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Lois Team Led by Kane Delivers Unsurpassed Excellence

Timothy Kane, Esq.

Lois Law Firm announces Tim Kane has been elevated to partner.

With years of experience as an accomplished negotiator and litigator, Tim Kane has vast expertise in worker’s compensation cases. Now a partner at the Lois Law Firm where he focuses exclusively on employer-side workers’ compensation cases Tim’s mission is to nurture a culture of excellence in the practice of workers’ compensation law. His experienced team of worker’s compensation attorneys deliver extraordinary work product and legendary client service to employers and carriers in New York. 

Kane and his team provide a client-centered, assertive approach which has yielded favorable results. Through meticulous preparation and litigation planning, many cases are won before they enter a courtroom. Kane’s expertise in representing employers, self-insureds, and carriers in workers’ compensation matters is unrivaled. 

From offices in New York and New Jersey the Lois Law Firm has provided high quality legal services to their employer-side workers’ compensation clients. The firm has demonstrated unsurpassed experience and knowledge when representing clients before New York’s Workers’ Compensation Board and before New Jersey’s Division of Workers’ Compensation, as well as in Longshore matters in the federal arena. 

“Our clients come from varying backgrounds and industries, but they all share the need for the very best representation tailored to their business needs,” says Tim Kane, one of the firm’s partners. “Whether we’re in the courtroom or at the negotiating table, our clients expect us to fight to the end for them, and that trust is sacred to us.” 

It should come as little surprise that a firm with such a successful history and specific focuses should be recognized as an industry leader. Co-founder Gregory Lois is recognized nationally and well regarded for his authorship of the LexisNexis Practice Guide for Worker’s Compensation, relied upon by judges and attorneys as the “go-to” resource on workers’ compensation practice in New Jersey. Over his nearly twenty year career Lois has defended every industry and tried case in venues ranging from Buffalo, New York to Atlantic City, New Jersey. “We succeed thanks to our trial-tested techniques, technology advantages, and exception communication and teamwork skills,” says Lois. 

Lois Law Firm LLC possesses extensive trial, settlement, and counseling experience in a wide range of worker’s compensation matters, particularly in cross-jurisdictional matters. Lois Law Firm limits its practice to the representation of employers and carrier in workers’ compensation disputes.  

Strategically located with offices in New York and New Jersey, Lois Law Firm provides representation to elite clients. The firm’s staff includes esteemed lawyers who specialize in workers’ compensation defense. The firm credits its success to its resources, hard working staff, innovative technology, and nationally-recognized attorneys, who have exceptional knowledge of defending workers’ compensation cases.  

Excellent Communicator And Zealous Advocate Karen Vincent Fights for New Jersey Employers

Karen Vincent, Esq.
Karen Vincent, Esq.

Lois Law Firm is proud to announce that defense litigator Karen Vincent has been elevated to partner effective today.

Karen Vincent defends employers in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation matters for Lois Law Firm.  With 20 years’ experience, Karen Vincent has appeared in every Workers’ Compensation Court in the State of New Jersey and has regular lists throughout the State. Karen has built strong relationships with clients as well as adversaries and Judges. With vast experience of handling cases from onset through disposition, Karen is able to effectively negotiate aggressive settlements as well as take hard line approaches in trial. Karen is know for her “outside the box” approach to handling claims.

The Lois Law Firm is known in legal and professional circles as a “go-to” firm for successful defense of workers’ compensation – a practice upon which the founders built and staked the firm’s reputation. It is the only firm in New Jersey specializing in the employer-side defense of workers’ compensation cases and refusing other types of defense cases. That expertise and the experience of the firm’s attorneys is why the Lois Law Firm is recognized as an industry leader in the defense of employers. “It’s simple,” says partner Karen Vincent. “We’re driven by a desire to provide exceptional legal services and value to our clients.”  

