David B. Snyder

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Syracuse, New York

Snyder Law Firm, PLLC
David B. Snyder
Snyder Law Firm, PLLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2003

Education: Syracuse University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2016

Snyder Law Firm, PLLC

6876 Buckley Road
Syracuse, NY 13212 Visit website


David B. Snyder is an experienced trial attorney who focuses his law practice on workers’ compensation, car accidents, and personal injury. He has been serving injured clients for over 15 years in the Syracuse, New York, area from Baldwinsville to Van Buren.

Mr. Snyder received a double bachelor’s degree in political science and biology from the University of Arizona. He then earned his Juris Doctor from the Syracuse University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, the National Trial Team, and the ATLA Trial Team.

Known for his compassion for his client, understanding of and passion for the law, Mr. Snyder is a highly respected member of the legal community. The Upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine recognized him as a rising star twice, and he has been a Super Lawyer since 2018. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Onondaga County Bar Association and the New York State Academy of Trial Attorneys.

Mr. Snyder also believes in giving back to his community. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, serves as the Committee Chair for a local Scout Troop, and has coached nyouth sports such as the Optimist Basketball League, YMCA sports, and the Liverpool Girls Softball League. Mr. Snyder is also an active member of his church.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Construction Accident, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 0% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2003, New York

Professional Webpage: https://snyderlf.com/home/attorney-david-snyder/

Educational Background:
  • BS Biology, University of Arizona, 1999
  • Juris Doctor, Syracuse University College of Law, 2002
  • BA Political Science, 1999
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer for the Volunteer Lawyer Project, 2003
  • Youth Coach  - YMCA Baseball and Basketball Leagues, 2009
  • Committee Chair, Troop 157, Boy Scouts of America, 2021
  • Coach Optimist Basketball League, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Elected to the Board of Directors to the Onondaga County Bar Association, 2012
  • 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
  • SuperLawyer, SuperLawyers, 2021
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2022
  • Super Lawyers, 2020
  • 40 Under FORTY recognizes 40 ambitious, hard-working, civic-minded individuals, who are under the age of 40, and who are driven, talented, and amazing individuals who go above and beyond at their workplace, and in our community, 40 Under 40, Central New York Business Journal, 2015
  • 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
  • Top Attorney, Who's Who In American Law, 2016
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Awarded for 3 years of service to the Law School., Distinguished Service Award, Syracuse Law School, 2002
  • Awarded for distinguished pro bono service in the Syracuse community., Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, Onondaga County Bar Association, 2006
  • Selected to being a rising star in Upstate New York Rising Stars., Rising Stars, Superlawyers Magazine, 2013
  • 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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Supplement underinsured policy settlement ($100,000) for motor vehicle accident victim who suffered a traumatic brain injury, 2015
  • $500,000 Settlement in an MVA involving a traumatic brain injury resulting from a failure to yield by a pickup truck. , 2021
  • $150,000 settlement for low-impact MVA involving a back injury with surgery. , 2022
  • $1,750,000 settlement in a construction accident case involving a construction worker who was run over by a 30,000 lb forklift., 2022
Representative Clients:
  • Brain Injury case caused by an auto accident on the job resulting in half-million-dollar settlement, 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Food
  • Health
  • HVAC
  • Oil
  • Retail
  • Shipping
  • Trucking

Office location for David B. Snyder

6876 Buckley Road
Syracuse, NY 13212

Phone: 315-766-2981


7 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2013, 2016

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Q: What Steps Should People Take After Getting Injured In A New York Construction Accident?

A: The first thing you should do after a construction accident, if you are conscious and able to communicate, is call 911. The sooner you get help, the … See all answers by David Snyder

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