Buffalo Office


Philip C. Barth III

Partner

Mr. Barth, grandson of the firm’s founder, is an experienced trial attorney who has tried cases for over twenty-five years. After graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, Mr. Barth served as one of the most successful in-house trial attorneys at Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Since joining Barth Sullivan Behr in 1996, he has continued to amass an impressive record of trial and appellate successes. Mr. Barth has been an active member of the Defense Research Institute for many years and was nominated and approved for membership in the prestigious International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) in 2004. He continues to litigate regularly, specializing in motor vehicle and premises liability.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
pbarth@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation
Trial and Appellate Litigation
Workers’ Compensation Defense

Affiliations:

Buffalo Claims Association
Defense Research Institute
Erie County Bar Association
International Association of Defense Counsel
New York State Bar Association
Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Admissions:

State of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Laurence D. Behr

Senior Associate Attorneys

Following his two-year service as Confidential Law Clerk to the United States District Judge John T. Elfvin (Western District of New York), Mr. Behr forged a distinguished career as a successful personal injury defense trial and appellate lawyer. Mr. Behr held partnerships in two of Buffalo’s most respected insurance defense firms, the former Saperston & Day, P.C. and Lustig & Brown LLP, prior to joining Barth Sullivan Behr in 1999. He has tried over thirty personal injury cases to successful defense verdicts, and has published numerous leading articles on important and timely insurance law topics.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
lbehr@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Insurance Coverage
Premises, Motor Vehicle Liability
Fire Loss Investigations and Defence
Employment Discrimination
Professional Liability
Special Investigations
Trial and Appellate Litigation

Affiliations:

Buffalo Claims Association
Erie County Bar Association
National Lawyers Association
Western New York Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Admissions:

State of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

James J. Greco

Senior Trial Attorney

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
jgreco@barthbehr.com

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Douglas P. Hamberger

Senior Trial Attorney

Mr. Hamberger is a trial attorney with a wealth of experience, both civil and criminal, having tried cases for over thirty years. Following graduation from the University of Miami School of Law, Mr. Hamberger practiced law in South Florida before joining the Erie County District Attorney’s Office in Buffalo where he successfully tried in excess of five hundred criminal cases. Since joining Barth Sullivan Behr in 2007, he continues to try cases on a regular basis and concentrates his practice in the areas of motor vehicle liability, premises liability, toxic tort and labor law.

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
dhamberger@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Labor Law
Lead Paint and Toxic Tort Defense
Motor Vehicle Litigation
Premises Liability
Trial and Appellate Litigation

Affiliations:

Bar Association of Erie County
The Florida Bar
Western New York Trial Lawyers Association

Admissions:

State of New York
State of Florida
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Alex M. Neurohr

Associate Attorneys

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
aneurohr@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Labor Law
Lead Paint and Toxic Tort Defense
Motor Vehicle Litigation
Premises Liability
Trial and Appellate Litigation

Affiliations:

FIU Law Review

Admissions:

State of New York

Daniel Cartwright

Associate Attorneys

Contact:

Buffalo Office
43 Court Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
(716) 856-1300
dcartwright@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Labor Law
Lead Paint and Toxic Tort Defense
Motor Vehicle Litigation
Premises Liability
Trial and Appellate Litigation

Affiliations:

Bar Association of Erie County
New York State Bar Association
Labor and Employment Relations Society
Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal

Admissions:

State of New York

Syracuse Office


J. William Savage

Senior Trial Attorney

Mr. Savage is an experienced trial attorney who has tried cases throughout Upstate New York for fifteen years. Since joining Barth Sullivan Behr in 2010, he has achieved more than a dozen successful jury verdicts. Mr. Savage’s areas of concentration include automobile and premises liability, as well as pharmaceutical defense. In fact, Mr. Savage argued effectively before the Appellate Division, Third Department in Albany to change existing law concerning pharmacist liability in the case of Brumaghim v. Rite Aid, 94 AD3d 1391 (3rd Dept. 2012), which has been reviewed in several legal journals. Before embarking on his legal career, Mr. Savage served in the U. S. Navy on board the USS Midway and USS Reuben James.

Contact:

Syracuse Office
224 Harrison Street
Suite 208
Syracuse New York 13202
(315) 234-1864
wsavage@barthbehr.com

Concentrations:

Motor Vehicle Litigation
Pharmaceutical Defense
Premises Liability

Affiliations:

New York State Bar Association

Admissions:

State of New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

David H. Walsh IV

Senior Trial Attorney

Contact:

Syracuse Office
224 Harrison Street
Suite 208
Syracuse New York 13202
(315) 234-1864
dwalsh@barthbehr.com

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