Asher I. Labendz

Asher I. Labendz



Practice Groups

Asher I. Labendz, a partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, focuses his practice on counseling and defending clients in a variety of workers’ compensation matters. His extensive experience includes overseeing New York State workers’ compensation caseloads, representing carriers and third-party administrators in cases before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, and preparing memoranda of law on issues involving willful misrepresentation, coverage, and liability. Asher draws on this knowledge to advise clients on a wide range of complex and pressing matters, as well as to coordinate effective and innovative litigation strategies to help clients achieve desired results.

Prior to entering private legal practice, Asher served as a court representative for the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services and the Centralized Court Screening Services, and additionally as a legislative aide for the City of New York. He received his bachelor’s in political science from Stony Brook University before going on to earn his juris doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Stony Brook University, B.A., 1989