Jennifer Cona, Esq. Honored at Long Island Power Women in Business
Jennifer Cona, managing partner of Cona Elder Law, a leading elder law firm in Melville, was honored on December 1, 2016 as a winner of The Star Network Long Island Power Women in Business Award. Recognized as an exceptional businesswoman and philanthropist, Jennifer was honored along with several other influential women from Long Island.
According to Amy Amato, President of Events for Schepps Communications who hosted the event, Ms. Cona was honored for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the community. The award recognized Ms. Cona’s dedication to her employees and to the Long Island community.
As managing partner of Cona Elder Law, Ms. Cona practices exclusively in the field of Elder Law including Medicaid planning, preservation of assets, estate planning, estate litigation, probate and administration of estates, guardianships, and special needs planning. As part of her commitment to the community, Cona Elder Law provides pro bono services to veterans and helps low-income seniors through its non-profit, Senior Dreams Come True.
“I am honored to be receiving this award with such an amazing group of women,” offered Cona. “We are all striving to make a difference not only in our careers but in our communities as well. Being part of the Long Island Power Women group, we can all learn from and empower each other.”
A recipient of numerous awards, Ms. Cona has been acknowledged for her business leadership and charitable accomplishments. She is rated a Super Lawyer by The New York Times and was named a Top 10 Legal Eagle on Long Island. Recently, Jennifer was awarded the SmartCEO magazine’s Brava Award for high achievement female CEOs in New York. She has received Long Island Business News’ Leadership In Law Award and has twice been named a Top 50 Most Influential Woman in Business.
Ms. Cona serves on the Board of Trustees of the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF), and was recently nominated to the Board of Directors of United Way Long Island Chapter.
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 for 4 consecutive years and has been a finalist in the HIA Business Achievement Awards. 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, Investor’s News Daily, USA Today, The Daily News, The New York Post, Kiplinger’s, Reader's Digest and many others. Cona Elder Law attorneys have appeared as guests on WNBC-TV, WABC-TV, CNN-fn, News 12, WLNY News 55 and many radio stations including WOR, WCBS AM, WBAB and WFAN.