About the Attorneys
Jason A. Newfield has spent many years aggressively representing claimants in long term disability insurance and other insurance claims and litigation. He has extensive experience in both Federal and State courts. For the majority of his legal career, he has represented doctors, dentists, accountants, lawyers and other professionals in various capacities. Mr. Newfield litigates cases throughout the country on behalf of aggrieved claimants.
Mr. Newfield served a four year term on the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, a federal committee that advises the United States Department of Health and Human Services regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a medical condition of particular concern to him. He is also a frequent lecturer to medical organizations about the disability process and is a Physician Educator concerning the documentation of support for claimants with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Mr. Newfield is a Member of the American Conference Institute, lecturing to attorneys throughout the country.
Martindale-Hubbell® has rated Mr. Newfield an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell. Super Lawyers has named Mr. Newfield to its select list of attorneys for the 2013 New York Metro listings. He holds a 9.8 Superb rating on AVVO.
He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, where he was a Member and Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review, an editor of the student newspaper and an advocate for employee benefits. He 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, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Second and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
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 and 2013 New York Metro listings. He holds a 10.0 Superb rating on AVVO.
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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