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Todd D. Wachtel

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Those who are injured in workplace accidents have an advocate in Attorney Todd Wachtel. As a partner at Levinson Axelrod, P.A., Mr. Wachtel has devoted himself to advocating for accident victims who were harmed during the course of their employment. When you need strong representation that cares for your needs, you can count on Todd Wachtel.

Injured clients can trust Todd for many reasons. He is a certified Workers’ Compensation attorney, as designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court. His role at the Firm is devoted solely to helping injured workers receive medical treatment, temporary disability benefits, and permanency benefits for their injury.

Todd’s experience is founded on his years at Levinson Axelrod as well as his previous work as a Deputy Attorney General for New Jersey, where he represented the state of New Jersey in workers’ compensation claims. He now uses his valuable expertise to protect workers and knows the most effective ways to handle your case and move it through the complex claim system. One of his notable cases include Martinez v. Silverline, 361 NJ Super, 99 (App. Div 2003). Recently, Todd was asked to be a contributing author to Lexis/Nexis’ “Practice Guide to New Jersey Workers’ Compensation” which helps explain the complicated Worker’s Compensation system to other attorneys.

Personal Life & Community Involvement

Todd believes in giving back to his community. He has donated his time and efforts to his Temple’s Men’s Club and has been the group’s president. He has worked with many other educational and charitable organizations and served in many different leadership positions. He has also coached high school students in legal skills for mock trial competitions, investing in the future lawyers of the nation with his expertise and insight. Currently, he happily lives in Princeton with his wife, son, and daughter.

Education

In high school, Todd attended the International Studies Specialized Learning Center at Freehold Township High School. After graduation, he attended Syracuse University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1994. From there, he pursued a career in law at Widener University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctorate in 1997. That year he was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, and the following year passed the bar in New Jersey.



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Client Reviews

"When I was injured on my job, I called Levinson Axelrod for advice on how to proceed with a Workers' Compensation Claim. I was referred to Mr. Todd D. Wachtel, whose professionalism shone through every step of the way. He was very supportive, caring, and attentive to detail. His patience with me and understanding of my situation made me comfortable and confident that I was being represented in the best possible way. Thank you Todd for all your hard work and for the resulting justified settlement. I will certainly recommend you to anyone needing a great attorney. Thanks again."

- S.C.

"Todd was a pleasure to work with. Being injured at work leaves you feeling vulnerable and scared. There is so much uncertainty and I know vert little about the process. Todd was able to calm all of my fears and answered all my questions. He was very patient and answered all of me questions. He made the whole process a breeze. I am so grateful that he was my attorney!"

- S.L.

"My calls were returned in a timely manner. My attorney, Todd Wachtel, and his assistant were easy to reach. My experience with Levinson Axelrod was very pleasant and I would recommend them to my friends and family!"

- W. Lowrey

"Todd Wachtel is A+ all around. His assistants are all A+! Thank you!"

- Darrin S.

"You have more than lived up to the commercials and reputation. I will always recommend Levinson Axelrod and Todd did an amazing job! The results were spectacular."

- K.

"Todd Wachtel is one of the hardest working workers’ compensation attorneys in New Jersey. Todd is a certified workers’ comp attorney and his entire practice is devoted towards helping injured employees. He is recognized by his peers as a very knowledge adversary and they always have positive things to say about him. He is also accessible on social media and posts informative content. I refer business to him and his firm, and will continue to refer business to Todd."

- Eric M.

"Todd is known as “the professor” around the workers compensation court. And for good reason. Todd is as informed and knowledgeable as any workers comp lawyer can be. I have witnessed Todd educating judges on the finer points of the law. What’s more, Todd is a courteous, friendly and generous colleague. Bottom line: Todd’s clients are the fortunate beneficiaries of this lawyer’s formidable talents."

- Rich G.

"I’m really happy for what you did for me Todd. You changed my life. I thank you very much [sic]… I gave your name & phone number to my old shop… when someone gets hurt there he’ll give your name. Thanks again Todd I wish you the best of luck with your future & family."

- Frank Anthony G.

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