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Shawn W. Yerdon

  • Partner


Troy, NY





Born in Ithaca NY. Member of a family of seven with four siblings. Graduated high school in Mississauga Ontario Canada with an OAC diploma and thereafter attended University in Ashland, Ohio before attending Albany Law School. Began working immediately in the field of Workers' Compensation and has remained since. Lives locally with his wife, Erin and two children Bailey and Liam. Is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, hunting and riding ATV's. Although initially represented claimant's he has defended for the last decade, cases exclusively for the benefit of employers and insurance carriers.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers Compensation 100%

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2001


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 2000
  • Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
    • B.S. - 1996
    • Major: Criminal Justice & Sociology

Classes/ Seminars

  • Fundamentals of Workers' Compensation in New York, Sterling Education Services, 2004 to Present
  • Settlement Valuations of Workers' Compensation Claims in New York, Albany 6 Claims Association, 2011 to Present

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 2001 to Present
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2001 to Present
  • Albany County Bar Association, Member, 2001 to Present
  • Albany County Claims Association, Member, 2010 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Welt, Gabriels & Schunk, LLP, Attorney, 2001 to 2003