 
 
Settlements
 
$750,000 – Woman struck as pedestrian in residential area sustained bimalleolar ankle fracture with surgery and nasal fracture (2020)

$425,000 – Woman who fractured ankle in fall down on uneven sidewalk on commercial property (2020)

$1,000,000 – Wrongful death of man struck by tractor trailer when parked in emergency lane on highway (2019)

$235,000 – Federal Civil Rights Violation by police of a minor who sustained a left proximal humerus fracture  
requiring closed reduction (2019)

$267,500 – Minor who sustained multiple dog bites to his face (2019)

$345,000 – Federal Case where man sustained injuries to his face after bungee cord was improperly placed by delivery personnel to remove 
a pallet (2018)
 
$440,000 - Minor injured in MVA as a passenger sustaining injury to L1 vertebral body requiring surgery (2018)

$875,000 - Woman run over by ambulance fractured left hip requiring surgery and left knee injuries (2017)

$395,000 - Injuries and loss of property due to fire (2017)

$450,000 - Man injured in construction incident wherein sheetrock landed on his foot causing an ankle fracture 
with surgery (2015)

$225,000 - Woman injured in bicycle incident on public property sustained left elbow fracture with surgery and dental trauma (2015)

Areas Of Practice

  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1999
  • New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1999

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Mass Communications

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The National Trial Lawyers (2014 –2020)
  • Bergen County’s Top Lawyers (2020)
  • 10 Best Attorneys – Exceptional & Outstanding Client Service (2019)
  • Number 1 Personal Injury Verdict – Assault & Battery in New Jersey (2016)
  • Global Directory of Who’s Who – Leadership and Achievement in Career (2014)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court, 2000 to 2002
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bergen County Young Republicans
  • Paramus Republican Club
  • Former Councilwoman, Borough of Paramus, Elected for the 2004-2006 Term

Disclaimer: Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.