Shana Siegel Esq
Shana Siegel Esq
Shana Siegel concentrates her practice in the area of elder law, focusing on representing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families in connection with life care planning, public benefits, trust and estate planning, and long-term care advocacy.
As one of the few Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) in northern New Jersey to be certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), Shana has extensive experience in probate and estate administration, asset preservation, supplemental and special needs trusts, planning for disability, guardianship and estate litigation, resident rights, health care decision making, Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance appeals.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Shana was with WanderPolo & Siegel for over 10 years, five of which were as principal. She has been involved in health and long-term care issues for over 25 years. She is a past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), where she regularly met with legislators and government officials on behalf of the elder law bar and their clients. In 2015, Shana was invited to join NAELA’s prestigious Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP).
Additionally, Shana is a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, the New Jersey State Bar Elder & Disability Law Section, and the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association.
Shana is active with the Long Term Living Association, several local chambers of commerce, and Jewish philanthropies. Shana loves to spend time outdoors hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and golfing.
Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is a mid-sized, regional law firm that serves the legal needs of businesses and families in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. We are uniquely positioned to represent middle-market companies, Fortune 500 corporations, and individuals.
Norris McLaughlin is attentive and responsive to the needs of established and emerging middle-market, privately-owned companies, providing quality and comprehensive legal services. We are dedicated to the success of our clients, whether in a transaction, in court, or in the course of everyday business. We bring niche industry experience to companies that may have outgrown their existing legal service provider or need more experience, resources, and in-depth knowledge of their particular market. We have earned a reputation for becoming our clients’ trusted advisors and virtual business partners due to our ability to create efficient legal and practical counsel, saving them time and money in helping to bring their businesses to the next level. Our clients gain a strategic and competitive advantage from the firm’s entrepreneurial spirit and client-centered, team approach.
Our attorneys have earned a strong reputation in virtually every area of practice within the realm of commercial law. We have guided global companies of international influence through times of great challenge and limitless opportunity. Whether the need is navigating through the local courts, a trans-border corporate transaction, or a specialized area of expertise, Norris McLaughlin is equipped to assist the world’s most impressive corporations. Our firm enjoys an international reputation for excellence through its membership in Meritas, the largest worldwide affiliation of high-quality law firms. Through Meritas and our multidisciplinary team approach, our clients here and abroad receive the services of counselors, advisors, strategists, and advocates; dedicated professionals with one mission – to be the firm of choice for clients seeking the most creative, comprehensive and effective legal services available.
The individuals and families we counsel benefit from the same personal attention, human touch, and unwavering confidentiality that distinguish the service we provide to our business clients. The combination of experience and the diligence of our attorneys is invaluable in helping individuals navigate through transitional periods and difficult life events. We are there for our clients when they are changing careers or planning for the future of their family. We handle complex and sophisticated tax matters, including the negotiating and structuring of employment and severance agreements and the planning and administration of trusts and estates to preserve a lifetime of hard work and achievement. Similarly, we handle sensitive matters, like divorce and white-collar criminal allegations, with the utmost care and consideration for the personal and financial well-being of the individual and their family. We successfully resolve matters to the satisfaction of our clients by applying our decades of experience with special attention to the personal needs of each individual.
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Shana Siegel concentrates her practice in the area of elder law, focusing on representing seniors, individuals with special needs, and their families in connection with life care planning, public benefits, trust and estate planning, and long-term care advocacy. As one of the few Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) in...