The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168

Our Team

Our Team

Founder

As one of the firms founding partners, he is known as a highly skilled litigator and strategist in various areas of the law. He is the leader of the firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group and Business & Complex Litigation Group.

Partner

Michail is a seasoned insurance lawyer and litigator and ERISA practioner. He is a key member in the firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group and is Director of our disability claims management services group.

Trial Partner

Matthew is a seasoned trial lawyer, having successfully tried many civil and criminal matters. He has helped numerous clients prosecute and defend complex business, healthcare, insurance recovery and real property matters.

Associate

Maria has zealously and effectively represented clients for over 25 years in commercial litigation, healthcare litigation, insurance recovery litigation, employment litigation and real estate litigation.

Counsel

Scott is an experienced and successful insurance lawyer with more than 15 years of combined experience in the insurance field. Mr. Harrigan was the Managing Attorney of the Schwartz Law disability claims services team.

Counsel

Harold is a tenacious litigator, trial and appellate lawyer; his practice focuses on Business & Complex Litigation, Insurance Litigation and Claims, Corporate Litigation, and Appellate Practice.

Counsel

Kathleen is transactional counsel to Schwartz Law. She is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced real estate and zoning lawyers in the Hamptons.

Senior Claims Paralegal

Ginny is a skilled paralegal with more than 10 years experience, guiding clients through the long term disability claims and litigation process.

Administrator

With over 30 years of financial and operational management as a financial auditor and law firm operations manager, Angela is an accomplished administrator, controller and human resources expert.

Administrative Assistant

Lisa is typically the first contact clients have with the Firm, telling them right away that they have found the right law firm to help them. We’re proud to have Lisa on our team and our clients love her as well.

Bookkeeper

As a full charge bookkeeper and financial administrative assistant for nearly 30 years, Michelle is an Integral part of the financial management team of the Firm.

what our clients say about us

Testimonials

  • When I came to see Evan Schwartz, I had already shut down my business, was in the midst of a horrible divorce, had no income and hadn’t even filed a

    Business owner
  • Evan Schwartz and his team of lawyers fought for me like no one has ever for fought for me before. After a series of bad experiences with both doctors and

    IT Director
  • As a dentist with a private practice knowing I had no choice but to file a long term disability claim, hiring the right law firm was one of the most

    Dentist
  • As Vice President of a large brokerage firm, I did anticipate having a problem with Hartford Insurance Company and, for that reason, I was advised to apply for long term

    V.P. Brokerage Firm
  • Dear Michail: I just received the box containing my copy of the appeal you sent to the insurance company. To say I was overwhelmed would be a complete understatement. My

    Financial Services Manager

Latest Blog

Mediating a Long-Term Disability Case: The New Norm?

After having mediated hundreds of—and settled well over a thousand—long-term disability cases, I have found that mediation has now become the standard in the long-term disability industry for resolving disputed

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Trying a Long-Term Disability Case: The Big Gamble?

Having participated in a number of long-term disability trials over the years, I can tell you that the trial process is an exhilarating experience—for an attorney—but is a very daunting

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Why You Need a Lawyer Before Filing an LTD Claim

{3:40 minutes to read} Many years ago, before 1995, a professional could file a long-term disability claim on their own and likely get paid. After 1995, the industry changed dramatically.

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Manhattan Offices

The Chanin Building, 122 East 42nd Street, Suite 725, New York, New York 10168

Toll Free: (800) 745-1755
Phone: (212) 608-5445

Garden City Office

666 Old Country Road, Ninth Floor, Garden City, New York 11530

Toll Free: (800) 745-1755
Phone: (516) 745-1122
Fax: (516) 745-0844