Partners Justin C. Frankel and Jason A. Newfield, founders of the national disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield, have been named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as two of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2020. Both Mr. Frankel and Mr. Newfield have been named Super Lawyers from 2013 – 2020, and Mr. Frankel was selected in 2011.
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Mr. Frankel and Mr. Newfield have also been honored with AV-Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubble, a global legal publisher, and are both rated 10 – the highest possible rating – by AVVO, a leading website for consumer information concerning attorneys.
Jason Newfield, Esq., a resident of Commack, New York, aggressively represents claimants in long term disability insurance and other insurance claims and litigation and has extensive experience in both federal and state courts. Mr. Newfield represents doctors, dentists, accountants, lawyers and other professionals and other policyholders on disability insurance matters. He is a frequent lecturer to legal medical and other professional organizations about the disability process and is a Physician Educator concerning the documentation of support for claimants with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Mr. Newfield has published numerous articles on disability insurance and is a member of the American Conference Institute, lecturing to attorneys and claims personnel at conferences throughout the country.
Garden City resident Justin Frankel, Esq. is focused on representing long term disability insurance policy owners. He is a highly skilled and trained litigator and represents clients in court at all levels of litigation: county, state and federal. He represents owners of privately owned or individual long-term disability insurance policy owners whose benefits have been terminated, delayed, denied, or who are being investigated by insurance companies. Mr. Frankel represents clients in ERISA appeals and administrative proceedings, with a superior understanding of the ERISA appeals process, the highly complex laws and rules that govern the ERISA process, and the tight time frames that are so critical to this area of the law to each matter. He is an active member and long-standing supporter of the AHRC-Garden City auxiliary, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.