Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP

We're just like you -- hard-working New Yorkers who believe in justice and doing what's right. For over 80 years our firm has been helping good, hard-working people like you get the compensation you rightfully deserve.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP

We're just like you -- hard-working New Yorkers who believe in justice and doing what's right. For over 80 years our firm has been helping good, hard-working people like you get the compensation you rightfully deserve.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

Firm Overview

Experienced, Diligent New York Personal Injury Attorneys Who Fight Hard for Every Client

Real People Going After Serious Settlements For Those Who Have Been Injured.

In the 80 years since we opened our doors, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP has, as a firm, earned many awards, accolades and memberships in numerous distinguished professional legal organizations:

Mardindale Hubbell AV Pre-Eminent Rating

Scores of 10 from AVVO Expert Legal Advice

Board of the Society of New York Workers Compensation Bar Association

Advisory Board of Mt. Sinai's Occupational Clinic

Advisory Board of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt Sinai

Board of Director's of New York State Trial Lawyers' Association

Chair of the Workers Compensation Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association

Members of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Long Island Pulse Legal Eagle Award Top Attorneys on Long Island

Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers

SuperLawyers

President, Past President and Board members of the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group

Past Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the American Association for Justice

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Main Office

Manhattan, NY
551 5th Ave
#520
New York, NY 10176

Phone

(212) 341-7900

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

24 hours

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Other Offices
  • Brooklyn, NY

    180 Livingston St
    #2
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

  • Brooklyn, NY

    2053 Flatbush Ave
    Floor 1
    Brooklyn, NY 11234

  • The Bronx, NY

    1775 Grand Concourse
    Suite 701
    The Bronx, NY 10453

  • Queens, NY

    118-35 Queens Blvd
    #950
    Forest Hills, NY 11375

  • Brentwood, NY

    500 Express Dr S
    #100
    Brentwood, NY 11717

  • Hicksville, NY

    25 Newbridge Rd
    #203
    Hicksville, NY 11801

  • Middletown, NY

    401 E Main St
    401 E Main St
    Middletown, NY 10940

  • New City, NY

    369 S Main St
    New City, NY 10956

  • New Windsor, NY

    117 Executive Dr
    #200
    New Windsor, NY 12553

  • White Plains, NY

    1 N Broadway
    #802
    White Plains, NY 10601

  • Albany, NY

    120 State St
    Albany, NY 12207

Workers Compensation

We're just like you- hard-working New Yorkers who believe in justice and doing what's right. For over 80 years our firm has been helping good, hard-working people like you get the compensation you rightly deserve.

Our success rate as a New York law firm is widely known and the numbers say it all-we've served over 100,000 clients and have obtained settlements totaling over three billion dollars. With more than 100 seasoned legal professionals on the staff of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, we're the tough, reliable New York personal injury legal team you need for any personal injury, workers compesation, Social Security, civil service disability pension or union member issue. The insurance companies know you are serious when you have a major New York City law firm advocating for you.

You've come to us for a reason-and you've come to the right place. With more than eight decades of experience in defending the rights of New Yorkers, we help clients get the justice they deserve. Whether you need help with a workers compensation claim because you got hurt on a construction site or you aren't sure of your rights as an injured union member, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP is here to help.

These are just a few of our areas of practice. We are experienced New York workers compensation lawyers and New York personal injury attorneys who help people just like you who are facing a variety of difficult circumstances. If you are struggling with a Social Security Disability claim or need help pursuing a civil service disability pension, contact our experienced legal professionals today for a free consultation.

Don't underestimate the seriousness of your accident or injury. What might seem like a straightforward case can quickly become a complicated legal problem. With so much at stake, it's critical you contact an experienced New York accident lawyer to discuss the details of your case. Your future could be at stake. Don't take any unnecessary risks. Contact us today. Call 800-692-3717

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Edgar Romano

Mr. Romano, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Brandeis University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School. Mr. Romano litigates workers compensation claims, including cases involving occupational exposure, asbestos and industrial irritants. He has lectured extensively to labor unions and medical providers. Mr. Romano is a Past President of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group and is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association. He is a member of the Leader's Forum of the American Association for Justice and Past Chair of the workers compensation section. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Jewish Lawyer's Guild, and New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH). Mr. Romano serves on the Advisory Committee of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and on the Advisory Board of the I.J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Romano was selected Super Lawyer for 2013 in the area of workers compensation by Super Lawyers magazine. He received this award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well.

