Gaechter, Steven

58 Main StreetHackensack, NJ 07601- 7049

Updated: 08/08/2016


Steven Gaechter, the Law Offices of Steven Gaechter in Hackensack, New Jersey, concentrates his practice in Social Security Disability and Long Term Disability litigation, representing exclusively claimants for benefits under ERISA as well as non-ERISA private insurance plans. Mr. Gaechter is a past panelist for New Jersey ICLE as well as lecturer concerning Social Security Disability and Long Term Disability litigation matters before the Bergen County Bar Association.

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner


  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Practice Areas

  • Social Security Disability 50%
  • Private Long Term Disability (ERISA and Non-ERISA) 50%


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Social Security Representatives, 1986 - Present (Sustaining Member)
  • Bergen County Bar Association, 2003 - Present (Co-Chair, Social Security Committee)

Classes and Seminars

  • Panelist, 2003 SSD and LTD Conference, New Jersey ICLE, 2003 - 2006
  • Lecturer, Disability and SSD Seminars, Bergen County Bar Association, 2002 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • North Jersey Legal Services, Pro Bono Attorney SSI Claims, 2002 - Present

Past Positions

  • Nolan, O'Neill & Moore, Associate Attorney, 1983 - 1985
  • McCarter, Pisarri, Mulligan & Careri, Associate Attorney, 1985 - 1988


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
  • New York University, New York, New York
    Major: Political Science and Philosophy


Published Works

  • 2003 Social Security Disability and Private Long Term Disability, NJICLE, 2003
  • Social Security Disability and LTD Issues for Lawyers, NJICLE, 2006

Office Information


58 Main StreetHackensack, NJ 07601- 7049


  • 201-488-8429


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