Stacey Meshnick, Esq.

Stacey Meshnick, Esq.

Stacey Meshnick joined Ronald Fatoullah & Associates in 1996 and now leads our busy Medicaid Department. As Supervisor of the Medicaid department at the firm, Stacey oversees the paralegals and assists clients with various aspects of long-term care planning, estate planning, preparation of wills & trusts, advance directives and guardianships.

Prior to joining the firm, Stacey worked as a case worker in several New York City nursing homes where she was inspired to enter the field of elder law. She received her J.D. from New York Law School.

Stacey is highly regarded for her contributions to the field of strategic Medicaid planning and is also known as a zealous advocate for her clients. She lectures to senior citizen organizations, nursing home employees, geriatric care managers and the public on senior citizen and aging issues. Stacey publishes the firm's monthly newsletter "Elder Law ReviewTM" which provides updated technical and educational information to our clients and colleagues.

Stacey Meshnick has published numerous articles in the New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Attorney Magazine and contributed to articles published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1996

Areas of Practice

  • Long-term Care Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Preparation of Wills & Trusts
  • Advance Directives and Guardianships

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1977


  • City University of New York School of Law at Queens College, Flushing, New York
  • New York University, Washington Square and University College of Arts and Science
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Stacey Meshnick, “Using Life Estates in Medicaid Planning,” New
  • Stacey Meshnick, Ronald Fatoullah, Debby Rosenfeld, Harry Margolis, Kenneth Couglin, Denis Haber, The CPA’s Guide to Long-Term Care Planning, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2008
  • Stacey Meshnick, and Ronald Fatoullah, “Innovative Planning with the Home Post-DRA,” New York State Bar Association, Elder Law Attorney, Summer 2007, Vol.17, No.3
  • Stacey Meshnick and Ronald Fatoullah, “Selling a Homestead Without Losing Medicaid Benefits,” Fall 2005, Vol.15, No.4


  • Stacey Meshnick, Christina Milone, Melissa Negrin-Wiener, “Being Prepared for Difficult Discharges,” American Case Management Association NY Chapter, September 8, 2018
  • Stacey Meshnick, “” Advanced Directives and Planning for Medicaid,” PSS Circle of Care, Caregiver’s Expo, July 2018.
  • Stacey Meshnick, “How to Become Eligible for Community Medicaid-Protect Your Assets,” Webinar, PSS Circle of Care, August 2018
  • Stacey Meshnick, “Medicaid Estate Recovery,” Halfmoon Education, Inc., Elder Care in 2017, September 13, 2017, Plainview, NY

Contact Form

  • Primary Contact

  • Phone: (516) 466-4422

  • Fax: (516) 466-2219


  • New York Locations

  • Great Neck - 60 Cutter Mill Rd Ste 507, Great Neck, NY 11021

  • Manhattan - 7 Pennsylvania Plaza Ste 1620, Manhattan, NY 10001

  • Queens - 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd Ste 307, Kew Gardens, NY 11415

  • Brooklyn - 16 Court Street Ste 1800, Brooklyn, NY 11241

  • Long Island - 466 Central Avenue, Cedarhurst, NY 11516

TAGS: Elder Law | Estate Planning | Guardianship | Medicaid Applications | Probate & Administration | Special Needs Planning | Taxation Law | Real Estate Law