Annamarie Bondi-StoddardManaging Partner
Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard, Esq. is the Managing Partner of 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-plus 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.
Ms. Bondi-Stoddard received a recognition that less than 1% of all attorneys in New York receive. She was named the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” on Long Island for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” on Long Island for Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice by Best Lawyers®. In addition, she is one of only 5% of all U.S. attorneys to be listed in Best Lawyers®, and has been named to the list every year since 2007. She has also been recognized as one of the New York Metro Super Lawyers® every year since 2007. Ms. Bondi-Stoddard 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 2018 and 2019. She is consistently featured in the Long Island Business News: In 2019, she received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” of their Leadership in Law series, she was named to their Hall of Fame of “Top 50 Women in Business” as a three-time award recipient, she has been recognized multiple times in their “Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services” special section, and she was recently named to their “Power 25 Lawyers” list in 2022. She was named to the “Women of Distinction” list by Blank Slate Media in 2021. She was also named to “Top Women in Law” by Hofstra University and awarded the “Corporate Leadership Recognition Award” from United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau.
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. Ms. 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. Ms. Bondi-Stoddard obtained her law degree from Boston University, and her undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University as a summa cum laude graduate, 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