Stephanie G. Ovadia

100 Garden City Plaza Garden City, NY
New York Bar
Southwestern Law School, J.D.
SUNY Binghamton, BA
New York State Trial Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
Nassau Bar Association
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Stephanie Ovadia is a New York attorney who has been practicing law for more than 35 years.

She began her prestigious career at the Law Office of Phillip Unger in Garden City, New York, eventually becoming managing attorney. She oversaw the pioneering success of attorney advertising with the simple philosophy that “clients come to attorneys because they need help.” During her time with the Law Office of Phillip Unger, Ms. Ovadia helped clients by litigating countless cases including trip and falls, wrongful death, medical malpractice, assault/battery, product defects and car/motorcycle accidents.

Ms. Ovadia went on to open her own practice, litigating numerous high-profile legal matters and solidifying her reputation as a formidable force in New York’s judicial system. A seasoned and respected professional, Ms. Ovadia has established herself as a sought-after, no-nonsense attorney. After years of working as a solo practitioner, she served as Senior Attorney to the firm of Ratsenberg & Associates, P.C. for more than four years before joining The Sanders Law Firm.

Outside of law, Ms. Ovadia hosts her own celebrity-focused radio show, The Stephanie O Show, focusing on celebrity interviews on LI News Radio 103.9 FM. This is her tenth-year broadcasting live on Tuesday nights at 9pm.

Ms. Ovadia is frequently called on by various news outlets to offer insightful legal commentary and has been interviewed in multiple print publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Newsday, the New York Post, the Daily News, the New York Law Journal, People Magazine, Radar Online, TMZ, Channel 5, Channel 11, Channel 4, CNBC, 1010 WINS, and KJOY 98.3.

Ms. Ovadia’s greatest accomplishment is proudly being the mother of 8 amazing children ranging in age from 33 to 15.

Member of:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum


  • Lead Counsel Verified 2016
  • Queens Courier Top Women in Business 2014
  • New York Independence Party Freedom Award
  • Make a Wish Foundation Donor Recognition Award


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