Liza Milgrim-Reyes is the first Hispanic partner at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C., one of New York State’s premier personal injury and medical malpractice law firms with offices in Garden City, Manhattan, Cutchogue and New Jersey. She works in the general negligence division where she handles a variety of cases representing victims seriously injured in construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises accidents, lead paint exposure and nursing home negligence. She has earned a reputation of being a tough and thorough litigator who achieves maximum financial recovery for her clients. She has obtained numerous seven figure settlements and had one of the largest settlements obtained in New York State for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. She was recognized by the Puerto Rican Bar Association and Brooklyn Borough President for her achievements and was listed as No. 81 in City and State’s Long Island Power 100 in 2020. Before serving as the President of the LIHBA, Liza served as President-elect and Secretary.
Liza was raised in Brooklyn, New York where she attended public school. She then attended Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and returned home to attend St. John’s University School of Law where she received many accolades on the Moot Court competition team. She knows first-hand the struggles and challenges of the immigrant community as her own mother immigrated from Ecuador. Liza is honored to serve her community in her roles as an attorney and the President of the LIHBA. She resides on Long Island with her husband and two young children