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Stephen Wagner began working at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP as an associate attorney in 2020. Having previously worked at two other plaintiff personal injury law offices in New York City, Mr. Wagner has a depth of experience litigating cases. He has tried numerous personal injury cases, obtaining favorable verdicts for his clients. He has also argued before the New York State Appellate Division.

Mr. Wagner is a member of the New York Bar Association. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston College in 2009 with a B.A. in History and served as the president of the Boston College chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Society. Additionally, he graduated on the Dean’s List First Honors and with History Departmental Honors. After graduating from Boston College, he studied Mandarin Chinese on a full academic scholarship at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. He then worked as the research director on the 2010 election campaign of a United States congressman.

He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 2014. At Duke, he was a staff editor of the Duke Law and Technology Review, the president of the American Civil Liberties Union at Duke Law, and a Dean’s Cup Moot Court Competition semi-finalist.

Additionally, Mr. Wagner has held legal internships at the United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of North Carolina, the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, the New York State Division of Human Rights, and the Wake County Public Defender’s Office.

Mr. Wagner is proficient in Spanish and has an elementary proficiency in Mandarin Chinese.

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Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, understand the great need to limit the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and safe health practices in order to protect our clients, our staff, and our fellow New Yorkers. Our team has complied with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s request to remain indoors during this difficult time and to minimize close contact with at-risk individuals.

However, while the state of New York is on PAUSE, the hardworking legal team at Wingate, Russotti, Shapiro & Halperin, LLP, is still devoted to serving our clients’ needs. We have set up our employees to work remotely and to handle all ongoing cases from home. We are available to respond to any emails or calls about your case and are still actively pursuing compensation from at-fault parties.

In addition, we are always accepting new clients over the phone, by email, or through our contact form, and we are available to schedule a free consultation by video call. If you have a personal injury case and need compassionate and experienced representation, do not let Covid-19 stop you from pursuing compensation. Our attorneys are readily available to discuss all your legal options with you and will ensure all deadlines are met.

Despite the struggles of the past month, we have not forgotten about our duty to defend the rights of our fellow New Yorkers and are ready to face any challenges as they come. Come rain or shine, we are here to represent your interests when you need us most.


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