Super Lawyers 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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

He has been included in the 2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.S. by the National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense. This is the third year that Mr. Romano has achieved this honor.

Mr. Romano was selected as one of the "Workers Compensation Notable People for 2008". These selections are made by the LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Center, which states that "These exceptional people have worked tirelessly on behalf of their clients and others and have made significant contributions to the workers compensation system and/or the workplace." For the complete story, visit LexisNexis Workers Compensation.



Areas of Practice
Workers compensation

Education
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Brandeis University

Professional Associations and Memberships
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group -Past President
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association -Member of the Board of Directors
American Association for Justice -Past Chair of the Workers Compensation Section and Member of the Leader's Forum
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Jewish Lawyer's Guild
New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH)
World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital -Member of the Advisory Board
Who's Who in American Law
2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.

Honors/Awards
Super Lawyer in Workers Compensation, 2010-2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyer's in New York, 2011, 2012, 2013
A/V Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO Rating 10.0, Superb, Top Attorney Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation Notable Person 2008


Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Edgar Romano

Mr. Romano, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Brandeis University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School. Mr. Romano litigates workers compensation claims, including cases involving occupational exposure, asbestos and industrial irritants. He has lectured extensively to labor unions and medical providers. Mr. Romano is a Past President of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group and is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association. He is a member of the Leader's Forum of the American Association for Justice and Past Chair of the workers compensation section. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Jewish Lawyer's Guild, and New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH). Mr. Romano serves on the Advisory Committee of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and on the Advisory Board of the I.J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Romano was selected Super Lawyer for 2013 in the area of workers compensation by Super Lawyers magazine. He received this award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well.

Super Lawyers 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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

He has been included in the 2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.S. by the National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense. This is the third year that Mr. Romano has achieved this honor.

Mr. Romano was selected as one of the "Workers Compensation Notable People for 2008". These selections are made by the LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Center, which states that "These exceptional people have worked tirelessly on behalf of their clients and others and have made significant contributions to the workers compensation system and/or the workplace." For the complete story, visit LexisNexis Workers Compensation.



Areas of Practice
Workers compensation

Education
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Brandeis University

Professional Associations and Memberships
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group -Past President
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association -Member of the Board of Directors
American Association for Justice -Past Chair of the Workers Compensation Section and Member of the Leader's Forum
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Jewish Lawyer's Guild
New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH)
World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital -Member of the Advisory Board
Who's Who in American Law
2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.

Honors/Awards
Super Lawyer in Workers Compensation, 2010-2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyer's in New York, 2011, 2012, 2013
A/V Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO Rating 10.0, Superb, Top Attorney Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation Notable Person 2008


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Victor Pasternack

Victor Pasternack is the managing partner emeritus of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton and Romano, LLP, a firm concentrating in workers' compensation, Social Security disability, civil service pension, and personal injury. Mr. Pasternack brings over 41 years of experience in the field of workers' compensation law and is well known in the legal community for his expertise in this area.

He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1970 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1975. He has been a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association since 1978 and has served on its Board of Directors since 1987. Now serving as an emeritus member, he has been elected deputy treasurer, treasurer and secretary of the association. In 1988, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Association.

Mr. Pasternack is also a founding member of the Injured Workers' Bar Association, has chaired the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and has also served as the New York State Captain for Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now, the American Association for Justice). He is past president of the New York State Workers' Compensation Bar Association and member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group and the New York State Bar Association, Insurance Personal Injury and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Division. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WILG- Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group- A national organization of advocates for injured workers rights.

Mr. Pasternack has lectured widely on workers' compensation topics, particularly before groups of trial lawyers and labor unions. He has been an adjunct professor of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations teaching a course on workers' compensation. He has also lectured at a workshop given for the Law Judges of the Workers' Compensation Board. For the past twenty-seven years he been chosen to be the reporter and lecturer for the chapter on "Workers' Compensation" at the "Decisions" program of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, a yearly seminar widely attended by trial lawyers throughout the State of New York. He has also lectured at the Practicing Law Institute on Workers' Compensation topics.

