Stephen Novakidis

Managing Partner


Stephen Novakidis is the managing Partner of Foley Mansfield's New York City Office, and is the co-chair of the firm's Product Liability practice group. He focuses his practice on the defense of toxic tort, products liability and personal injury claims. With extensive trial experience, Steve has successfully defended clients throughout New York State from case inception through jury verdict.  Steve has represented numerous Fortune 100 companies including manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and contractors in the power, oil, military defense & consumer products sphere.  Additionally, Steve serves as national coordinating counsel for a personal care products company. 


Metro New York Super Lawyers® - 2014-2020


Panelist, Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation, Perrin New York Asbestos Litigation Conference - December 2019.
Panelist, Talc Litigation Update, Perrin New York Asbestos Litigation Conference - December 2018.
Panelist, New York Litigation Update, Perrin Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, Beverly Hills, March 2018.
Panelist, Appellate Round Table, Perrin New York Asbestos Litigation Conference - December 2017.

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  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  •  U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Toxic/Mass Tort
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Cannabis
  • St. John's School of Law, JD, 2001
  • Long Island University, CW Post, B.A., Criminal Justice/Political Science, 1998
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association; New York County Lawyer's Association

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