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Ed Obertubbesing // Attorney

Ed has over 30 years of experience in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law. He is an attorney in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department, where he focuses his practice on handling appeals before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board and the Courts of New York State.

Ed received his Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh in 1985, where he studied Mass Communications and Journalism. He graduated with honors from Delaware Law School in 1988. In law school Ed participated in moot court competitions, was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and the recipient of multiple academic awards. 

Since admission to the New York Bar in 1989, Ed has worked extensively in the area of Workers’ Compensation, handling thousands of hearings, hundreds of appeals before the Workers’ Compensation Board and numerous appeals before the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division and Court of Appeals. Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Ed worked for several law firms in Buffalo and Albany concentrating in the area of Workers’ Compensation Law and was on in-house counsel staff with the New York State Insurance Fund in White Plains and Albany.

Ed is admitted to practice before all New York State Courts as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Injured Workers Bar Association.

Outside of work, Ed has also been involved for years as a coach for his son’s travel and school baseball teams. He and his family also spend as much time as possible at their beach home at the Delaware shore. 

YEAR JOINED FIRM

  • 2019

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Workers’ Compensation

EDUCATION

  • Delaware Law School of Widener University, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J. D. 1998
      • Moot Court Honor Society
      • Case Note Writer for Delaware Law Forum
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh
    • B.A. 1985

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York