Annamarie Bondi-StoddardManaging Partner
Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard, Esq. is the managing partner of the Pegalis Law Group, LLC in Lake Success, NY. She represents patients in medical negligence cases focusing on women’s health issues, children’s birth injuries, cancers, surgical and neurosurgical cases, and medical specialty cases where negligence is involved. Over the last 30 years, she has developed an encyclopedia-like knowledge of medical terms, and is leading advocate of being a proactive patient. She lectures on patient safety and medical malpractice for community groups and law industry professionals.
Bondi-Stoddard received a recognition that less than 1% of all attorneys in New York receive. She was named the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” on Long Island by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice. In addition, she is one of only 5% of all US attorneys to be listed in Best Lawyers©, and has been named to that list every year since 2007. In 2019, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Leadership in Law series from the Long Island Business News. She has been recognized as one of the New York Metro Super Lawyers® List for thirteen continuous years. She has served as an officer on the New York State Trial Lawyers executive board, as well as Dean of the New York State Trial Lawyers Institute. The Long Island Press honored her with their “Long Island Power Women in Business” Award in 2019 and 2018. The Long Island Business News named her to their Hall of Fame of Top 50 Women in Business, as a three-time award recipient. She was also recently named a Top Women in Law by Hofstra University, and awarded the Corporate Leadership Recognition Award from United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau. Bondi-Stoddard has twice been recognized in the LIBN’s Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services.
She supports the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Movement. She has written extensively on medical malpractice in publications such as the Long Island Corridor Journal of Strategic Alliances, and The New York Law Journal. Bondi-Stoddard is a member of New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Nassau-Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau County Women’s Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the New York State and New York County Bar Associations. Bondi-Stoddard obtained her law degree from Boston University, and her undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University as a summa cum laude, with departmental honors.
Boston University School of Law, JD
Seton Hall University, Summa Cum Laude, Departmental Honors, Bachelor’s Degree
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
United States District Court of New Jersey
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Federal Claims