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Catherine M. Stanton - New York, NY

551 5th AvenueSuite 520The Fred F. French Building New York, NY 10176 - 0815

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Updated: 12/07/2012

New York Workers Compensation Lawyer

Overview

Ms. Stanton graduated magna cum laude from St. John's University in 1986 and the Marshall Wythe School of Law, at the College of William and Mary, in 1989. She also attended Cambridge University in England where she studied international law. She began working with the firm prior to receiving her law degree and became a partner in 1998, working in the workers compensation department...

Ms. Stanton graduated magna cum laude from St. John's University in 1986 and the Marshall Wythe School of Law, at the College of William and Mary, in 1989. She also attended Cambridge University in England where she studied international law. She began working with the firm prior to receiving her law degree and became a partner in 1998, working in the workers compensation department. She has extensive experience in dealing with all types of workers compensation claims, including those related to occupational diseases. Ms. Stanton has lectured extensively on the topic of workers compensation for many unions and bar associations. She has also been a visiting lecturer for the New York State Chiropractic Association on the topics of workers compensation, medical arbitration and occupational disease claims.

She is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and currently serves as the President of the New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association. Ms. Stanton is also the Treasurer of the Brehon Law Society of Nassau County. Catherine also currently serves as 2nd Vice Chair of the Workers Compensation Section of the American Association for Justice.

Catherine has once again been named as a Super Lawyer for 2012 in the area of Workers Compensation by Super Lawyers magazine. We are very proud that Catherine has been chosen for this honor. Catherine was also the recipient of this prestigious award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

At their 2012 Annual Convention, Cathy was inducted as President of WILG, the Workers' Injury and Law Advocacy Group. Wilg is the national non-profit membership organization dedicated to representing the interests of millions of workers and their families who, each year, suffer the consequences of workplace injuries and illnesses. The group acts principally to assist attorneys and non-profit groups in advocating the rights of injured workers through education, communication, research, and information gathering. Cathy previously had served as Treasurer.

About Catherine M. Stanton

Practice Areas

  • Workers Compensation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • Student Bar Association, 1987 - 1989 (Secretary)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member )
  • New York State Workers Compensation Bar Association (President)
  • Brehon Law Society of Nassau County Nassau County (Treasurer)
  • Workers Compensation Section (Vice Chair)
  • American Association for Justice (Vice Chair)
  • Workers' Injury and Law Advocacy Group (President)

Education

  • Cambridge University Faculty Board of Law The Old Schools, Cambridge, England
    International Law
  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1989
  • St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1986
    Honors: magna cum laude

Pro Bono Activities

  • New York State Chiropractic Association, Visiting Lecturer

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Catherine M. Stanton

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Catherine M. Stanton on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyer, 2012
  • Prestigious Award, 2007 - 2011

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551 5th AvenueSuite 520The Fred F. French Building New York, NY 10176 - 0815

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