Fay L. Szakal Associate New Jersey
Phone: 973.623.2700 Fax: 973.623.4496 fszakal@lcbf.com

Fay is a dedicated litigator who represents clients in a vast array of cases pending in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. Her practice is primarily in the areas of construction defense, insurance coverage, and transportation law and defense.

Fay clerked with the Honorable Carmen Messano, P.J.A.D. of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, where she further crafted her research, writing and legal advocacy skills. In law school, Fay served as Commentaries Editor for the Rutgers Law Review, was a member of the Rutgers Moot Court Board, and acted as a teaching associate for the Legal Research and Writing program.

Before embarking on a legal career, Fay received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where she majored in English literature and language and minored in Gender Studies. She was an English teacher for eight years and pursued her law degree during that time.

Practice Areas


New Jersey, 2014
New York, 2015
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Associations and Professional Activities

New Jersey State Bar Association
    - Young Lawyers Division
    - LGBT Rights Section

New York State Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Commentaries Editor, Rutgers Law Review

Member, Moot Court Board

Member, Evening Student Association


J.D., Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Newark, New Jersey, 2014

B.A., Cum Laude, University of Chicago, 2005