Hamberger & Weiss Elects Nicole Graci to PartnershipWe are pleased to announce that Nicole Graci has been elected as a partner in the firm, effective January 1, 2017. Nicole has been practicing workers' compensation defense since 2000. She plays a lead role with the firm's Section 32 settlement team and is a frequent presenter on various aspects of New York Workers' Compensation Law and Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, including Mandatory Insurer Reporting under the Medicaid and S.C.H.I.P. Extension Act of 2007.
Since 2011, she has authored the New York section of The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance (Jennifer C. Jordan, Editor-in-Chief). In 2015 she also contributed the settlement chapter of the New York Workers' Compensation Handbook, published by LexisNexis and authored by Ronald E. Weiss and Ronald Balter.
She is a member of the Erie County and New York State Bar Associations, member of the Erie County Bar Association Workers' Compensation Committee, Secretary and Board Member of the Erie County Bar Foundation, Vice President of the Self-Insurers' Association of the Niagara Frontier, and is on the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network's Medicare Compliance Committee.
Nicole is resident in our Buffalo office.