Wendy Hoey Sheinberg | Partner, Rivkin Radler
Wendy Hoey Sheinberg is a partner to the firm in the Personal, Family & Business Planning Practice Group, concentrating the areas of Guardianship, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, Trust and Estate Planning, and Trust and Estate Administration. She has presented at numerous seminars on Elder Law and Estate Planning, Senior Housing and on Probate and Estate Administration and has lectured for the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and many other notable local civic and religious groups.
Wendy has published articles in the New York State Bar Association Law Journal, the University of South Dakota Law Review, the NAELA Quarterly, Senior News and the Journal of the Nassau County Bar Association. Wendy has been interviewed and quoted in such notable publications and news services as U.S. News and World Report, the New York Times, Newsday, and Dow Jones Newswire.
Wendy has been certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA).
She was selected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Selection as a Fellow is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy. Election as a Fellow signifies that his/her peers recognize the lawyer as a model for others, and as an exceptional lawyer and leader. Selection as a Fellow acknowledges the highest degree of commitment to serving older persons and people with special needs. Wendy is also a member of NAELA.
Martindale-Hubbell recognizes Wendy as an AV® rated attorney. An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Wendy has repeatedly been named one of the top elder law attorneys in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers and one of the top women attorneys in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers. Wendy was named to Hofstra Law’s Outstanding Women in Law Awards in 2018 and Long Island Pulse Magazine Top Ten Legal Eagles of 2014.
Wendy has been named to Best Lawyers in America® for Elder Law and Trusts and Estates from 2013 to 2022. In addition, she was named a 2021 Lawyer of the Year. This recognition is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.
Wendy was appointed to serve as the Chair of the Elder Law Committee for the New York County Lawyers Association and serves as Vice President of the Long Beach Lawyers Association.
Wendy is a past member of the Special Needs Alliance and is a past member of the Board of Directors of NAELA and is a member of the board of directors of the Long Beach Lawyers’ Association.