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senior partners
- Elizabeth Adels
- Patrick J. McDonnell
- Evan W. Klestzick
- Edward M. Ryan

junior partners
- Julie A. Linwood
- Stuart M. Flamen
- Joseph Schwarzenberg
- Michael Hanratty

associates
- Joseph Clark
- Ralph Franco
- Michael Giordano
- Sue Jean Jhun
- Pamela Gould Kipnis
- Joann Lanza
- Linda Mulé
- Sakol Muratovic
- Courtney Napoli
- James F. Scozzari
- Christopher Stevens

Adels Elizabeth Adels
516.213.3104
Elizabeth Adels founded McDonnell Adels & Klestzick, P.L.L.C. with Patrick McDonnell in 1995. The Firm now has approximately twenty lawyers and is located in Garden City, Long Island, New York. The practice specializes in representing insurers in the defense and prevention of fraudulent claims.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Adels served as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County. Thereafter Ms. Adels became a partner at another Long Island law firm where for ten years she supervised a group of attorneys and paralegals engaged in personal injury and defense litigation. She has litigated a wide variety of cases including malpractice, labor law, premises liability, automobile accident, property damages and intentional acts.

Ms. Adels has also successfully litigated numerous complex matters involving insurance fraud and liability issues, including reimbursement and declaratory judgment actions.

Ms. Adels has conducted numerous seminars for clients and professional groups concerning personal injury fraud and coverage issues, defense litigation and New York Civil Practice.

bar admission
State of New York, 1980

court admission
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1981

bar memberships
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Nassau County Bar Association

education
St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1979
Boston University, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 1976