Ms. Markel was selected by Super Lawyers as a 2014, 2015 and 2016 Rising Star for Upstate New York in the area of Personal Injury: Medical Malpractice. Ms. Markel is an experienced litigator admitted to practice in New York and United States District Court for the Western District of New York. Ms. Markel received her Juris Doctor from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2010, graduating in the top 25% of her class. Ms. Markel received a master’s degree, with honors, in Urban Planning from the University at Buffalo. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from SUNY Binghamton.