With offices in New York and New Jersey, Lois Law Firm is the preeminent workers’ compensation defense firm. Founded by experienced trial lawyers devoted to the diligent and aggressive defense of high exposure claims, the firm’s partners are nationally recognized advocates who have consistently achieved success in defending employers in thousands of workers compensation trials and hearings. 

“Our team approach to the defense of each case is important,” says partner Karen Vincent. “Our partners lead teams consisting of associates and paralegals who collaborate on cases. This collaboration fosters intimate familiarity with each cases detail and nuances and allows its defense to be strengthened throughout the course of litigation. 

“We have a track record of resolving cases that appeared unwinnable,” add partner Tashia Rasul. “Through our aggressive representation, we have repeatedly prevailed in challenging venues and with equally challenging facts.” 

“Our partners all come from different backgrounds, yet all share a belief that hard work and integrity yield the best results and forge lasting relationships,” says partner Joe Jones. “These principles are the cornerstones of our firm’s practice and are reflected in our daily approach to our clients, adversaries, and the practice of law.” 

More about Karen Vincent is here.

LOIS Announces Expansion with Five New Hires

Lois Law Firm is pleased to announce continuing expansion with three new attorneys and two new paraprofessionals joining the Firm’s Paramus office. Lawyers Anthony Iler, Jessica Maxwell, and Leah Winfield join as associate attorneys in the Firm’s workers’ compensation defense practice. Samantha Roth and Daniel Kardan join the firm as para-professional staff.

With offices in New York and New Jersey, Lois Law Firm is the preeminent workers’ compensation defense firm. Founded by experienced trial lawyers devoted to the diligent and aggressive defense of high exposure claims, the firm’s partners are nationally recognized advocates who have consistently achieved success in defending employers in thousands of workers compensation trials and hearings.

“Our team approach to the defense of each case is important,” says partner Declan Gourley. “Our partners lead teams consisting of associates and paralegals who collaborate on cases. This collaboration fosters intimate familiarity with each cases detail and nuances and allows its defense to be strengthened throughout the course of litigation.

“We have a track record of resolving cases that appeared unwinnable,” add partner Tashia Rasul. “Through our aggressive representation, we have repeatedly prevailed in challenging venues and with equally challenging facts.”

“Our experience in the courtroom, in the trial of significant cases, and our reputation among the bench and bar set us apart from other litigation defense firms,” says partner Christian Sison. “The depth, knowledge, and expertise of our trial partners and associates enable us to obtain the best results for our clients.”

“Our partners all come from different backgrounds, yet all share a belief that hard work and integrity yield the best results and forge lasting relationships,” says partner Joe Jones. “These principles are the cornerstones of our firm’s practice and are reflected in our daily approach to our clients, adversaries, ad the practice of law.”

Focus on Service

Our goal is to go above-and-beyond for our clients and referral partners. We want to be your “Go To” law firm in New York and New Jersey. We know we have the experience and dedication to meet your needs, but to really be your partner we focus on service and responsiveness.

Every communication you receive from our Firm includes the following set of “one-click” links, making every interaction client-centered:

Here’s how we do it:

#1: Simple File Referrals. Guaranteed.

We make referring a file simple. Email us a new matter and within one business day we will have all pleadings and notices filed. No small print. No exceptions. This applies to any court in any jurisdiction we practice in. Guaranteed. With 20 years of experience and dependable accuracy, we make sure no defenses are waived or filings missed.

#2: Always Accurate Answers from your “Go To” Law Firm on General Questions.

Have a question, but it’s not on a file we’re handling for you? For our clients, that’s not a barrier to getting our best advice. We always quickly respond to your general questions about case-level decisions. Considering disputing a new matter? Have a question about specific benefits which may be payable? Need some advice about the best expert to retain? We are happy to provide guidance from our subject matter experts in the area of law you need now! Every email from us includes a simple “one-click” link to get instant help.

#3: We Listen To You and Welcome Feedback.

