Professional Experience

Civil Litigation; Medical Malpractice; Hospital Malpractice; Wrongful Death; Product Liability; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents; Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse; Business and Commercial Litigation; Estate Litigation; Creditor’s Rights Litigation

John Wells is a litigator and trial attorney whose civil litigation practice focuses on medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile accidents, nursing home negligence, and commercial, business and estate disputes. John’s courtroom experience includes civil trial work, administrative trial work, and participation in the Federal Mediation program, arbitrations, and mediations.  John has appellate experience appearing in the New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department.

Before joining Lacy Katzen LLP, John worked for a civil litigation firm focused on medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation and Social Security disability actions.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Member of the New York State Bar Association

  • Member of the Monroe County Bar Association

  • Member of the Cattaraugus County Bar Association

  • Member of the Greece Rotary

  • Served as a trustee for the Village of Cuba, New York

Education

  • University of Buffalo (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
  • St. Bonaventure University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004)

Admissions

  • New York State Bar, 2009
  • United States Federal District Court, Western District of New York, 2011
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 2011

Honors

John is listed in the Super Lawyers for 2014, 2015 and 2017 as an Upstate New York “Rising Star”.