New York, NY (PRWEB) April 06, 2014
New York workers’ compensation law firm Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP is proud to announce that attorney Matthew A. Funk, a partner with the firm, has been elected Deputy Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA).
A workers’ compensation attorney at the firm since 2007, Funk previously served as a member of the NYSTLA’s Legislative Committee. A dedicated attorney who is actively engaged in extensive workers’ compensation litigation, Funk said he is honored by the Association’s nomination and election. The installation ceremony will take place in June.
“The New York State Trial Lawyers Association plays a critical role in ensuring that injured workers across the state have access to the state’s civil justice system,” Funk said. “I am honored to have the opportunity to work as Deputy Treasurer alongside some of the state’s most prominent trial lawyers, coalition partners and community organizations.”
In addition, attorney Catherine M. Stanton, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP and head of the firm’s workers’ department, was recommended by the NYSTLA as a member of the Board of Directors, Class of 2017. Stanton also is Immediate Past President of the Workers’ Injury & Law Advocacy Group.
Senior partner Edgar Romano said Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP is proud to have such accomplished attorneys, which can make a difference for injured workers who are looking for experienced legal counsel.
“When injured workers call our firm, they can rest assured they are speaking with experienced and knowledgeable attorneys with a comprehensive understanding of New York workers’ compensation law,” Romano said. “That’s because our attorneys have experience inside and outside the courtroom. They are actively involved in a variety of important organizations such as NYSTLA. Matt also lectures on numerous occasions, focusing on workers’ compensation law. We’re proud of the accomplishments achieved by Matt, Cathy and other attorneys at the firm.”
Attorney Matthew A. Funk received his undergraduate degree from Albany University in 1995 and went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 1998. He focuses on workers’ compensation cases in New York City. Funk previously served as a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association’s Legislative Committee and is a member of the New York Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health.
About the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association was founded in 1953 as a forum for New York trial lawyers to discuss the needs of workplace injury victims across the state. The organization, which now includes over 3,500 members, works to assure that injured workers have access to the civil justice system throughout the state.
About Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP
With 80 years of experience hearing over 100,000 cases, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP has obtained settlements totaling over a billion dollars for New Yorkers. With 100 legal professionals on staff, the law firm has won numerous accolades for providing its clients with strong, reliable legal representation and has a well-earned reputation as one of the top law firms for cases involving workplace accidents and cases involving workers compensation and Social Security disability.
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