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

Our Team

Our Team

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.
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.
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.
Of Counsel
Richard A. Dubi is a founding partner of Richard A. Dubi, P.C. (, a litigation law firm that, for more than 25 years, has concentrated in complex commercial and corporate litigation, as well as catastrophic injury and professional liability litigation, taxation and contested estate matters.
Of Counsel
Christopher has been practicing insurance law since he was admitted to the bar in 1993. Since 2002, he has concentrated on the prosecution of ERISA disability claims, both pre-suit and in court.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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


  • A company made an error in how they sold me my long-term disability insurance policy and they offered me a lump sum settlement. I did not fully understand the offer

    Physician–New York
  • My claim was denied by my insurance company. My medical condition wasn’t understood by my physicians. My first attorney gave me terrible advice. My family faced financial ruin without the

    Physician – New York
  • After practicing law for many years, it became clear that the multitude of my illnesses were preventing me from being effective as a lawyer. I had no experience with long-term

    Lawyer — New York
  • As former president and chief executive officer of a large, publicly traded company, I understand the need to hire good attorneys. When an illness prevented me from continuing to work

    CEO — tri-state region
  • Before choosing Schwartz law I was overwhelmed and confused about the whole LTD process and wanted to make sure I wasn’t making any wrong decisions for me and my family.

    Telecommunications Manager

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

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

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

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Phone: (516) 745-1122
Fax: (516) 745-0844