Daniel J. Chiacchia – Partner
Experienced Buffalo, NY Attorney
Mr. Chiacchia is a member of the Erie County Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association Western Region Affiliate. He is admitted in New York State and Massachusetts. He is also admitted in the United States District Court, Western District of New York.
His entire career has been dedicated to trial work. He began his career as a prosecutor in the Erie County District Attorney’s Office where he tried hundreds of criminal cases.
Although much of his practice is dedicated to representing people who have been severely injured, he still maintains a fair share of Criminal and DWI cases. He has developed a reputation as an aggressive and practical attorney who routinely achieves success for his clients. He has had overwhelming success in handling motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents along with construction and premises liability injuries, including million-dollar settlements and verdicts.
Mr. Chiacchia received his law degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Law and his bachelor of arts degree from Fredonia State College. During his college years, Mr. Chiacchia was a union laborer with Laborers’ Local 210 working construction jobs throughout the area.
Mr. Chiacchia lives in Hamburg with his wife, three daughters, and son.
“I have always considered myself to be a very competitive person; I hate to lose at anything. The decisions we make for clients may affect them for the rest of their lives, and I take that responsibility very seriously. My competitive drive coupled with my commitment to do the very best for our clients sets me apart from others. I will never be outworked, and will fight with all my strength to win the justice our clients deserve.”
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Past Employment Positions:
- Chiacchia & Fleming, LLP, Attorney, 1998-Present
- Walsh Fleming & Chiacchia, P.C., Attorney, 1992-1998
- Erie County District Attorney’s Office, Prosecutor, 1989-1992
- State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York; J.D.
- State University at Fredonia, Fredonia, New York, USA, 1984; B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Major: Political Science
- Massachusetts, 1988
- New York, 1989
- U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1992
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1992
- Personal Injury (80%)
- Criminal Law (15%)
- General Litigation (5%)
- 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation