Monica Beck

monic - headshotMonica Beck is a civil litigator who has over a decade of experience handling transactions and complex state and federal litigation, including class actions and lawsuits involving serious personal injuries, alleged antitrust violations and other commercial claims.  Ms. Beck has extensive experience litigating against schools, school personnel, and athletic staff for claims of sexual abuse against K-12 students, using state law, federal law, and Title IX claims to pursue compensation for victims. She recently achieved a $1.8 million verdict for a client who was sexually assaulted by a high school substitute teacher.  See Ex-MLB player Chad Curtis owes $1.8M to student-athlete he molested

Ms. Beck has conducted training for attorneys general situated across the country; Civil Litigation for Survivors of Employee-on-Student Sexual Violence ( February 2016 National Attorney General Training & Research Institute), the Clery Center, and the National Center for Victims of Crime.  Her cases and work have been featured in The Washington Post and The Atlantic.  See The Younger Victims of Sexual Violence in SchoolA boy was sexually abused in a janitor’s closet. Is the school responsible?

Ms. Beck practiced for nine years at the U.S. Headquarters of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York City, representing national and international business entities. Ms. Beck then served as Deputy General Counsel at Phoenix House Foundation, Inc., the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to substance abuse treatment and prevention. There, she oversaw all litigation involving the organization.  She is licensed in New York and Michigan.

Ms. Beck can be reached by email:  mbeck@tfnlgroup.com

  • Our Ethic

    Our Ethic

    More than 20 years ago, Doug Fierberg was the first lawyer to exclusively represent victims of school violence nationwide. As his legal team has grown, we have always believed that giving back is essential. Thus, our lawyers – for no fee - have compelled wrongdoers to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation to non-profit organizations whose missions are to eliminate hazing, sexual assault, binge drinking, and other violence from schools.

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  • Fraternity Victims

    Fraternity Victims

    "Fierberg is a man of obvious and deep intelligence, comfortable - in the way of alpha-male litigators - with sharply correcting a fuzzy thought; with using obscenities; with speaking derisively, even contemptuously, of opponents. He is also the man I would run to as though my hair were on fire if I ever found myself in a legal battle with a fraternity, and so should you." - Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic

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  • School Rape

    School Rape

    The litigation experience of Doug Fierberg paired with the national Title IX movement expertise of Cari Simon make us uniquely effective advocates for people who have suffered rape or sexual assault in schools and universities.

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  • Trial Attorneys

    Trial Attorneys

    Federal and state courts across the country have admitted Mr. Fierberg to practice before them to serve as lead trial counsel for wrongful death, hazing, sexual assault and catastrophic personal injury cases, including cases filed in Alabama, Arizona, California, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Virginia, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana, Texas, Mississippi, Nevada, Maryland, District of Columbia, and Ohio.

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