Gelber & O'Connell, LLC
Stephanie S. Gelber is an experienced plaintiff’s personal injury and insurance coverage lawyer, who began her career in New York City more than 30 years ago. After relocating to Western New York she became a partner in the law firm of Lustig & Brown, LLP, which concentrated its practice in several insurance specialties. She later became one of the Managing Partners at the firm. Prior to joining Gelber & O’Connell, LLC as its Managing Attorney, she additionally trained as a Mediator (in accordance with the NYS Unified Court System) and obtained her New York State Property & Casualty Insurance Consultant license.
Ms. Gelber advocates on behalf of plaintiffs in car and truck accident, medical malpractice, dangerous drug and defective medical device cases through litigation, mediation
Ms. Gelber graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She earned her Juris Doctor from New York Law School at night in 4 years while working full time as a paralegal for the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York. Ms. Gelber is currently an appointed member of the Town of Amherst Planning Board. She is a former elected member of the Williamsville Central School District School Board, former Co-Executive Director/Treasurer of the Miss Buffalo Scholarship Pageant Organization and a former appointed member of the Food Bank of WNY Advisory Council, the Advisory Board for First Book of WNY, the Town of Amherst Arts & Culture in Public Places Board and the Town of Amherst Minority/Women-Owned Business Committee.