Hamberger & Weiss Elects Stephen P. Wyder, Jr. to Partnership
We are pleased to announce that Stephen P. Wyder, Jr. has been elected as a partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Wyder has been practicing workers’ compensation defense since joining the firm in 2010. Prior to that, he was an Assistant District Attorney with the Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office where he handled both jury and bench trials in felony and misdemeanor criminal cases.
Mr. Wyder has developed a sub-specialty in appellate practice and has argued cases before the Appellate Division and worked on cases presented to the Court of Appeals. He is expert in trial practice and litigation before the Workers’ Compensation Board, having handled a wide range of claims ranging from slip-and-falls, repetitive stress claims, fraud, discrimination and other claims under the Workers’ Compensation, Volunteer Firefighters, and Volunteer Ambulance Workers’ Benefits Law.
He is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association and resident in our Rochester office.