Christopher F. DeFrancesco

Christopher F. DeFrancesco

250 South Clinton Street
Suite 600
Syracuse, New York 13202
315-474-2911 (phone)
315-474-6015 (fax)
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  • Syracuse University College of Law, JD, 2013
  • State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, BS Cum Laude , 2010

Admitted to Practice

  • All Courts of the State of New York


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


Christopher joined Smith Sovik in September 2013.  He is a 2013 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he received the John C. Cherundulo Award for Leadership in Advocacy.  At Syracuse Christopher also received the Ethical Advocacy Award in 2011 during the National Civil Trial Competition and his team went on to become Tournament Champions in 2012.  Before joining Smith Sovik, Christopher had the opportunity to extern with former Acting Supreme Court Justice John C. Cherundulo and also spent summers working as a law clerk for the Albany County District Attorney's Office and Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP.

At Smith Sovik, Christopher's practice will focus on all areas of litigation including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, products liability, Labor Law and Construction site accidents, medical and professional malpractice and Workers' Compensation Defense.

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