Michael Stuermer represents individuals who have suffered personal injuries. He has a reputation for being a strong advocate for his clients and working diligently to recover damages that will assist in compensating for the injuries they have endured.

Mr. Stuermer focuses his practice on all areas of personal injury law, including:

  •  Automobile Accidents
  •  Construction Accidents
  •  Motorcycle Accidents
  •  Premises Liability
  •  Workplace Accidents

He is a senior partner in Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria's Accidents and Personal Injury Practice Area, which received a Tier 1 Ranking from U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers in America's "Best Law Firms" publication.

Mr. Stuermer is a United States Air Force Veteran.


Bar & Court Admissions

  •  State of New York
  •  State of California
  •  Federal Court, Western District of New York



  •  State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 1997
  •  State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., magna cum laude, 1994


Speaking Engagements

  •  Lectured for the New York State Bar Association and the Bar Association of Erie County


Professional Activities

  •  Member, American Bar Association
  •  Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  •  Member, New York State Bar Association
  •  Member, California Bar Association

Michael has extensive trial experience and has achieved many successful verdicts on his clients' behalf. Through jury verdicts, settlements and arbitrations - Michael has obtained millions of dollars for his clients.  As a recent example, he obtained a $5.2 million jury verdict for a client who suffered serious injuries from a work site accident.


The Best Lawyers in America
Named to The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation--Plaintiffs for 2018


Super Lawyers
Named to Upstate New York Super Lawyers for Personal Injury Law from 2009-2012 and 2017; no more than five percent of attorneys within a state are named to this publication

Who's who

Who's Who in Law
Named to the final 2012 issue of Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's "Who's Who in Law" for Personal Injury



Michael has earned a strong reputation in the legal community due to his experience and successful results for clients. Many local attorneys refer matters to him when their clients have sustained serious injuries.

Michael has particular experience fighting for clients injured in motor vehicle accidents.  Outside of the office, one of Michael's passions is riding motorcycles.  As a rider, he understands the joy, responsibility, and potential risks that all motorcycle enthusiasts face when they take to the highway.  Michael’s personal interest in and intimate knowledge of motorcycles provides unique insight when fighting for fellow motorcycle riders as well as car accident victims who have suffered an injury. Michael has obtained successful results for numerous clients injured in car and motorcycle accidents.