David I. Kronenberg

David I. Kronenberg, Esq.

Serving Clients in New York City and the New York Metropolitan Area


David I. Kronenberg



David concentrates his practice in plans for long term care, including planning and advocating for home care, asset protection, nursing home care, and the rights of the elderly and disabled. David leads the firm’s Medicaid and Care Advocacy Department, which has been the heartbeat of the Grimaldi Yeung Law Group’s work. In addition, he also provides estate planning services for clients, including special needs planning and advising on the needs for advance directives, Wills and Trusts. David also has a special expertise in coop transfers to trusts and real estate matters related to estate planning.

David is the select member of the NYSBA’s Task force On Nursing Home and Long Term Care tasked with reviewing the framework in which Nursing Homes operate in New York State, with a special focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of services. David is also the Co-Chair of the Elder Law Section’s Committee on Long Term Care Facility Reform, which has produced several important webinars addressing the many problems arising in the quality of care for long-term facilities’ residents during COVID-19. The Committee has also advocated for legislative changes to improve the care in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Through David’s leadership, the Committee lobbied for legislation to improve resident’s rights, and for safe staffing in nursing homes, as well as improved family visitation.

David is past Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Legal Problems of the Aging where he worked on developing outreach services to the diverse communities in New York City.  As an editor on the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Elder Law and Special Needs Section’s Publication Committee, he oversaw the publication of the Elder Law Section’s quarterly Journal, reaching over 3,000 attorneys in New York State. David was elected the NYSBA’s  Elder Law Section’s  District Delegate for the 11th Judicial District,  covering the county of Queens. Additionally, David served as a member of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission for the 11th Judicial District. David has a special connection to Queens County and hopes to expand our firm’s services in his home borough.

David has published numerous articles on various topics, including home care advocacy, Managed Long Term Care, and Supplemental Needs Trusts. He is also a frequent lecturer on elder law issues. He received his J.D. from New York Law School in 2001.

He currently lives in Forest Hills, Queens, with his wife Jacqueline and his two daughters, Abigail and Rachel.

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