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Ross S. Wagner


Ross Wagner is an associate in Coffey Modica’s White Plains office. As a former workers’ compensation defense attorney, first at a Self-insured employer and then in private practice, Ross adeptly represented government agencies, contractors, insurance companies, and third-party administrators in hearings before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board.

200 E Post Road, Suite 210
White Plains, NY 10601



Before joining Coffey Modica, Ross’ practice focused on workers’ compensation defense where he specialized in defending controverted claims and construction injuries. Ross skillfully elicited testimony from injured workers, witnesses, and medical providers. Ross drafted memoranda of law, appeals and rebuttals, and litigated allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation to the Board.

During Law School, Ross worked as a Student Attorney at Hofstra Law School’s Youth Advocacy Clinic, representing immigrants under 21 hoping to achieve Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and lawful permanent residency. Ross served as a staff member of the Journal of International Business and Law during his final year of law school, where he drafted a note addressing inequitable gaps in internet access.

During law school, Ross was recognized for performing substantial public service legal work and his involvement in Moot Court with the Gold Public Service Award and the Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy.

Ross is a graduate of Binghamton University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Law.

Outside of law, Ross enjoys reading about American history, indulging in cooking, and is an avid baseball fan.


  • New York


  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, JD

  • Binghamton University, BA