Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y. has announced managing partner Anthony J. Enea and partner Sara E. Meyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in New York Metro Super Lawyers 2016 in the field of Elder Law. This marks the tenth consecutive year Mr. Enea and fourth consecutive year Ms. Meyers have been included in the Super Lawyers list.
The research team at Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters, undertakes a rigorous, multi-phase selection process each year. Once nominations are determined through a statewide survey of lawyers, candidates then undergo independent evaluations by an attorney-led research staff and a peer review by practice area. Attorneys are recognized in more than 70 practice areas and no more than 5 percent of lawyers are selected annually in each state.
Longtime colleagues, Mr. Enea and Ms. Meyers are highly regarded for their expertise, integrity and fierce commitment to the protection of the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families.
Named Westchester County's Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards and Best Lawyers' 2017 Trusts & Estates "Lawyer of the Year" in White Plains, Mr. Enea is a past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section and a fellow of the New York Bar Foundation. His practice areas include elder law; Medicaid asset protection trusts; Medicaid applications (home care and nursing home); special needs planning; guardianships (Article 81 and 17-A); and wills, trusts and estates. Mr. Enea serves as president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation and a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a past president of the organization's New York Chapter.
"I am proud to be among the distinguished attorneys on this year's Super Lawyers list and feel privileged to share the honor with my partner, Sara Meyers," said Mr. Enea.
An authority on Medicaid and special needs planning, Ms. Meyers practice areas include elder law; home health care; Medicaid planning; wills, trusts and estates; and guardianships. She a past chair of the Westchester County Bar Association's Elder Law Committee and a member of the New York State Bar Association's Elder Law Section and Trusts & Estates Section. A frequent lecturer for both the WCBA and NYSBA, Ms. Meyers is also an editor of the Westchester County Bar Journal and the NYSBA Elder Law Section's Elder and Special Needs Law Journal.