The HIA-LI will honor the Melville-based leading elder law firm Cona Elder Law PLLC (Cona Elder Law) as a finalist of the prestigious 2014 Business Achievement Award at the Gala Luncheon on September 16th at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive, is the keynote speaker at HIA’s 20th Annual Award ceremony attended by more than 500 business leaders and political dignitaries on LI.
At the event, Melissa Negrin-Wiener, Esq., partner at Cona Elder Law, will receive a plaque recognizing the firm for their commitment to Long Island, industry leadership, employer/employee relations and revenue and profitability trends over the last three years.
Based on an essay submitted by the firm and a personal interview by the HIA board, Cona Elder Law stood out from other nominees based on such accomplishments as: involving their employees in charitable community activities, exceptional work they do for their clients, named a top elder law firm on LI for the last several years with continued growth and expansion into new markets.
“We are so pleased to be selected by HIA as a leader in the Long Island business community,” says Jennifer Cona, managing partner of Cona Elder Law. “It is an honor to be in the company of other outstanding organizations who dedicate themselves to high quality client services while still finding time to improve our local community.”
Cona Elder Law is looking to continue its expansion of its programs servicing low-income seniors, such as the non-profit Senior Dreams Come True as well as their leadership in the industry assisting colleagues with complex cases, running the Elder Law Focus Group for advanced elder law practitioners and developing new programs for all seniors.
Cona Elder Law is recognized as a leading elder law and estate planning firm on Long Island. The firm was ranked the #1 Elder Law firm by Long Island Business News in 2012, 2013 and 2014. The firm provides creative advocacy and cutting edge planning strategies and has been featured in many publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, L.I. Business News, Kiplinger’s, Reader's Digest and many others. Cona Elder Law attorneys are frequent contributors to Newsday’s Act II “Ask the Expert” column and have appeared as guests on WNBC-TV, CNN-fn, News 12, News 55, Channel 21 "Act II With Newsday" and many radio stations including WOR, WCBS AM and WFAN.