PATRICIA M. MEISENHEIMER has been practicing law since 1985. She concentrates her law practice in the area of civil litigation, with a focus on education law, employment law, medical malpractice, personal injury and products liability. She represents clients in complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. In the area of labor and employment, she represents both management and employees in workplace discrimination matters before state and federal courts, the United States Equal Opportunity Commission and the New York State Division of Human Rights. She also negotiates collective bargaining agreements for school administrators and represents administrators and teachers in disciplinary matters.
Pat will proudly serve as president of the Suffolk County Bar Association in 2017-2018. She has co-chaired SCBA’s Health and Hospital, Woman and the Law, and Professional Ethics & Civility Committees, and has been a member of the Judicial Screening, Bench-Bar, Legislative Review, Supreme Court and Grievance Committees. She also worked on the Strategic Planning Committee, Medico-Legal Task Force and the Ad Hoc Task Force III on Craco Implementation of SCBA. From 2007 to 2009, Ms. Meisenheimer was dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law, and received the President’s Award in 2008.
A member of the New York State Bar Association, she serves as a delegate to the House of Delegates; she is also a member of the Nassau Bar Association, the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Meisenheimer was named one of Long Island Business News Top 50 Women in Business in 2009. She has written many articles for the Suffolk Lawyer and has lectured on professional ethics, medical malpractice, personal injury and civil litigation.
“While most of my cases are successfully resolved through settlement, every case is meticulously prepared for trial. I use both advocacy and negotiation to advance my clients’ strategic goals, for results that are cost effective.”
Pat has served on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Suffolk County, as vice president of the Three Village Community & Youth Services, and as trustee for the Three Village Historical Society.
State University of New York at Stony Brook (B.A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1979)
Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1984)
New York State
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York