Elizabeth Lambert Gullo and Matthew V. Ferdon Named to List of “Rising Stars”

Melville, NY — Brian Andrew Tully, founder of Tully Law, PC, was selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. He was recognized in the practice areas of Elder Law and Estate Planning & Probate for the ninth straight year. New York Metro Super Lawyers is an exclusive list, with no more than 5% of attorneys are selected.


A member of the Suffolk County and New York State Bar Associations, Mr. Tully is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and concentrates his law practice on life care planning, elder law, estate planning, Medicaid benefits and asset protection. He is accredited by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to represent and assist veterans and their spouses in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for benefits, including the Aid and Attendance Pension. In addition, he is a Certified Attorney with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a Board Member of the Long Island Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. He is also an Expert Network Distinguished© Lawyer and a Lawyer of Distinction, an honor which is achieved by only 10% of all attorneys in the United States.


In 2004, he founded the ElderCare Resource Center, Inc., whose mission is to be a community resource for support, answers, and expertise in regards to advance planning and informed decision-making about present and future long-term healthcare. The Suffolk Nassau Regional Business Partnership voted the ElderCare Resource Center as Educational Business of the Year in 2005.


In addition to his practice, Mr. Tully has been a guest speaker before numerous organizations, providing information about the financial and legal resources Long Island caregivers can utilize to provide optimal long-term care to their loved ones.


The firm also announced that Elizabeth Lambert Gullo, Senior Associate Attorney/Director of Medicaid, and Matthew V. Ferdon, Associate Attorney/Director of Estate & Trust Administration, were named as New York Metro “Rising Stars,” a more exclusive list in which 2.5% of all attorneys are selected.


Ms. Gullo, a 2008 graduate of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, was named to the list in the practice areas of Elder Law and Estate Planning & Probate. She is a court-certified Guardian and Certified to be appointed as Counsel and Court Evaluator for Article 81 Guardianship proceedings. Additionally, she is an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Trusts and Estates Sections. Ms. Gullo is also an active member of the Suffolk County Bar Association’s Elder Law and Surrogate’s Court Committees.


Mr. Ferdon, who is a 2012 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, was chosen as a Rising Star in the practice areas of Elder Law and Real Estate: Consumer. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate Attorney at a boutique law firm in Bayside, Queens, where he concentrated his practice in elder law, estate planning, asset protection, trusts and estate administration and estate tax planning. He is admitted to practice law in New York State and is a member of the New York State, Nassau County and Suffolk County Bar Associations. Mr. Ferdon also serves as a member of the Elder Law and Estate Planning, Surrogate’s Court and Real Property Committees.

Brian Andrew Tully

Elizabeth Lambert Gullo

Matthew V. Ferdon

“This recognition reflects the dedication and effort the firm puts in every day for our clients,” Mr. Tully said. “Only a small percentage of attorneys are chosen and each nominee goes through a very thorough screening process. We are glad to have been chosen as members of this elite group.”


The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this article has been approved by the Courts of the State of New York.


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* Photos of Mr. Tully, Ms. Gullo and Mr. Ferdon are attached.