Stephen G. Pesarchick has been a partner since 1994. The focus of his practice is the handling of catastrophic personal injury cases. His experience covers a multitude of civil litigation matters including construction claims; products liability; transportation claims; automobile and motor carrier accidents; tractor trailer accidents; train accidents; fire claims; premises liability; municipal claims; toxic torts; and wrongful death cases. He has successfully represented claims before the Workers' Compensation Board and the Division of Human Rights. He is the resident partner of the firm's Auburn office.
Mr. Pesarchick is admitted to practice before all New York State courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association, the Cayuga County Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association. Steve is an active member of Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Trucking Law, Products Liability, Diversity and Inclusion, and Women in the Law Committees. He was the Publications Chair for DRI’s Trucking Law Committee from 2011-2016, Membership Chair from 2017-2018, and has spoken at four DRI national conferences (Trucking and Fire Loss). In 2017, he was the Chair of the National DRI Trucking seminar titled “Outsmarting the Trucking Reptile at Trial.” He is the current Vice-Chair of the Trucking Law Committee. In addition, he is a member of TLA, PLUS and RIMS.
Mr. Pesarchick is a graduate of Niagara University (Bachelors of Science) and The Franklin Pierce Law Center. He is an active volunteer for Make-A-Wish, Coaches v. Cancer, and the Fleming Foundation.