Evans Fox LLP - Rochester, NY

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Derek Harnsberger



Derek Harnsberger is an Associate with the firm.  Derek graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University and cum laude from the Syracuse University College of Law.  After law school, Derek spent years as a trial litigator with the Monroe County Public Defender Officer.  Derek then joined the Hiscock Legal Aid Society in Syracuse, specializing in post-conviction litigation.  Shifting from defense litigation, Derek joined the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office where he specialized in narcotics, firearm, and gang trial prosecutions before transitioning to fulltime appellate litigation.  Outside of the Courtroom, Derek serves his community as a Councilman with the Riga Town Board, a position he has held since 2019.

Overview & Experience

Derek Harnsberger practices in complex civil litigation.  With his robust trial and appellate litigation experience and aggressive client-oriented advocacy, Derek has the skills to achieve the quality results his clients deserve.