If the law is mental tennis...hire a tennis player.


Robert D. Grundfast – Senior Partner. Rob has been a Suffolk County, Long Island, resident since 1970. He earned his degree at Hofstra University School of Law in 1990.

For several years, Rob worked defending the interests of numerous insurance companies before starting his own firm in 1998. He leads and oversees the team at Grundfast Law Firm which has expanded over time to include numerous services.

An “A”-list tennis player, Rob lends his competitive instincts to produce the best possible results for the firm’s clients.


John P Higham – Partner. Born in Suffolk County and has been a resident since 1959. He earned his degree at Hofstra University School of Law in 1987. Has specialized in personal injury law, representing both claimant and insurance companies. Share any worthwhile personal information.


Tariana DeGraffe – The firm’s top paralegal and law office manager. Tariana received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Briarcliffe College in the area of Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies.  In addition, she is a certified Nursing Assistant and exhibits comprehensive knowledge in medical science focusing on personal injuries arising out of a traumatic event. She is a member of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).  Finally, she is compassionate, accommodating and is of great service to our firm’s clients.