Michael L. Pfeifer Esq.

Pfeifer-photo-Michael[3]Michael L. Pfeifer is a partner of the Firm and has been practicing law since 1987. He concentrates in the areas of Elder Law, Special Needs Planning and Estate Planning.

He is a former Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and is peer rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Pfeifer is member of the Legal Advisory Board of the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center (ADRC). He frequently lectures to other attorneys, government employees, accountants and community groups, which include continuing legal education seminars for the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Academy of Law. He has taught adult education courses in elder law throughout Nassau County. He is also a contributor to the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, published by the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Pfeifer’s professional memberships include the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association; the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association; the Elder Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and the Surrogate’s Court, Estates & Trusts Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. He is a past Chairperson of the Legislative Sub-Committee and is a past President of Gerontology Professionals of New York. Mr. Pfeifer is a former member of the board of directors of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and is a member of Senior Umbrella Network of Nassau County. He is a member of the Attorney Round Table, a lawyers’ business networking group comprised of some of the leading practitioners in their respective areas of law practice in the New York metropolitan area.

In 2005, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society honored Mr. Pfeifer for his community service and philanthropic contributions. He was also named the Kiwanian of the Year of the Long Island South Central Division for the year 1992-1993. Mr. Pfeifer has appeared on the radio program “Physical Therapy…Physical Health” to talk about elder law issues. He was the expert for the May 19, 2007 and August 2, 2008 “Ask the Expert” columns in Act II of Newsday .

Mr. Pfeifer received his Juris Doctor degree from Pace University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, with high honors, from Stony Brook University.