Ronald A. Fatoullah , Esq., CELA  
Ronald Fatoullah & Associates
60 Cutter Mill Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: 516-466-4422
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Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq., is the managing attorney of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, a law firm that concentrates in elder law, trusts and estates and special needs. The firm has offices in Great Neck, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Forest Hills, and Cedarhurst, New York. Mr. Fatoullah lectures frequently on elder law, estate planning and special needs to attorneys, accountants, social workers, financial planners, and to numerous organizations and corporations. He was one of the first attorneys in New York State to be awarded Certification as an Elder Law Attorney (“CELA”) by the National Elder Law Foundation and has been quoted frequently in Newsday, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Daily News, New York Magazine, Time, USA Today and in other national and local magazines and newspapers.

Mr. Fatoullah has been named one of the New York area’s “Best Lawyers” in the fields of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates for eight (8) consecutive years as published in New York Magazine (years 2006 through 2013). The “Best Lawyers” have been chosen through an exhaustive survey in which thousands of the nation’s top lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

In addition, Mr. Fatoullah has been named a “Super Lawyer” as published in The New York Times for the past seven (7) consecutive years. The Super Lawyers selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates.

Mr. Fatoullah has received the prestigious the prestigious Rose Kryzak Award for his “years of outstanding legal services to the senior population.” He also received the “Building Bridges” Award from AARP. In September, 2010, Mr. Fatoullah was honored by the Arthritis Foundation, New York City Chapter with it’s “Community Leaders Award.” In February, 2012, Ronald Fatoullah received the “World Award” from the Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn in recognition of his exceptional support and meaningful contribution to that organization. His latest honors are the “Achievement in Elder Care-Estate Planning Award” from the Varadi Ovarian Initiative for Cancer Education (September, 2012) the “Senior Care Humanitarian Award” from the Sephardic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Sephardic Geriatric Foundation of New York, Inc. (October, 2012), and honored as a “Parker Platinum Professional” by Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation (December, 2012) and an award from the New York State Bar Association in recognition for his advocacy, drafting and persistence in creating the legislative initiative for the New York State Uniform Adult Guardianship Act (January, 2013).

Ronald Fatoullah was awarded the credential of Fellow by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (‘Naela’), the highest honor bestowed by Naela. He is a Charter member of the Council of Advanced Practitioner of Naela and he chaired Naela’s Public Policy and Public Relations Committees for many years. Mr. Fatoullah is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA-NY).

Mr. Fatoullah has also served on the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association for over 20 years and currently co-chairs its Practice Management and Technology Committee.

Mr. Fatoullah is the current Chair of the Legal Committee of the Alzheimer’s Association, LI Chapter. He is also a co-founder and current board member of the Senior Umbrella Network of Queens, an organization of professionals that work with the senior population. Ronald Fatoullah was named a “King of Queens” in October, 2009, for his impact as a business leader in the community of Queens, NY. Mr. Fatoullah was also the long-time co-host of “The Elder Law & Senior Forum”, a radio show that was broadcast in the NYC metropolitan area for many years.

Mr. Fatoullah coauthored the ‘CPA’s Guide to Long-Term Care’ published by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Mr. Fatoullah is rated AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0), the highest possible designation from Martindale-Hubbell.

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