Best Lawyers Names Westchester Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea a “Lawyer of the Year” in Elder Law
Westchester County, N.Y. – Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, managing partner at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, has been named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Elder Law “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.
“Selection for The Best Lawyers in America is an outstanding honor. It is especially rewarding to be recognized by my peers as a ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for the almost thirty years that I have dedicated to protecting the rights of seniors, the disabled and their families,” said Mr. Enea. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is reserved for a single lawyer in each practice specialty within a designated metropolitan area.
A strong leader in Westchester’s legal community, Mr. Enea is president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation, a past president of the Westchester County Bar Association, and a past chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section. Named Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards, Mr. Enea’s practice areas include elder law; Medicaid planning and applications; special needs planning; wills, trusts and estates; guardianships and estate litigation. He is also fluent in Italian.
Regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast over five and a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
2015 marks the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Enea has been recognized by Best Lawyers. He was recognized last year as Best Lawyers’ 2015 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Enea has also been named as one of Westchester County’s “Super Lawyers” annually since 2007 and is an “AV” Rated Preeminent Attorney (Martindale-Hubbell, since 2002).
Mr. Enea is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a past president of the organization’s New York Chapter. He is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation and serves as a board member of the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services. Mr. Enea has achieved a Lead Counsel Rating in Elder Law by the Lead Counsel Review Board.
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Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP is located at 245 Main Street in White Plains, N.Y. with additional offices in Somers, N.Y. Elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea can be reached at 914-269-2367 or [email protected] For the latest news, visit Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano online at www.esslawfirm.com or the firm’s blog, westchesterelderlawblog.wordpress.com.
About Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP is an AV preeminent rated elder law firm with offices in White Plains and Somers, N.Y. The practice concentrates on Elder Law; Medicaid Planning; Nursing Home and Home Care Applications; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Guardianships; Estate Litigation; Supplemental Needs Trusts; and Special Needs Planning. Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP serves Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, the Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island and Queens and is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to seniors, the disabled and their families. Visit the firm online at www.esslawfirm.com and www.westchesterseniors.com.