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Estate planning and health care proxies require special methods during pandemic

Sharon Wick, an attorney with Phillips Lytle LLP, carried out the witnessing of a will last week in a client’s garage in Erie County. Maintaining the appropriate distance to avoid the potential spread of the COVID-19, Wick and her client, ...

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Mitchell S. Nusbaum elected managing partner at Woods Oviatt Gilman

Mitchell S. Nusbaum has been elected managing partner at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP and Kelley Ross Brown has been added to the firm’s five-member management committee. Nusbaum succeeds James P. McElheny, who has led the firm for the past 24 ...

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New partners at Woods Oviatt Gilman

Attorneys Sarah J. Kwiatkowski of Spencerport and David P. Shaffer of Lima have been named partners at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, effective Jan. 1. They were previously associates. Kwiatkowski is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Development & Finance ...

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Woods Oviatt team lands big fish

In support of the 20th annual Bank of America Casting for Caring Sport-fishing Tournament fundraiser May 7 to support the American Red Cross, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP sponsored a fishing team headed by the firm’s managing partner Jim McElheny. This ...

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Farnsworth takes over ALA presidency

The new president of the Association of Legal Administrators is Rochester attorney Paul A. Farnsworth, executive director at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP. Farnsworth will guide the association’s strategic planning and oversee all board, inter-association and media spokesman activities. He said ...

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Rochester firm joins global alliance

The Rochester law firm of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP on Wednesday announced it has become a member of Meritas, a global alliance of more than 6,700 lawyers serving in more than 165 full-service law firms in more than 60 countries.

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