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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

McDonnell Patrick J. McDonnell
516.213.3104
Patrick J. McDonnell has represented insurers throughout his career. He attended law school at night and graduated from Fordham University Law School in 1984 and was admitted to the bar in 1985. While attending school Mr. McDonnell worked as an investigator for Equifax.

With his partner Elizabeth Adels, Mr. McDonnell found McDonnell Adels & Klestzick, P.C. in 1995, specializing in personal injury fraud, general liability defense, reimbursement actions, insurance coverage and appeals. He has tried personal injury, coverage cases and recovery actions in both Federal and State Court.

Mr. McDonnell is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations. He lectures regularly before professional and industry groups and insurers.

McDonnell Adels & Klestzick has been at the forefront of developing the law on the burden of proof for denying coverage for intentional acts and non covered losses; identifying fraudulently incorporated professional corporations; and parties rights at examinations under oath.

bar admission
State of New York

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