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gregory e. fassler, esq.

gregory e. fassler, esq.

associate

A native of LaFayette, New York, Greg was born on June 17, 1982.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from SUNY Geneseo, with a minor in Spanish.  Greg earned a Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2007 with a concentration in Health Law.

After law school, Greg worked for Thomson-Reuters/West Publishing as an Attorney-Editor on their Litigation team.  In 2009, he became associated with a Buffalo-based law firm, focused primarily on Social Security Disability law. Greg was based in Rochester and served the Rochester clientele. 

Greg joined Modica & Associates on September 18, 2010.  He practices in all areas within the firm’s expertise including labor and employment, whistleblower, disability benefit (including New York State Retirement System Disability Pension cases), workers’ compensation, work place accident and personal injury cases.   He represents employers who have been assessed with penalties by the New York State Department of Labor. 

Greg and his wife Kylee live in Webster with their son Wesley and their cat, Willow.


Bar Admissions

New York, 2008

United States District Court, Western District of New York, 2009

 

Education

State University of New York @ Geneseo

Bachelor of Arts, 2004

 

Albany School of Law of Union University

Juris Doctor, 2007

 

Professional Affiliations

Monroe County Bar Association (“MCBA”)

MCBA Young Lawyers Section (“YLS”) CLE Co-Chair [2014-2015]

YLS Social Co-Chair [2015-2016]

YLS Silent Auction Committee Member [2014-2016]

 

Presentations

MCBA CLE - Bridging the Gap from Law School to Practicing Law – 02/25/15 [Speaker]

MCBA CLE – Marketing to Referral Sources and Doing so Ethically – 04/01/15 [Chair]

MCBA DLE Committee Meeting - Working While Disabled--12/10/14 [Speaker]

Fibromyalgia Assn of Rochester New York – Disability Benefit Issues--10/08/13 [Speaker]

 

Community Involvement

Sage Rutty Tour de Cure – MCBA Team Member - 25 Mile Ride [06/08/14]

Stroll for Strong Kids – YLS Team Member [05/30/15]

Good Pointe Society Masquerade Ball Planning Committee [2011-2012]

National MS Society - MS Service Day Participant [2013-2014]

Charities/Organizations Supported include Mended Little Hearts of Greater Rochester, Rochester City Ballet, Timothy M. Draper Center for Dance Education & Seneca Park Zoo.


Interests

Spending as much time as possible with family & friends, hiking, biking & kayaking, being outdoors & keeping active.