He is also a member of the New York State Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and has conducted workshops for union members through its workers' compensation committee conferences. In 2012 he was elected a Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers, an organization established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of Workers Compensation. He is Lead Counsel Rated in workers compensation and Social Security and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Pasternack has once again been named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Workers' Compensation for 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the the eleventh time he has been so recognized. Mr. Pasternack is rated AV ®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Personal injury
Social Security Disability
Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Distinguished Service Award from New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Injured Workers Bar Association
Workers Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association
Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Workplace Injury Litigation Group
New York State Bar Association
Honors/Awards

Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers compensation, 2009-2019

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Victor Pasternack

Victor Pasternack is the managing partner emeritus of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton and Romano, LLP, a firm concentrating in workers' compensation, Social Security disability, civil service pension, and personal injury. Mr. Pasternack brings over 41 years of experience in the field of workers' compensation law and is well known in the legal community for his expertise in this area.

He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1970 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1975. He has been a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association since 1978 and has served on its Board of Directors since 1987. Now serving as an emeritus member, he has been elected deputy treasurer, treasurer and secretary of the association. In 1988, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Association.

Mr. Pasternack is also a founding member of the Injured Workers' Bar Association, has chaired the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and has also served as the New York State Captain for Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now, the American Association for Justice). He is past president of the New York State Workers' Compensation Bar Association and member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group and the New York State Bar Association, Insurance Personal Injury and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Division. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WILG- Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group- A national organization of advocates for injured workers rights.

Mr. Pasternack has lectured widely on workers' compensation topics, particularly before groups of trial lawyers and labor unions. He has been an adjunct professor of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations teaching a course on workers' compensation. He has also lectured at a workshop given for the Law Judges of the Workers' Compensation Board. For the past twenty-seven years he been chosen to be the reporter and lecturer for the chapter on "Workers' Compensation" at the "Decisions" program of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, a yearly seminar widely attended by trial lawyers throughout the State of New York. He has also lectured at the Practicing Law Institute on Workers' Compensation topics.

He is also a member of the New York State Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and has conducted workshops for union members through its workers' compensation committee conferences. In 2012 he was elected a Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers, an organization established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of Workers Compensation. He is Lead Counsel Rated in workers compensation and Social Security and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Pasternack has once again been named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Workers' Compensation for 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the the eleventh time he has been so recognized. Mr. Pasternack is rated AV ®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Personal injury
Social Security Disability
Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Distinguished Service Award from New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Injured Workers Bar Association
Workers Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association
Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Workplace Injury Litigation Group
New York State Bar Association
Honors/Awards

Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers compensation, 2009-2019

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Barbara Doblin Tilker

Ms. Tilker, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handled Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims for the firm, on a high volume basis for both adults and children.

She is a graduate of New York University and St. John's University School of Law. Admitted Appellate Division, 2nd Department: State of NY: January 1978. Eastern District and Southern District of New York: April 1978 Admitted United States Supreme Court: January 2010.

Ms. Tilker has concentrated for more than thirty years in Social Security Disability law and has served two terms as President of the New York Social Security Bar Association from 1990-1994. She is presently a Trustee of this organization.

She was named in New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region, in the practice area of Social Security Disability for the years 2007-2014 and has lectured extensively to groups for the disabled including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Arthritis Foundation. In addition, Super Lawyers in March 2015 named Ms. Tilker to its Top 100 list of female lawyers in the New York metro region. A year earlier, she was listed as one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York. We are very proud that she and another partner, Catherine M. Stanton, have been chosen for this honor.

She has appeared on public service radio and cable television on the topic of Social Security Disability and is presently on the panel of the Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in the practice area of Social Security Disability.

She has advised numerous unions regarding member entitlement and has run multiple educational workshops for physicians throughout the metropolitan area. Ms. Tilker has made presentations to the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law, and St. Luke's Hospital Symposium.

