Cathy S. Flanzig - Partner

Born: Huntington, NY 1960

College: 1982 George Washington University, B.S.

Law School: 1986 J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Cum Laude


  • New York State Courts, 1987
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of New York, 1995


  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Nassau Lawyers Association
  • Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
  • Women Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Super Lawyers- NY Metropolitan Region, 2011-2015
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area 2012-2013

Appointments: Nassau County, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Mediator 2004-present


Ms. Flanzig has been an active litigator in New York for the past 30 years representing the rights of seriously injured New Yorkers. Her results have repeatedly been reported in the New York Law Journal as top "Top 25 Verdicts and Settlements", in the State. She has been named as a " New York's Super Lawyer" an honor limited to only 5% of attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area. She has been included in the list of "The Top Woman Attorneys in the New York Metropolitan Area" ‚Äčas seen in the New York Times Magazine.

In addition to representing the rights of victims of car crashes, pedestrian accidents, as well other personal injury claims, Cathy heads up the firm's Mass Tort and Class Action practice. Her work has included such high profile matters as the Avandia Class Action litigation, the well known Dow Corning Breast Implant Litigation, and the infamous 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Litigation. She also headed the plaintiff's steering committee involving the notorious 1993 Colin Ferguson shooting aboard the Long Island Railroad.

Her practice includes many issues that are uniquely significant to women, including failure to diagnose breast cancer and the failure to provide adequate security and protection that results in sexual assaults or attacks on women. In addition to practicing general negligence, Cathy concentrates on insurance coverage issues, including Uninsured Motorist and No-Fault Coverage. Her focuses also includes Nursing Home negligence and litigating traumatic brain injuries.

She heads the firm's Appellate Practice and has successfully argued cases in the Appellate Divisions of the State. Ms. Flanzig serves as an official Court Mediator in the Supreme Court, Nassau County.

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