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, 2011-2019
Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum
Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area, 2012-2019
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" as seen in the New York Times Magazine.
In addition to representing the rights of victims of car crashes, pedestrian
accidents, truck accidents and crashes, bicycle accidents and crashes,
as well other personal injury claims. This includes construction accidents
and injuries caused by negligently and defectively maintianed premises.
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 Colin Ferguson
shooting aboard the Long Island Railroad.
In addition to practicing general negligence, Cathy concentrates on insurance
coverage issues, including Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist claims
and No-Fault Coverage.
Her experience, skill, and dedication to the safe streets movement and
to seeking justice for her clients is shown by the extraordinary results
she has obtained. As a result, Ms. Flanzig has been granted membership
in both theMillion Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group limited to attorneys who have obtain verdicts and settlements
in the millions of dollars.
She has dedicated her pro-bono efforts in helping to obtain compensation
for the victims of the Sept. 11th terrorist attack and donates her time
with the Huntington Interfaith Homeless Initiative.