Nancy Burner‚ Esq. is the founder of Burner Law Group‚ P.C. established in 1995. Nancy holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association. Since 2014‚ Nancy has been selected by her peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America for Elder Law. Most recently in 2020‚ she was named as the Long Island Elder Law Attorney of the year by this same publication. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 8.2 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys
Nancy is a former five term trustee for the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, a state administered agency which was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State. She is also a past president of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association and a past co-chair of the Suffolk County Elder Law Committee.
Nancy frequently lectures on the legislative changes‚ financial implications‚ and governmental benefits affecting the elderly and special needs population. In 2016‚ Nancy was named as an "Outstanding Woman in Law" by Hofstra University School of Law Center for Children Families and the Law. Later that same year‚ she was named by Manhattan Magazine as a Big Apple Entrepreneur winner.
For thirteen consecutive years‚ Nancy has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law. Super Lawyers‚ part of Thomson Reuters‚ is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. As a Super Lawyer‚ Nancy has also received this award in the Top 50: Women Attorney category in New York.
Nancy continues to grow her practice with offices in New York City‚ Setauket‚ and Westhampton Beach.