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Justin Corey Frankel

Justin Corey Frankel

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Insurance, Appeals

About Me

Justin C. Frankel has devoted most of his legal career to representing long term disability insurance policyholders, and also has experience in general litigation, complex commercial cases and class action litigation. Mr. Frankel also has extensive experience representing doctors and other health care providers in medical malpractice actions.


Martindale-Hubbell® has rated Mr. Frankel an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell. Super Lawyers has named Mr. Frankel to its select list of attorneys for the 2011 New York Metro listings.


Prior to forming Frankel & Newfield, Mr. Frankel worked tirelessly representing policyholders in all types of insurance matters, primarily long term disability insurance litigation and complex civil litigation. Previously, he spent many years at a major law firm representing individuals whose rights had been violated through class action litigation throughout the country.


Mr. Frankel is a regular speaker before bar associations and medical organizations regarding disability claims, and has published several articles on Disability Insurance. He received his B.A. from Stony Brook University and his J.D. from CUNY School of Law. Mr. Frankel is admitted to practice in the states of New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York, District of Connecticut, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Insurance: 40%
    19 years, 300 cases
  2. Employee Benefits: 40%
    19 years, 300 cases
  3. Appeals: 20%
    19 years, 50 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

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    Barbara Katsos Real Estate Attorney
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    Justin Frankel is a top-notch disability insurance lawyer. He is smart, experienced,and deeply committed to fighting against insurance companies for his clients. I recommend Justin Frankel highly.

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    Daniel Morrin Workers Compensation Attorney
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Contact Info

Frankel & Newfield, P.C.

585 Stewart Avenue
Ste 312
Garden City, NY, 11530

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive200608/03/2015
NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015
CTActive199608/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Ten Legal EagalLong Island Pulse Magazine2013
Top 50 BlogsLexisNexis2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 50 BlogsLexisNexis2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerFrankel & Newfield, PC2003 - Present
Senior AssociateQuadrino & Schwartz2002 - 2003
AssociateMilberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach1997 - 2002
Legislative AidNew York State Senate1996 - 1996
AssociatePhysicians Reciprocal Insurance1996 - 1997
Legal InternNew York City Council1995 - 1995
Legal InternDistrict Attorney For Queens County, New York.1995 - 1995
Legislative AidNew York State Senate1992 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Eastern District of PennsylvaniaAdmitted to Practice2007 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice2005 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Forth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2005 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Second CircuitAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
Attorney Round TableExecutive Committee2003 - Present
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawAttorney Member2003 - 2009
American Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2002 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitAdmitted to Practice2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkAdmitted to Practice1997 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A1996 - 2010
American Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Barber v. Sun Life & Health Ins. CoTrial
Garban v. Cigna Life Ins. Co., 10 Civ. 5770 (JGK) (RLE)N/A
Burgio v. Prudential Life Ins. Co. of Am., CV 06-6793 (JS) (AKT)Discovery awarded

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
American Chiropractic AssociationDisability Insurance: When the Doctor Is the Patient2013
Soundpractice.netLong Term Disability Insurance and the Physician Practice2013
Disability Insurance Lawyer BlogCancer is Unum's Top Long Term Disability Claim2013
DisabilityinsurancelawyerblogDisability and the Recovery2013
ProHealthWhen You Can't Manage a Full Workload - Partial Disability May Be An Option2012
ProhealthDisability Claim? You're Not Paranoid... They Really Are Watching You2012
ProhealthAvoiding the Disability Claim 'Brush-Off' - What You Need to Know2012
Suffolk County Dental Society MagazineDelayed and Denied: When the Unexpected Happens2012
ProHealthDisability Claim? You're Not Paranoid... They Really Are Watching You2012
Disabled WorldFiling a Claim for Disability Benefits - What You Need to Know Citation: Disabled World News (2011-01-26) - Frequently asked questions claim mistakes and explains the process of filing a claim for disability benefits: http://www.disabled-world.com/disability/insurance/claims/filing-claim.php#ixzz2RaRHmYUX2011
American Chiropractic AssociationDisability Insurance: When the Doctor Is the Patient2011
MPMNETWORK.COMDisability Insurance and the Physician Practice: A Primer for Physicians and Office Managers2010
Chiropractic EconomicsTo be Forewarned is to be forearmed2009
Long Island Business NewsEmployers affected by an aging boomer population2009
Agent's Sales JournalHow to Build and Maintain Client Loyalty During the Long-Term Disability Claims Process2009
Long Island Business NewsEmployers affected by an aging boomer population2009
Podiatry Management MagazineWhat you need to know about filing a claim for disability benefits2007
CFIDS CronicalsFinding Success in the Disability Wars2006

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
City University of New York School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
State University of New York, Stony BrookSociology and EconomicsB.A.1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
AHRCDisability Insurance2014
AHRC Annual meetingWhat to know about disability law2013
AHRCDisability Law2013
AHRC Annual MeetingDisability Law2012
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawDisability Law2011
Greater Long Island Dental SocietyWhat you need to know to file a disability claim2011
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawSocial Security Claims2010