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Alex Abdo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Syracuse, NY

Abdo & O'Brien, P.C.
506 East Washington Street, Suite C
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-539-7713
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Attorney Alex Abdo is a partner with Abdo & O'Brien, P.C., law firm in Syracuse, New York. Nationally recognized as among the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Abdo has more than 16 years of total legal experience. He focuses his practice primarily on workers' compensation law, and he provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Syracuse area and the North Country of New York who suffered a debilitating injury on the job that prevents them from working.

Focusing solely on workers' compensation law since 2005, Mr. Abdo has successfully handled thousands of cases, where he has represented claimants as well as insurance carriers, municipalities and the self-insured. From his efforts, he has recovered substantial awards for his plaintiff clients while defending the rights and interests of key stakeholders against baseless and fraudulent workers' compensation claims.

Since 2013, he has exclusively represented claimants in their efforts to obtain the full amount of compensation they deserve, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many in his community during their times of dire need. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Abdo has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received "Excellent" client ratings on Avvo.

After graduating cum laude from Ithaca College in 2000, Mr. Abdo obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Florida State University College of Law in 2003. He then joined the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, where he gained invaluable trial and negotiation experience. He then relocated back to his native Syracuse and worked as a partner with a prominent area law firm, focusing primarily on representing insurance carriers and employers.

Mr. Abdo is an active member of the Injured Workers Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association as well as the Onondaga County Bar Foundation. He has also conducted numerous lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Office Location for Alex Abdo

506 East Washington Street
Suite C
Syracuse, NY 13202

Phone: 315-539-7713

Last Updated: 5/30/2021

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