Donald S. DiBenedetto
Mr. DiBenedetto joined the firm in the summer of 2004 as Special Counsel in the Litigation Department. He became a partner in the firm in January 2007. His practice is primarily in the area of civil litigation with a concentration on labor law construction site claims, motor vehicle claims and insurance coverage issues.
Mr. DiBenedetto previously practiced for over 15 years in the trial department at Bond, Schoeneck & King in Syracuse, New York and practiced for 5 years in Watertown, New York at the firm Slye and Burrows. He has extensive trial experience in counties throughout Central New York and has handled appeals in the Third and Fourth Departments as well as the Court of Appeals.
Mr. DiBenedetto was a contributing author of Matthew Bender's Treatise on New York Insurance Law. He has lectured at numerous New York Bar Association Seminars on topics such as construction litigation, evidence and underinsured motorist coverage.
He is a summa cum laude graduate of Fordham University. He received his Law Degree from Albany Law School in 1983 where he graduated with Honors and was a member of the Law Review.
Mr. DiBenedetto is a member of the Onondaga Bar Association and New York State Bar Association section on Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law. He is a past member of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on CPLR.
Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., cum laude, 1983
Fordham University, summa cum laude, 1980
U.S. District Court, Northern District
Speaking / Publications / Awards
Lectures at New York Bar Association Seminars on Construction Litigation, Evidence and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Contributing author of Matthew Bender's Treatise of New York Insurance Law
Onondaga State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Past Member of New York State Bar Association on CPLR