Andrea M. Pi-Sunyer Associate
Andrea Mercedes Pi-Sunyer is an associate with the firm. Ms. Pi-Sunyer is a 1987 graduate of Oberlin College and she received her J.D. in 1994 from Northeastern School of Law.With an extensive background in mediation prior to joining Seeger Weiss, Ms. Pi-Sunyer now works in the area of Pharmaceutical Injury where she specializes in processing settlements for firm clients. She is admitted to practice in New York.
Andrea’s focus at Seeger Weiss relates to the processing of settlements obtained in the firm’s pharmaceutical injury practice. Over the years, Andrea has worked with hundreds of clients in this process and has guided them through complex issues, including helping them decide whether a structured settlement or a Special Needs Trust is most appropriate for their needs. She understands the implications of financial settlements to clients who have income-based governmental benefits, and has significant experience negotiating with Medicare and Medicaid when clients have obtained relief in pharmaceutical injury cases. In these instances, Andrea negotiates with these agencies in order to reduce the amount of reimbursement that a client must pay before receiving his/her settlement.
Andrea works extensively with co-counsel in states throughout the country to obtain court approval for certain settlements involving minors, estates, or guardianships. Moreover, she works with the heirs of clients who have passed away and coordinates the probate work that is often required in order for them to be permitted to accept settlement proceeds.
With more than one hundred hours of training and practicum in both Basic Mediation Training and Divorce Mediation, Andrea is able to take on tough negotiations on behalf of her clients.
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1994
B.A., Oberlin College, 1987