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Jeff D. DeFrancisco, Esq.

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Phone: 833-200-2000

Jeff DeFrancisco handles cases all throughout Upstate, New York with convenient locations near you.

Described by his clients as an attorney of the “highest quality” who goes “above and beyond”, Jeff DeFrancisco, Esq. has made a career achieving top results for his clients. As a lifelong resident of Upstate, New York, Jeff DeFrancisco has earned a reputation of being a top attorney in his field of medical malpractice and personal injury.

Attorney DeFrancisco has extensive experience handling failure to timely diagnose cancer cases. He has successfully pursued all types of cancer cases including, but not limited to: prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, gynecologic cancers, skin cancer, bladder cancer and kidney cancer. Attorney DeFrancisco utilizes experts from outside of the area to obtain an objective evaluation as to whether the cancer should have been diagnosed sooner and if the treatment was appropriate.

Jeff DeFrancisco, Esq. is a member of SuperLawyers, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Best Lawyers/Best Law Firms, and Best Attorneys of America, among other memberships. He has achieved some of the top results known in Upstate, New York. A few examples of his many achievements include:






In addition to the above, Attorney DeFrancisco has successfully resolved many other million and multi-million dollar cases. More results can be seen on the verdicts and settlements page.

If you are seriously injured, call the lawyer who has a proven track record of obtaining top results in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Call today for a free consultation.


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York

B.S., St. John Fisher College in Rochester, Rochester, New York

  • Major: Business Finance
  • Major: Economics

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York, 2000
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2000
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Onondaga County Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers

New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum Perfect 10.0 rating

Top 1% Trial Counsel


Justia 10.0 rating

Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer

Best Attorneys of America - Lifetime Charter Member

National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Published Works
  • Top New York Verdicts, 2009
  • Top New York Verdicts, 2010
Representative Cases
  • Holstein v. Community General Hospital Holstein - $1.6M verdict - Appealed to highest Court with victory. (Supreme 2011)
  • Lyon et al. v. Gingold et al. - $10,000,000 verdict at trial
  • $9,600,000 arbitration award in Onondaga County
  • $3,250,000 confidential settlement in a medical malpractice case
  • $2,300,000 confidential settlement for medical malpractice
Honors and Awards
  • SuperLawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Member
Client Reviews
"Mr. Falgiatano was very professional and did an incredible job when he worked with my family on our case. He met with us numerous times and was available when we called with questions. He explained the whole legal process to us and made sure we made the correct decision for my family! I could not thank Mr. Falgiatano enough and he is the only lawyer for my family!" Jeff M.
"Jeff DeFrancisco, Esq. has represented me before on 2 separate legal matters over the years. He did an excellent job on both cases. I highly recommend him and his firm!" Victor S.
"Could not speak highly enough of Attorney DeFrancisco. He was extremely easy to work with and his team was always responsive. Would definitely recommend." Brendan C.