Nancy Burner, Esq. is the founder of Burner Law Group, P.C., a prominent Elder Law and Trusts and Estates firm established in 1995. Nancy holds the designation of a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), awarded by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the American Bar Association. Since 2014, Nancy has been selected by her peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America for Elder Law. Most recently, Nancy was recognized as the Best Lawyers® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Elder Law on Long Island. Nancy previously earned this honor in 2020. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 8.2 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
Nancy is a former five term trustee for the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, a state administered agency which was created in 1981 to protect law clients from the misuse of their money by dishonest attorneys and to promote public confidence in the administration of justice in New York State. She is also a past president of the Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association and a past co-chair of the Suffolk County Elder Law Committee.
In 2022, Nancy was inducted into the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law Inaugural Hall of Fame as one of only 50 inductees. Hofstra Law established the Hall of Fame to honor alumni whose exemplary careers, or extraordinary service to the betterment of society, or outstanding contributions to the Law School have significantly impacted the Hofstra Law community and beyond. The Hall of Fame inductees were nominated by their peers, and selected by a committee of Hofstra Law alumni, faculty and administrators.