David B. Snyder

David B. Snyder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Syracuse, NY

Snyder Law Firm, PLLC
 | 6876 Buckley Road, Syracuse, NY 13212
Phone: 315-451-3040
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (0%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (0%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David Snyder is dedicated to his clients, representing them with vigor and extreme dedication. Mr. Snyder has achieved a successful outcome for hundreds of clients while running his practice located in Syracuse, New York. Mr. Snyder has been handling personal injury matters for both plaintiffs and defendants in court throughout his career since admission to the New York State Bar in 2003. Mr. Snyder’s clients in personal injury matters include those injured in motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, construction accidents and premises liability cases.

The serious personal injury cases that Mr. Snyder has handled have included labor law violation cases where injured parties have fallen from a height during construction projects, serious injury from trucking accidents. The Snyder Law Firm is not afraid to take on the difficult cases that other firms turn down.

The Snyder Law Firm has successfully litigated and settled many workers compensation cases including cases that were rejected by other law firms. In one instance, one of these TV advertisement law firms advised a client to waive their right to compensation; after meeting with David, he managed to achieve a $50,000 verdict for back wages. This not only saved his client from financial ruin , but it also greatly increased the value of the case. While past results do not guarantee future outcomes, it is indicative of his practice that Mr. Snyder can see value where others may not.

Mr. Snyder is originally from Arizona where he attended the University of Arizona where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Mr. Snyder attended the Syracuse University College of Law where he received his juris doctor in 2002. Previously Mr. Snyder had spent time as a law clerk in an appellate practice and was a summer associate in the Securities and Exchange Commission Northeast Regional Office.

Following admission to the Bar, Mr. Snyder practiced in law firms engaged in Workers Compensation defense and medical malpractice defense. From this experience, Mr. Snyder has gained insight into the customs and practice of the insurance industry. Since opening his own practice in 2010, David Snyder has represented injured parties exclusively where he utilizes the knowledge he gained working for the defense to assist his clients achieve the best possible outcome.

About David Snyder

Admitted: 2003, New York

Professional Webpage: http://snyderlf.com/david-snyder-esq/

Honors and Awards:

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Top Attorney, Who's Who In American Law, 2016
  • ASLA’s Top 100 Lawyers and Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 listings recognize exceptional legal talent and early promise among the next generation of great lawyers., Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • 40 Under FORTY recognizes 40 ambitious, hard-working, civic-minded individuals,who are under the age of 40, and who are driven, talented, andamazing individuals who go above and beyond at their workplace, and in our community., 40 Under 40, Central New York Business Journal, 2015
  • Nominations to be a Fellow are given to less than 1% of the lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction of the United States., Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2014
  • Selected as one of the Top 40 under 40 lawyers in New York for litigation., Top 40 under 40 Litigation Attorneys, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • Selected to being a rising star in Upstate New York Rising Stars., Rising Stars, Superlawyers Magazine, 2013
  • Awarded for distinguished pro bono service in the Syracuse community., Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, Onondaga County Bar Association, 2006
  • Awarded for 3 years of service to the Law School., Distinguished Service Award, Syracuse Law School, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Elected to the Board of Directors to the Onondaga County Bar Association., 2012

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Den Leader, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, 2015
  • Coach Optimist Basketball League, 2014
  • Youth Coach  - YMCA Baseball and Basketball Leagues, 2009
  • Volunteer for the Volunteer Lawyer Project, 2003

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Supplement underinsured policy settlement ($100,000) for motor vehicle accident victim who suffered a traumatic brain injury., 2015

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor Syracuse University, 2002
  • BA Political Science, 1999
  • BS Biology, University of Arizona, 1999
Office Location for David B. Snyder

6876 Buckley Road
Syracuse, NY 13212


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Last Updated: 6/15/2016

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