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Buffalo, NY 14202

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Roger J. Edel, Managing Partner

Roger obtained his J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 1976 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1977. He has been with Williams & Williams for more than 41 years and is currently the Managing Partner. His focus is the representation of leagues, individual teams and their carriers with regard to Workers' Compensation claims filed by professional athletes in football, hockey, soccer, and lacrosse. He is a member of the New York State and Erie County Bar Associations. He is a veteran of the United States Army.

 

Wayne D. Schiffhauer, Partner

 

Education: University of Rochester, B.A. (magna cum laude) 1993; Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. (magna cum laude) 1997

 

Admitted to New York Bar 1998

 

Member of New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.

 

Wayne has devoted his entire legal career to the defense of employers and insurance carriers in Workers Compensation matters and has over 20 years of experience.

 

 

 

Jared L. Garlipp, Partner

 

Education: State University of New York College at Buffalo, B.A. 1996; State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D. (cum laude) 2000

 

Admitted to New York Bar 2001

 

Member of New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.

 

Jared has been representing insurance carriers and employers in all aspects of Workers Compensation matters since 2001, with a particular emphasis on appeals, third party settlement issues, and toxic exposure claims.

 

 

Benjamin S. Carlisle, Associate

 

Education: State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. (cum laude) 2005; State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D. (cum laude) 2008

 

Admitted to New York Bar 2009

 

Member of New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.

 

Ben has devoted the majority of his career to representing employers and insurance carriers in Workers Compensation claims and is knowledgeable on all aspects of the Workers Compensation law.

 

 

Adam P. Hatch, Associate

 

Education: State University of New York College at Brockport, B.S. 2007; State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D. 2010

 

Admitted to New York Bar 2011

 

Member of New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.

 

Adam presently devotes his practice to defending Workers Compensation claims on behalf of employers and insurance carriers, and also has prior experience in insurance defense and civil litigation.

 

 

 

 

Eric J. Vogan, Associate

 

Education: State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. 2007; State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D. 2010

 

Admitted to New York Bar 2011

 

Member of New York State and Erie County Bar Associations.

 

Eric has several years of experience successfully representing employers and insurance carriers in Workers Compensation matters and also has prior experience in general practice.