Chad W. Flansburg, Phillips Lytle Partner

Chad W. Flansburg

(585) 238-2009
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Mr. Flansburg concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on contractual disputes, real property, personal injury, products liability and collection enforcement. He also focuses his practice on criminal defense matters and has data security and privacy experience, including assisting clients with crisis planning and data breach response and notification.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors & Awards

  • Up & Coming Attorney, The Daily Record, 2008
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2011-2013


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2002
  • Virginia Military Institute, B.A. (International Studies), 1998

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Criminal Justice Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Representative Cases

  • RES Exhibit Servs., L.L.C. v. Tecan Grp., Ltd., 09-CV-6659 (W.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • In re Estate of Randall, 73 A.D.3d 1465 (4th Dep’t 2010)
  • Henrietta Piping, Inc. v. Antetomaso & Micca Grp. L.L.C., 67 A.D.3d 1375 (4th Dep’t 2009)
  • Murphy v. Fairport Central School District, 48 A.D.3d 1037 (4th Dept. 2008)
  • Lopez v. Flight Services & Systems, Inc., 2008 WL 203028 (WDNY 2008)
  • Kost v. Wild Wood Rush, Inc., 2008 WL 2315657 (4th Dept. 2008)
  • Moran v. Erk, 45 A.D.3d 1329 (4th Dept. 2007), lv. to appeal granted
  • People v. Estrella, 48 A.D.3d 1283 (4th Dept. 2007), lv. to appeal granted
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church v. Little Giant Manufacturing Co., Inc., 28 A.D.3d 1173 (4th Dept. 2006)

Present Activities

  • Ontario County Republican Committee
  • FoodLink, Inc.
    • Board of Directors
    • Secretary
    • Executive Committee Member
  • Town of Farmington
    • Town Board of Assessment Review, Member
  • Farmington Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Farmington Republican Committee
  • Canandaigua Masters Swim Team