You deserve a partner, not a vendor. At LOIS, we welcome client feedback. Every email from every member of our team includes an easy-to-use “one-click” button which allow our clients to provide us with a rating of our responsiveness, aggressiveness, and clarity of guidance. Want to remain anonymous? Our survey allows for that. Want an immediate response from a team leader? We can do that, too! 


Need Even More Reasons to Work With Us?

We love what we do and are passionate about sharing our decades of knowledge and experience. Each month we offer multiple live webinars to Firm clients, including lively question-and-answer sessions. We are perhaps best-known for our comprehensive handbooks on New York, New Jersey, Longshore, and Construction defense. We love to teach and lead our clients towards best practices and cutting edge solutions to their litigation problems. 

Why Our Clients Pick Us.

Want to know what our clients have to say about us? Here are some results from recent surveys:

  • “When we compare you to panel counsel, your performance is off the charts! Thanks LOIS team!”
  • “Its a pleasure to work with attorneys who aren’t always trying to sell me something or cross-market me within their Firm.”
  • “It’s important to us to choose attorneys with excellent reputations within their practice . . . when we retained LOIS we knew we were getting the experience of Greg Lois and a great team.”
  • “Competitive rates, comparing favorably to other panel counsel.”

Ready for the LOIS Advantage?

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Lois Law Firm Welcomes Addison O’Donnell to New York Defense Team

Lois Law Firm is bolstering our statewide New York defense practice with the addition of an attorney focused on defending workers’ compensation claims.

Attorney Addison O’Donnell joins LOIS as an associate in the Construction Defense Practice which represents employers, carriers, project owners, and owner controlled insurance programs in workers’ compensation cases throughout New York. The Construction Defense Practice, led by partner Tashia Rasul, routinely handles complex cases involving occupational injuries, pulmonary diseases and catastrophic injuries involving some of the largest and most ambitious construction projects in New York City. More about Addison O’Donnell.

LOIS has established a reputation as a powerful advocate for employers who are defending catastrophic injury cases due to a broad range of accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, construction injuries, and death claims.

With 25 attorneys serving a diverse range of clients LOIS prides itself on giving each case the complete attention it deserves and requires at every step of the legal process.

The Cutting Edge of Workers’ Compensation Defense

Lois Law Firm LLC is a trial firm representing employers. We focus on complex and catastrophic workers’ compensation losses in New York and New Jersey and our lawyers have tried some of the most important worker’s compensation matters for the largest companies in the world. Our clients rely on us to aggressively defend them from baseless, predatory lawsuits filed by current and former employees.

With offices in New York and New Jersey, Lois Law Firm is the preeminent workers’ compensation defense firm. Founded by managing partner Greg Lois our experienced trial lawyers are devoted to the diligent and aggressive defense of high exposure claims.

The firm’s partners are nationally recognized advocates who have consistently achieved success in defending employers in thousands of workers compensation trials and hearings. “Our team approach to the defense of each case is important,” says partner Declan Gourley. “Our partners lead teams consisting of associates and paralegals who collaborate on cases. This collaboration fosters intimate familiarity with each cases detail and nuances and allows its defense to be strengthened throughout the course of litigation.
 
“We have a track record of resolving cases that appeared unwinnable,” add partner Tashia Rasul. “Through our aggressive representation, we have repeatedly prevailed in challenging venues and with equally challenging facts.”
 
“Our experience in the courtroom, in the trial of significant cases, and our reputation among the bench and bar set us apart from other litigation defense firms,” says partner Christian Sison. “The depth, knowledge, and expertise of our trial partners and associates enable us to obtain the best results for our clients.”
 
“Our partners all come from different backgrounds, yet all share a belief that hard work and integrity yield the best results and forge lasting relationships,” says partner Joe Jones. “These principles are the cornerstones of our firm’s practice and are reflected in our daily approach to our clients, adversaries, ad the practice of law.”