Elizabeth Montesano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Garden City, NY

Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C.
 | 1140 Franklin Avenue, Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-742-0707
Fax: 212-266-4141
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2001
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner with the Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. law firm in New York City, medical malpractice attorney Elizabeth Montesano has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of those victimized by medical malpractice and other acts of negligence and wrongdoing.

Serving clients throughout the state, Ms. Montesano has earned a reputation as a deeply compassionate attorney who aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for those she serves. Throughout the course of her career, she has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of those suffering as the result of birth injuries, missed and delayed diagnoses, surgical errors, defective medical devices and other similar tragedies.

Among her most notable success, she recently secured a settlement of over $2.4 million for the victim of a botched back surgery as well as a $2.15 million award for the family of a man who succumbed to cancer as the result of a failed diagnosis. Recognized for her high level of success, Ms. Montesano has been listed twice in the New York Law Journal Top New York Settlements, once in 2014 and again in 2015.

A 1996 graduate of The State University of New York, University at Albany, Ms. Montesano attended New York Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2000. The New York State Bar Association admitted her to practice the following year, and she can also legally practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Montesano is a member of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, and she sits on the board of directors for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. She regularly conducts continuing legal education seminars across her region, and she has published several articles on a variety of topics related to medical malpractice.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

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About Elizabeth Montesano

Admitted: 2001, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.triallaw1.com/attorney/elizabeth-montesano/


  • Top New York Settlements, 2014, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area – Rising Star 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of Board of Directors, New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, Westchester Women’s Bar Association
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Valuing Economic Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases”
  • CLE Lecturer, New York Law Journal

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1996
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Office Location for Elizabeth Montesano

1140 Franklin Avenue
Suite 200
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-742-0707

Fax: 212-266-4141

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Last Updated: 10/3/2018

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