Barbara is currently a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives; the Nassau County Women's Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She has published articles on Social Security Disability for the New York State Trial Lawyers Quarterly and Bill of Particulars.

Her awards include a Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque; The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque; Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders.

Areas of Practice

Social Security Disability
Supplemental Security Income
Education

St. John's University School of Law
New York University
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York Social Security Bar Association
Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Social Security)
New York Social Security Bar Association
The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
The Nassau County Women's Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Honors/Awards

New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region in Social Security Disability (2007-2014)
Named to the New York Super Lawyers Women's Edition list, which features the top women attorneys in the New York Metro area, 2013-2015
Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque
The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque
Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders

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Barbara Doblin Tilker

Ms. Tilker, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handled Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims for the firm, on a high volume basis for both adults and children.

She is a graduate of New York University and St. John's University School of Law. Admitted Appellate Division, 2nd Department: State of NY: January 1978. Eastern District and Southern District of New York: April 1978 Admitted United States Supreme Court: January 2010.

Ms. Tilker has concentrated for more than thirty years in Social Security Disability law and has served two terms as President of the New York Social Security Bar Association from 1990-1994. She is presently a Trustee of this organization.

She was named in New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region, in the practice area of Social Security Disability for the years 2007-2014 and has lectured extensively to groups for the disabled including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Arthritis Foundation. In addition, Super Lawyers in March 2015 named Ms. Tilker to its Top 100 list of female lawyers in the New York metro region. A year earlier, she was listed as one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York. We are very proud that she and another partner, Catherine M. Stanton, have been chosen for this honor.

She has appeared on public service radio and cable television on the topic of Social Security Disability and is presently on the panel of the Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in the practice area of Social Security Disability.

She has advised numerous unions regarding member entitlement and has run multiple educational workshops for physicians throughout the metropolitan area. Ms. Tilker has made presentations to the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law, and St. Luke's Hospital Symposium.

Barbara is currently a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives; the Nassau County Women's Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She has published articles on Social Security Disability for the New York State Trial Lawyers Quarterly and Bill of Particulars.

Her awards include a Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque; The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque; Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders.

Areas of Practice

Social Security Disability
Supplemental Security Income
Education

St. John's University School of Law
New York University
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York Social Security Bar Association
Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Social Security)
New York Social Security Bar Association
The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
The Nassau County Women's Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Honors/Awards

New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region in Social Security Disability (2007-2014)
Named to the New York Super Lawyers Women's Edition list, which features the top women attorneys in the New York Metro area, 2013-2015
Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque
The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque
Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Robert Saminsky

Mr. Saminsky, a partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He graduated with a B.B.A. from Hofstra University in 1969, a master's of science degree from CCNY in 1971 and earned his Law Degree at St. John's University Law School in 1975.

A former criminal litigation attorney, Robert has a reputation as being a tenacious advocate with over 30 years of experience. He was a past member of the New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations. He has lectured extensively to the members of various Labor Unions and Law Enforcement Organizations about workers compensation injuries and occupational disease.

Mr. Saminsky is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," and "Who's Who in Society."

Mr. Saminsky was once again named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation in 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is his ninth time being recognized.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Education

St. John's University Law School, New York
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Queens County Bar Association
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in Society
Honors/Awards

Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation, 2009-2016, 2019

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Robert Saminsky

Mr. Saminsky, a partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He graduated with a B.B.A. from Hofstra University in 1969, a master's of science degree from CCNY in 1971 and earned his Law Degree at St. John's University Law School in 1975.

A former criminal litigation attorney, Robert has a reputation as being a tenacious advocate with over 30 years of experience. He was a past member of the New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations. He has lectured extensively to the members of various Labor Unions and Law Enforcement Organizations about workers compensation injuries and occupational disease.

Mr. Saminsky is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," and "Who's Who in Society."

Mr. Saminsky was once again named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation in 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is his ninth time being recognized.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Education

St. John's University Law School, New York
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Queens County Bar Association
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in Society
Honors/Awards

Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation, 2009-2016, 2019

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William Aronin

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William Aronin

Firm Overview

Experienced, Diligent New York Personal Injury Attorneys Who Fight Hard for Every Client

Real People Going After Serious Settlements For Those Who Have Been Injured.

