Managing partner has been elected to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
Online PR News – 05-September-2019 – Melville/NY – Genser Cona Elder Law is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Jennifer Cona been elected to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This latest accomplishment further confirms Ms. Cona's status as one of the preeminent elder law attorneys on Long Island. She has regularly been acknowledged by her peers and her clients for her outstanding legal work, dedication, ingenuity and for creating programs that support the firm and its clients.
Jennifer Cona has managed Genser Cona Elder Law, recognized as Long Island's premier elder law firm, through a period of significant growth and profitability. The firm recently celebrated its 20 year anniversary. Ms. Cona has created a modern, model work culture with innovative programs that embrace and support both the firm's employees and its clients.
The Genser Cona Elder Law ethos respects individuality, values positive work/life integration, encourages team building, and promotes community service. New parents and those caring for aging loved ones benefit from flex-time, telecommuting, and flexible return-to-work options.
Ms. Cona and the firm have received numerous awards. Most recently Genser Cona Elder was named Top Elder Law Firm, and among the top three Trusts & Estates law firms on Long Island by the readers of Long Island Business News (Reader Rankings poll). HIA-LI, a regional business association with more than 1,000 member companies awarded Genser Cona Elder Law its HIA-LI Business Achievement Award for 2018. The firm has also been ranked the #1 Elder Law firm by Long Island Business News (LIBN) for eight consecutive years.
Ms. Cona founded and hosts an annual caregiver conference that provides free, vital information for family and other caregivers. She also launched the firm's "Tools and Advice for Working Caregivers," an elder care employee benefits program that provides support for working caregivers. Under her leadership, the firm has prioritized corporate social responsibility including founding "Senior Dreams Come True," which grants wishes for Long Island's low-income seniors.
Personally, Ms. Cona has been repeatedly honored as one of LIBN's Top 50 Women in Business and was inducted into its Hall of Fame. She was a finalist for the Athena Award in 2019 and has been on the New York Super Lawyers List since 2004. She is the Chair, Board of Trustees, Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation (LIAF) and serves on the Board of Directors, United Way of Long Island. She is being honored by LIAF in October for her service to the board.
Ms. Cona has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Retirement Report, and Long Island Business News, and has appeared as a legal expert on CNN, WNBC News, News 12, TV-55 and WLIW Channel 21, among others.
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Based in Melville, Genser Cona Elder Law is a well-respected law firm concentrating in the areas of elder law, estate planning, estate administration and litigation, and health care law. Genser Cona Elder Law takes a holistic approach to elder law, providing support and resources for older adults and caregivers, and maintains long-term, partnering relationships with clients to provide the best solutions for multiple generations. The firm has been ranked the #1 Elder Law Firm by Long Island Business News for the past eight consecutive years, was honored as "A Firm That Makes a Difference" by the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA-LI), and received the 2018 HIA-LI Business Achievement Award. For additional information, visit www.genserlaw.com.