Nancy Burner is Founder and Partner of Burner Prudenti Law, (successor firm to Burner Law Group P.C.) a trust & estates and elder law firm established in 1995. She is also a Founding Member of Mediation Solutions of NY, Suffolk County’s first full-service mediation and arbitration company.
With nearly three decades of experience, Nancy has been recognized as one of New York’s prominent elder law and trust & estates attorneys. She 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, she was recognized as the Best Lawyers® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Elder Law on Long Island. Nancy previously earned this honor in 2020.
For sixteen consecutive years, Nancy has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of Elder Law. In the same publication, for five consecutive years, she has also been named a Top 50 Women Attorney in New York.
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 Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s 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.