In the 80 years since we opened our doors, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP has, as a firm, earned many awards, accolades and memberships in numerous distinguished professional legal organizations:

Mardindale Hubbell AV Pre-Eminent Rating

Scores of 10 from AVVO Expert Legal Advice

Board of the Society of New York Workers Compensation Bar Association

Advisory Board of Mt. Sinai's Occupational Clinic

Advisory Board of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt Sinai

Board of Director's of New York State Trial Lawyers' Association

Chair of the Workers Compensation Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association

Members of the Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Long Island Pulse Legal Eagle Award Top Attorneys on Long Island

Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers

SuperLawyers

President, Past President and Board members of the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group

Past Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the American Association for Justice

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Main Office

Manhattan, NY
551 5th Ave
#520
New York, NY 10176

Phone

(212) 341-7900

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

24 hours

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Other Offices
  • Brooklyn, NY

    180 Livingston St
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    2053 Flatbush Ave
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    1775 Grand Concourse
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    The Bronx, NY 10453

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    118-35 Queens Blvd
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    401 E Main St
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  • New City, NY

    369 S Main St
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  • New Windsor, NY

    117 Executive Dr
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  • White Plains, NY

    1 N Broadway
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    White Plains, NY 10601

  • Albany, NY

    120 State St
    Albany, NY 12207

Workers Compensation

We're just like you- hard-working New Yorkers who believe in justice and doing what's right. For over 80 years our firm has been helping good, hard-working people like you get the compensation you rightly deserve.

Our success rate as a New York law firm is widely known and the numbers say it all-we've served over 100,000 clients and have obtained settlements totaling over three billion dollars. With more than 100 seasoned legal professionals on the staff of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, we're the tough, reliable New York personal injury legal team you need for any personal injury, workers compesation, Social Security, civil service disability pension or union member issue. The insurance companies know you are serious when you have a major New York City law firm advocating for you.

You've come to us for a reason-and you've come to the right place. With more than eight decades of experience in defending the rights of New Yorkers, we help clients get the justice they deserve. Whether you need help with a workers compensation claim because you got hurt on a construction site or you aren't sure of your rights as an injured union member, Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP is here to help.

These are just a few of our areas of practice. We are experienced New York workers compensation lawyers and New York personal injury attorneys who help people just like you who are facing a variety of difficult circumstances. If you are struggling with a Social Security Disability claim or need help pursuing a civil service disability pension, contact our experienced legal professionals today for a free consultation.

Don't underestimate the seriousness of your accident or injury. What might seem like a straightforward case can quickly become a complicated legal problem. With so much at stake, it's critical you contact an experienced New York accident lawyer to discuss the details of your case. Your future could be at stake. Don't take any unnecessary risks. Contact us today. Call 800-692-3717

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Edgar Romano

Mr. Romano, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Brandeis University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School. Mr. Romano litigates workers compensation claims, including cases involving occupational exposure, asbestos and industrial irritants. He has lectured extensively to labor unions and medical providers. Mr. Romano is a Past President of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group and is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association. He is a member of the Leader's Forum of the American Association for Justice and Past Chair of the workers compensation section. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Jewish Lawyer's Guild, and New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH). Mr. Romano serves on the Advisory Committee of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and on the Advisory Board of the I.J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Romano was selected Super Lawyer for 2013 in the area of workers compensation by Super Lawyers magazine. He received this award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well.

Super Lawyers 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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

He has been included in the 2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.S. by the National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense. This is the third year that Mr. Romano has achieved this honor.

Mr. Romano was selected as one of the "Workers Compensation Notable People for 2008". These selections are made by the LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Center, which states that "These exceptional people have worked tirelessly on behalf of their clients and others and have made significant contributions to the workers compensation system and/or the workplace." For the complete story, visit LexisNexis Workers Compensation.



Areas of Practice
Workers compensation

Education
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Brandeis University

Professional Associations and Memberships
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group -Past President
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association -Member of the Board of Directors
American Association for Justice -Past Chair of the Workers Compensation Section and Member of the Leader's Forum
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Jewish Lawyer's Guild
New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH)
World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital -Member of the Advisory Board
Who's Who in American Law
2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.

