Christiana M. Fraser

Christiana M. Fraser is a Senior Associate in the Firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense Department. Ms. Fraser represents individual and institutional clients in complex, high exposure claims in the areas of medical malpractice and general liability....

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Marili D. Gelardi

Marili D. Gelardi is a Senior Associate in the Medical Malpractice Defense Department. Ms. Gelardi represents individual and institutional clients in complex, high exposure claims in the areas of medical malpractice and general liability matters....

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Christina L. Grimes

Christina L. Grimes is an  Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to joining Dorf & Nelson, she was a legal research analyst at Thomas Reuters where she conducted comprehensive research on commercial law, employment...

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Portrait of Senior Counsel Michael D. Hess, Esq.

Michael D. Hess (Ret)

Michael Hess is a senior counsel at Dorf & Nelson with decades of experience in commercial litigation, mediation, arbitration, corporate transactions, municipal and state law, as well as in business fraud, bankruptcy, antitrust, securities, and...

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Christine L. Hogan

Christine is a Partner in the Employment Law Practice at Dorf & Nelson.  Christine is a highly accomplished labor and employment attorney with over a decade of litigation experience handling complex litigation matters in state...

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Portrait of Senior Associate Jessica J. Kastner, Esq.

Jessica J. Kastner

Ms. Kastner works closely with the Partner & Chair of the Litigation Department, Jonathan B. Nelson, and the team in the New York office, to provide representation to clients on both coasts. Ms. Kastner provides...

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Portrait of Senior Associate Jill W. Laurence, Esq.

Jill W. Laurence

Jill W. Laurence is a Partner in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense Department. She has been practicing medical malpractice defense and nursing home defense for over 20 years, representing physicians, hospitals and nursing homes in...

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Portrait of Partner Steven Lavietes, Esq.

Steven Lavietes

Steven A. Lavietes is a partner in the Medical Malpractice Defense Department. He focuses on the defense of technical personal injury and medical malpractice actions in the New York State trial courts. For over 30...

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Portrait of Associate Heidi Lewis, Esq.

Heidi Lewis

Heidi Lewis is an Associate in the Medical Malpractice Defense Department. Ms. Lewis represents individual and institutional clients in complex, high exposure claims in the areas of medical malpractice, construction, premises liability and general liability...

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