Gerard J. Chiesa


Gerard J. Chiesa focuses his practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense and related matters.  He assists employers and carriers throughout the claim process addressing both non-litigated and litigated issues.  This includes investigation of work place accidents, responses to requests for various benefits, defense of contested claims and, ultimately, measures directed towards the successful resolution of a claim. Gerard represents local and regional employers and national insurers, providing the right guidance for each to effectively protect our clients.


  • The Florida Bar
  • New York Bar
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Federal Courts NY Southern and Eastern District
  • Florida Northern District


  • Southwestern Law School, J.D.,  Book Award for Criminal Law, 1983
  • Fordham University, B.S., Sociology/Philosophy, Deans List, 1980