Honors/Awards
Super Lawyer in Workers Compensation, 2010-2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyer's in New York, 2011, 2012, 2013
A/V Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO Rating 10.0, Superb, Top Attorney Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation Notable Person 2008


Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Edgar Romano

Mr. Romano, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Brandeis University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The John Marshall Law School. Mr. Romano litigates workers compensation claims, including cases involving occupational exposure, asbestos and industrial irritants. He has lectured extensively to labor unions and medical providers. Mr. Romano is a Past President of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group and is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association. He is a member of the Leader's Forum of the American Association for Justice and Past Chair of the workers compensation section. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the Jewish Lawyer's Guild, and New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH). Mr. Romano serves on the Advisory Committee of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and on the Advisory Board of the I.J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Romano was selected Super Lawyer for 2013 in the area of workers compensation by Super Lawyers magazine. He received this award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well.

Super Lawyers 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. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

He has been included in the 2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.S. by the National Trial Lawyers, a national organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as trial lawyers, both civil plaintiff and criminal defense. This is the third year that Mr. Romano has achieved this honor.

Mr. Romano was selected as one of the "Workers Compensation Notable People for 2008". These selections are made by the LexisNexis Workers Compensation Law Center, which states that "These exceptional people have worked tirelessly on behalf of their clients and others and have made significant contributions to the workers compensation system and/or the workplace." For the complete story, visit LexisNexis Workers Compensation.



Areas of Practice
Workers compensation

Education
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago
Brandeis University

Professional Associations and Memberships
Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group -Past President
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association -Member of the Board of Directors
American Association for Justice -Past Chair of the Workers Compensation Section and Member of the Leader's Forum
New York State Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Jewish Lawyer's Guild
New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health (NYCOSH)
World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program at Mt. Sinai Hospital -Member of the Advisory Board
Who's Who in American Law
2013 Top 100 Trial Lawyers in N.Y.

Honors/Awards
Super Lawyer in Workers Compensation, 2010-2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyer's in New York, 2011, 2012, 2013
A/V Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO Rating 10.0, Superb, Top Attorney Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation Notable Person 2008


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Victor Pasternack

Victor Pasternack is the managing partner emeritus of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton and Romano, LLP, a firm concentrating in workers' compensation, Social Security disability, civil service pension, and personal injury. Mr. Pasternack brings over 41 years of experience in the field of workers' compensation law and is well known in the legal community for his expertise in this area.

He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1970 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1975. He has been a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association since 1978 and has served on its Board of Directors since 1987. Now serving as an emeritus member, he has been elected deputy treasurer, treasurer and secretary of the association. In 1988, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Association.

Mr. Pasternack is also a founding member of the Injured Workers' Bar Association, has chaired the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and has also served as the New York State Captain for Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now, the American Association for Justice). He is past president of the New York State Workers' Compensation Bar Association and member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group and the New York State Bar Association, Insurance Personal Injury and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Division. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WILG- Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group- A national organization of advocates for injured workers rights.

Mr. Pasternack has lectured widely on workers' compensation topics, particularly before groups of trial lawyers and labor unions. He has been an adjunct professor of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations teaching a course on workers' compensation. He has also lectured at a workshop given for the Law Judges of the Workers' Compensation Board. For the past twenty-seven years he been chosen to be the reporter and lecturer for the chapter on "Workers' Compensation" at the "Decisions" program of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, a yearly seminar widely attended by trial lawyers throughout the State of New York. He has also lectured at the Practicing Law Institute on Workers' Compensation topics.

He is also a member of the New York State Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and has conducted workshops for union members through its workers' compensation committee conferences. In 2012 he was elected a Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers, an organization established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of Workers Compensation. He is Lead Counsel Rated in workers compensation and Social Security and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Pasternack has once again been named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Workers' Compensation for 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the the eleventh time he has been so recognized. Mr. Pasternack is rated AV ®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Personal injury
Social Security Disability
Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Distinguished Service Award from New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Injured Workers Bar Association
Workers Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association
Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Workplace Injury Litigation Group
New York State Bar Association
Honors/Awards

Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers compensation, 2009-2019

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Victor Pasternack

Victor Pasternack is the managing partner emeritus of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton and Romano, LLP, a firm concentrating in workers' compensation, Social Security disability, civil service pension, and personal injury. Mr. Pasternack brings over 41 years of experience in the field of workers' compensation law and is well known in the legal community for his expertise in this area.

