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Shannon L. Dechent-Montenegro, Associate

Attorney Shannon L. Dechent-MontenegroPasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP

Attorney Location:
New York, New York

(800) 692-3717

Shannon L. Dechent-Montenegro has been with Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP since May of 2018, and has been a practicing Associate Attorney in the Municipal Pension Department handling civil service disability pensions with New York City and New York State since April of 2021.

She received a scholarship to attend The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at Touro College, where she earned her J.D. in 2019. She was a part of the Honors Program, and received CALI-Excellence for the Future Awards in both Legal Process I and Interviewing, Negotiating & Counseling. She was an active member of the Federalist Law Society throughout her time at Touro, and also assisted the low-income elderly of Suffolk County with landlord/tenant issues, long-term healthcare planning and other elder law matters while participating in Touro Law Center’s Senior Citizens’ Law Program. Mrs. Dechent-Montenegro also interned at the Suffolk County Courts and at a top Suffolk County Corporate Firm during her time at Touro.

She received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with a concentration on Business Management, in 2016, at Briarcliffe College after being named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for multiple semesters. While she completed her undergrad studies, she opened an e-commerce retail website where she expanded successfully within U.S. and internationally, gaining valuable client satisfaction and communication skills. She looks forward to expanding her practice areas and continuing to grow professionally with the esteemed professionals at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Service Disability


  • J.D., Touro College
  • B.B.A., Briarcliffe College