Stanley J. Legan, born in 1950, graduated from the SUNY Buffalo School of Law in 1977, and was admitted to the New York State bar in 1978 and to both the Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts of New York in 1979. After leaving the insurance defense firm of Bivona & Cohen, Mr. Legan started a general practice law firm in Brooklyn with Samuel Hagan and Vernon Welsh in Brooklyn, which later became the plaintiff’s negligence firm of Legan & Welsh in Jackson Heights, Queens, where Mr. Legan continued litigating plaintiff’s insurance, no fault insurance and accident claims for seriously injured accident victims. During that time, Mr. Legan supervised the work of trial attorneys such as Jaime Wolf, E. David Woycik, Hal Seiger, Marilyn Unger, Jeff Lessoff, Sheila Paticoff, Michael Lamonsoff, Eric Lamonsoff, and Alberto Casadevall when employed by the firm of Legan & Welsh in Jackson Heights. Later, while still representing clients involved in plaintiff’s and defendant’s litigation, insurance matters, no fault insurance, and accident cases of all kinds to this day, Mr. Legan also became the founding member of the firm of Stanley J. Legan & Law Associates, the author of the “No Fault News” insurance newsletter to doctors and other medical practitioners, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Queens Chamber of Commerce which represents 1700 businesses employing 500,000 residents of the Borough of Queens. In 1997, Mr. Legan’s firm merged with the firms of attorneys Howard Ross and Richard Rosenberg to form the firm of Ross, Legan, Rosenberg, Zelen & Flaks, LLP with offices now in Manhattan, Queens and New Jersey and Mr. Legan became the managing partner of the Flushing office.