He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1970 and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1975. He has been a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association since 1978 and has served on its Board of Directors since 1987. Now serving as an emeritus member, he has been elected deputy treasurer, treasurer and secretary of the association. In 1988, he received the Distinguished Service Award of the Association.

Mr. Pasternack is also a founding member of the Injured Workers' Bar Association, has chaired the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and has also served as the New York State Captain for Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (now, the American Association for Justice). He is past president of the New York State Workers' Compensation Bar Association and member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group and the New York State Bar Association, Insurance Personal Injury and Compensation Law Section, Workers Compensation Division. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WILG- Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group- A national organization of advocates for injured workers rights.

Mr. Pasternack has lectured widely on workers' compensation topics, particularly before groups of trial lawyers and labor unions. He has been an adjunct professor of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations teaching a course on workers' compensation. He has also lectured at a workshop given for the Law Judges of the Workers' Compensation Board. For the past twenty-seven years he been chosen to be the reporter and lecturer for the chapter on "Workers' Compensation" at the "Decisions" program of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, a yearly seminar widely attended by trial lawyers throughout the State of New York. He has also lectured at the Practicing Law Institute on Workers' Compensation topics.

He is also a member of the New York State Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health and has conducted workshops for union members through its workers' compensation committee conferences. In 2012 he was elected a Fellow of the College of Workers Compensation Lawyers, an organization established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of Workers Compensation. He is Lead Counsel Rated in workers compensation and Social Security and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Pasternack has once again been named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Workers' Compensation for 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the the eleventh time he has been so recognized. Mr. Pasternack is rated AV ®Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Personal injury
Social Security Disability
Education

Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Distinguished Service Award from New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Injured Workers Bar Association
Workers Compensation Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association
Workers Compensation for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Workplace Injury Litigation Group
New York State Bar Association
Honors/Awards

Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Distinguished Service Award of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers compensation, 2009-2019

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Barbara Doblin Tilker

Ms. Tilker, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handled Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims for the firm, on a high volume basis for both adults and children.

She is a graduate of New York University and St. John's University School of Law. Admitted Appellate Division, 2nd Department: State of NY: January 1978. Eastern District and Southern District of New York: April 1978 Admitted United States Supreme Court: January 2010.

Ms. Tilker has concentrated for more than thirty years in Social Security Disability law and has served two terms as President of the New York Social Security Bar Association from 1990-1994. She is presently a Trustee of this organization.

She was named in New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region, in the practice area of Social Security Disability for the years 2007-2014 and has lectured extensively to groups for the disabled including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Arthritis Foundation. In addition, Super Lawyers in March 2015 named Ms. Tilker to its Top 100 list of female lawyers in the New York metro region. A year earlier, she was listed as one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York. We are very proud that she and another partner, Catherine M. Stanton, have been chosen for this honor.

She has appeared on public service radio and cable television on the topic of Social Security Disability and is presently on the panel of the Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in the practice area of Social Security Disability.

She has advised numerous unions regarding member entitlement and has run multiple educational workshops for physicians throughout the metropolitan area. Ms. Tilker has made presentations to the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law, and St. Luke's Hospital Symposium.

Barbara is currently a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives; the Nassau County Women's Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She has published articles on Social Security Disability for the New York State Trial Lawyers Quarterly and Bill of Particulars.

Her awards include a Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque; The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque; Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders.

Areas of Practice

Social Security Disability
Supplemental Security Income
Education

St. John's University School of Law
New York University
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York Social Security Bar Association
Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Social Security)
New York Social Security Bar Association
The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
The Nassau County Women's Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Honors/Awards

New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region in Social Security Disability (2007-2014)
Named to the New York Super Lawyers Women's Edition list, which features the top women attorneys in the New York Metro area, 2013-2015
Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque
The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque
Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders

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Barbara Doblin Tilker

Ms. Tilker, a senior partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handled Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims for the firm, on a high volume basis for both adults and children.

