Jason A. Newfield - Long Term Disability Lawyer

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Jason A. Newfield

Garden City, New York

JASON A. NEWFIELD is a founding partner of Frankel and Newfield, P.C., in Garden City, New York, where he devotes his entire practice to aggressively representing claimants in disability insurance claims and litigation, including ERISA, private and governmental policies of short and long term disability, life and health plans.

Mr. Newfield litigates cases throughout the country on behalf of aggrieved claimants. He has been involved in a host of published decisions from Courts throughout the United States, from both state and federal courts. Jason has received an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as a Super Lawyer from 2013-2019.

He has authored numerous articles for medical journals and advocacy groups, including the CFIDS Chronicle, Interstitial Cystitis Newsletter, Podiatry Management, and Chiropractic Economics, and served for four years as a member of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, a federal committee which advises the US Department of Health and Human Services regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a medical condition of particular passion to him.

Mr. Newfield is also a frequent lecturer to medical organizations about the disability claims process and has been a Physician Educator to medical providers for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients. Mr. Newfield is an annual presenter at the American Conference Institute - Disability Claims conferences and has been a lecturer for ALI-ABA regarding the claim process for LTD claims.

Clients Choose Us Because We:

  • Have recovered $200M+ for our clients.
  • Have seen your situation before.
  • Are aggressive in our approach.
  • Know the tactics used by the insurance companies.
  • Hold high AV Ratings & received the Super Lawyers designation each year.

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He received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a member of the Hofstra Law Review. Mr. Newfield is admitted to practice law in the states of New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, the federal courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of Connecticut and Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Second and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1996
  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
    • Law Review: Hofstra Law Review, Associate Editor, Member
  • State University of New York, Albany
    • B.A.

Published Works


  • National Disability Conference, June 12th 2008
  • National Legal Conference on Disability Litigation, May 20th, 2009
  • National Disability Insurance Law Conference, June 15th -16th, 2009
  • Prominent National Disability Insurance Conference, June 15th, 2009
  • ACI National Disability Conference, June 2009
  • National Advanced Forum on Litigating Disability, American Conference Institute: 2014 – 2017
  • 17th National Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, January 22 – 23, 2015.
  • National ERISA Litigation Conference, October 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale AV Preeminent 5 of 5
  • Jason Newfield was named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as one of the top New York metro area lawyers from 2013 to 2020.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Alliance of Disability Attorneys, Founding Member
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee
  • American Conference Institute, Member
Jason A. Newfield

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Jason A. Newfield

Disability Insurance Attorney