A webinar in partnership with the
National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network
Nicole Graci, Esq.
Hamberger & Weiss LLP
In partnership with the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, attorney Nicole Graci, partner of the New York Law firm Hamberger & Weiss LLP will discuss the challenges and solutions to navigating the lien process under Medicare Secondary Payer regulations. This webinar will be specific to conditional payments and MAP liens.
About Nicole Graci:
Nicole Graci is a Partner in the Buffalo, NY law office of Hamberger & Weiss. Hamberger & Weiss LLP limits its practice to the representation of insurance carriers and self-insured employers in N.Y.S. workers’ compensation claims, W.C.L. Section 120 discrimination claims, Loss Transfer arbitrations, and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance. Ms. Graci oversees the firm’s settlement team and is a frequent presenter on various subjects of N.Y.S. workers’ compensation law, Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, and N.Y. Paid Family Leave. Since 2011 she has contributed the New York section of The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, Jennifer C. Jordan, Editor-In-Chief. In 2015, she authored the settlement chapter of the New York Workers’ Compensation Handbook by Ronald E. Weiss and Ronald Balter. Ms. Graci graduated summa cum laude from Canisius College with undergraduate degrees in History and Political Science in 1995. Foreshadowing her future legal career, Ms. Graci was an undergraduate Hearst Foundation Grant research assistant on The Battle Over School Prayer: How Engel v. Vitale Changed America by Bruce J. Dierenfield, Ph.D. She earned a J.D. degree from the State University of NY at Buffalo in 1999. Ms. Graci is a member of the Erie County and NYS Bar Associations, member of the Erie County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Committee, Past President of the Self-Insurers’ Association of the Niagara Frontier, Chair of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network Medicare Compliance Committee and volunteer with the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project.