She is a graduate of New York University and St. John's University School of Law. Admitted Appellate Division, 2nd Department: State of NY: January 1978. Eastern District and Southern District of New York: April 1978 Admitted United States Supreme Court: January 2010.

Ms. Tilker has concentrated for more than thirty years in Social Security Disability law and has served two terms as President of the New York Social Security Bar Association from 1990-1994. She is presently a Trustee of this organization.

She was named in New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region, in the practice area of Social Security Disability for the years 2007-2014 and has lectured extensively to groups for the disabled including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Arthritis Foundation. In addition, Super Lawyers in March 2015 named Ms. Tilker to its Top 100 list of female lawyers in the New York metro region. A year earlier, she was listed as one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York. We are very proud that she and another partner, Catherine M. Stanton, have been chosen for this honor.

She has appeared on public service radio and cable television on the topic of Social Security Disability and is presently on the panel of the Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in the practice area of Social Security Disability.

She has advised numerous unions regarding member entitlement and has run multiple educational workshops for physicians throughout the metropolitan area. Ms. Tilker has made presentations to the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute, Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law, and St. Luke's Hospital Symposium.

Barbara is currently a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives; the Nassau County Women's Bar Association; the New York State Bar Association; and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She has published articles on Social Security Disability for the New York State Trial Lawyers Quarterly and Bill of Particulars.

Her awards include a Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque; The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque; Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders.

Areas of Practice

Social Security Disability
Supplemental Security Income
Education

St. John's University School of Law
New York University
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York Social Security Bar Association
Legal Referral Service of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Social Security)
New York Social Security Bar Association
The National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
The Nassau County Women's Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Honors/Awards

New York Super Lawyers of the Metro Region in Social Security Disability (2007-2014)
Named to the New York Super Lawyers Women's Edition list, which features the top women attorneys in the New York Metro area, 2013-2015
Certificate of Appreciation: NYC Retired Transit Police Exemplary Service Plaque
The New York Social Security Bar Association Special Presentation Award: Bridge and Tunnel Peace Officers Retirees Association Dedication And Devotion Plaque
Long Island Con Edison Retirees - Edison Islanders

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Robert Saminsky

Mr. Saminsky, a partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He graduated with a B.B.A. from Hofstra University in 1969, a master's of science degree from CCNY in 1971 and earned his Law Degree at St. John's University Law School in 1975.

A former criminal litigation attorney, Robert has a reputation as being a tenacious advocate with over 30 years of experience. He was a past member of the New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations. He has lectured extensively to the members of various Labor Unions and Law Enforcement Organizations about workers compensation injuries and occupational disease.

Mr. Saminsky is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," and "Who's Who in Society."

Mr. Saminsky was once again named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation in 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is his ninth time being recognized.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Education

St. John's University Law School, New York
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Queens County Bar Association
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in Society
Honors/Awards

Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation, 2009-2016, 2019

Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
Robert Saminsky

Mr. Saminsky, a partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, handles workers compensation cases for the firm.

He graduated with a B.B.A. from Hofstra University in 1969, a master's of science degree from CCNY in 1971 and earned his Law Degree at St. John's University Law School in 1975.

A former criminal litigation attorney, Robert has a reputation as being a tenacious advocate with over 30 years of experience. He was a past member of the New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations. He has lectured extensively to the members of various Labor Unions and Law Enforcement Organizations about workers compensation injuries and occupational disease.

Mr. Saminsky is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," and "Who's Who in Society."

Mr. Saminsky was once again named to the Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation in 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is his ninth time being recognized.


Areas of Practice

Workers compensation
Education

St. John's University Law School, New York
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Workers Compensation Board Committee on Medical Authorizations
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association
Queens County Bar Association
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in Society
Honors/Awards

Named to Super Lawyers list in the area of workers' compensation, 2009-2016, 2019

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Pasternack, Tilker, Ziegler, Walsh, Stanton & Romano LLP
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This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in New York and has no record of discipline from the New York bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.