Elise L. Cassar

Elise Cassar, incoming Corresponding Secretary, is a Senior Associate at Duke Holzman Photiadis Gresens, LLP, where she handles a variety of civil litigation matters, including construction matters, first party insurance disputes and employment disputes. Prior to joining Duke Holzman, Elise focused her practice on defending personal and commercial clients in a range of personal injury litigation. She received her Juris Doctor from SUNY Buffalo Law School and her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia.

Ms. Cassar recently completed her term as Immediate Past President of the Western New York Chapter. She has served on their board in multiple roles since 2013. Ms. Cassar serves on the Board of Directors of the University at Buffalo Law Alumni Association, and the National Association of Women in Construction, Buffalo-Niagara Chapter.

Outside of the legal profession, Ms. Cassar enjoys travel, running, gardening, and spending as much time as possible with family. She lives in Orchard Park with her husband John, son William, and their two dogs.

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