MICHAEL S. WEISS
Michael S. Weiss was born and raised in Suffern, New York and is a graduate of Suffern High School, Class of 1996. He
attended college at Michigan State University, graduated with the Class of 2000 and went on to attend law school at
Michigan State University, graduating in 2003. He has been a member of the firm since 2003 and lives with his wife and
family in New City, New York. In his spare time, Michael loves the Jets, the Mets, the Knicks, the Rangers and the
Spartans. He enjoys spending time with his family and loves helping people. Michael handles all of the Social Security
cases in the office as well as the majority of the Workers' Compensation cases in Westchester County.
MARK A. TABAKMAN
Mark A. Tabakman was born and raised in Rockland County. He graduated from Clarkstown North High School in 1990 and
from the University of Maryland in 1994 with a BA in American Studies. Mark has been licensed to represent injured
workers by the New York State Workers' Compensation Board since 2001. He is the son of Alan Tabakman, who is an
original member of the firm and worked for Freedman, Wagner, Tabakman & Weiss from 1972 to 2011. Mark is an avid
sports fan and is a player/manager on the firm's softball team. He also enjoys playing basketball and golf and spending
time with his wife and two children.
DAVID MacRAE WAGNER (Retired)
David MacRae Wagner is a lifetime Rockland County resident, born in Pearl River, New York in 1936. He graduated from
Nyack High School in 1954 and from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1963. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in
1964. He was admitted to practice law in the State of New York and Federal Courts in 1965. He was a founding partner
in the law firm of Freedman & Wagner in 1973, which partnership was later expanded to Freedman, Wagner, Tabakman &
Weiss. Mr. Wagner successfully argued before the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of his partner, Alan
Tabakman, in the landmark case of Branti v. Finkel, 1982. Mr. Wagner has also served as a Rockland County Legislator, a
Deputy Town Attorney and Legislative Counsel to the Rockland County Legislature. Mr. Wagner is married with five
children and six grandchildren. His daughter, Amy Mele, is the Town Attorney of the Town of Clarkstown and is of counsel
to this firm.