Two of the firm’s partners — Michael J. Boranian, who heads the firm’s medical malpractice group, and Christopher T. Cafaro — were named to the list of New York Metro Super Lawyers for the year 2020. Super Lawyers is an exclusive list, with no more than 5% of the attorneys statewide being named to the list.
Mr. Boranian was recognized by Super Lawyers in the practice areas of Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense. He joined Montfort Healy in 2005 as senior trial counsel and became partner in 2008. Over his 32-year career, Mr. Boranian represents large hospital centers and individual physicians, nurses, physician assistants and other medical providers in the defense of high-exposure orthopedic, obstetrical, cardiological, neurological and general medical claims and lawsuits.
Mr. Boranian is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association, Nassau County bar association and its Medical Malpractice Committee, and the Armenian Bar Association. He also serves as a Director of the Rockville Centre Education Foundation and is Executive Vice President of the Friends of Mercy Medical Center.
For the ninth year in a row, Mr. Cafaro was recognized by Super Lawyers in the practice area of Civil Litigation: Defense. His concentrates his practice includes construction and labor law. He has successfully litigated complex labor law cases involving contractual indemnification, anti-subrogation and coverage issues on cases involving catastrophic injuries.
Mr. Cafaro is admitted to practice in New York State and before the U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Grievance Committee for the 10th Judicial District of Nassau County, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Moot Court Board.