Brian Nelson Tedd, Esq.
Senior Associate

Brian is an associate at CDH Law where he leads the firm’s estate planning practice while playing a large role in our criminal defense practice. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hartwick College in 2015 and his Juris Doctorate from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2018. Brian is a member of the New York State Defender’s Association where he received a Trial Skills certification.

As a law student before he joined CDH Law, Brian interned at several local law firms where he concentrated on defending Central New Yorkers accused of crimes.  He also spent a semester in law school interning at Hiscock Legal Aid Society where he worked on criminal defense appeals, and two semesters as a Student Attorney with the Criminal Defense Clinic, defending individuals against misdemeanor charges. Though he has long had a passion for criminal defense work, Brian broadened his horizons as a Student Attorney with the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic at Syracuse University, where he assisted Central New Yorkers as they battled the IRS.  He also earned an estate planning certificate from the law school.

Brian is a native Central New Yorker, born and raised in the Syracuse area. He is an avid hockey fan and plays in local recreational leagues in his spare time.  He also enjoys spending time with his dogs, Bailey and Tucker, and recently trained a seeing-eye dog for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a local charitable organization.

Brian is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of New York.  He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.