We are very honored to have been named to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as two of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2022. Both Justin Frankel and Jason Newfield have been named Super Lawyers from 2013 – 2022, and Justin Frankel was selected in 2011. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Partners Justin Frankel and Jason Newfield have also been honored with AV-Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubble, a global legal publisher, and both have achieved the highest possible rating by AVVO, a leading website for consumer information concerning attorneys. Jason Newfield, Esq., a resident of Commack, New York, 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, ERISA claims, appeals and litigation. 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: 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, Treasurer 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. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our two amazing team members, Senior Paralegal Christina Murray and Paralegal Kristin Behr. It is with their intense commitment and dedication to our clients and the partners that we achieve the results that have kept our firm at the forefront of disability insurance law. If there was a Super Paralegals ranking, we are confident both would be selected.
Jason Newfield is a founding partner of the disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield. He has spent the majority of his legal career advocating for the rights of disabled workers. He has lectured other professionals, worked on a Federal Advisory committee, and published many articles in the field of disability insurance claims and litigation.
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