At Faraci Lange, Lesley E. Niebel focuses her practice on all aspects of personal injury litigation, including cases involving: sexual abuse, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, construction accidents, and premises liability.
Lesley was born and raised in Fredonia, New York. She went to the State University of New York College at Geneseo where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in English and Economics. Lesley then graduated from the Syracuse University College of Law with her Juris Doctor. Following law school, Lesley started at Faraci Lange and has spent her career with the firm. She is admitted to practice in state and federal court in New York and state court in Massachusetts.
Lesley is an active member of the legal community. She currently serves as Chair of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Ethics Committee and is a past of the MCBA Young Lawyers Section (2021-2022), as well as the Young Lawyers Section’s Treasurer (2020-2021), Secretary (2019-2020), co-chair of the community service committee (2018-2019), and co-chair of the nominations committee (2017-2018). In addition, Lesley serves as a Board Member for JustCause and an Associate Board Member for the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. Formally, Lesley was co-chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics, Discipline and Practice for the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (2020-2022), co-chair of the Women’s Health Committee for the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (2020-2021), and was part of the New York State Bar Association’s Attorney Professionalism Committee and Professional Discipline Committee. Lesley has been selected as a Best Lawyer in America in personal injury litigation since 2021 and received the Daily Record Up and Coming Attorney Award in 2019.
In her spare time, Lesley serves on the Board of Directors for the Rochester Spinal Association and writes articles related to legal topics, which have been published in the Journal of Legal Nurse Consulting, the Rochester Daily Record, and the Buffalo Law Journal.