Providing high-quality legal advice to our clients since 1925.

O’Connell & Aronowitz has been a trusted leader in the legal profession and in our community for over 90 years. With uncompromising standards, we pride ourselves on our reputation of combining the personal attention of a neighborhood lawyer with the breadth of services customarily found in a big city firm.

Our clients rely on our attorneys for representation and services in a broad range of disciplines and practice areas. We offer innovative, cost-effective representation in routine to complex legal cases. Our results and achievements speak for themselves.


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Our attorneys are respected by their peers as leaders in their practice groups. Several have been awarded AV Preeminent ratings by Martindale Hubbell and have been included in annual Upstate New York Super Lawyers lists. We are honored to have once again earned the distinction of inclusion in the “2017 Top Law Firms” list by Best Lawyers and US News Media Group.


Services for Individuals & Families L.I.F.E. Group: Legal Insights For Everyday

It’s been said that tough times don’t last, tough people do but some challenges require the superior legal representation our attorneys are uniquely qualified to provide. Whether you need advice about managing your debts, buying or selling a home, creating a will, or planning for long-term care, the L.I.F.E. Group at O’Connell and Aronowitz offers Legal Insights for Everyday. We have considerable experience in the following areas:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Will, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Estate Administration

We are dedicated to helping individuals and families resolve their most pressing challenges. We tailor solutions that are best suited for our client’s unique needs so they can manage their lives today while planning for the future.

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Services for Businesses

Services For Business Health Law Group
Business Services Group

We are keenly aware that navigating the contemporary legal and business landscapes is essential for achieving success and fostering growth. The Health Law and Business Services groups at O’Connell and Aronowitz work with closely-held and family business, startups, middle market companies and large enterprises.

Our attorneys are well versed in business formation strategies, negotiating all types of commercial transactions, arranging for financing and resolving disputes.

By collaborating with a network of legal and business professionals and local and state agencies, we help new businesses gain entry to the market and help established businesses expand their reach. We provide a powerful combination of knowledge and sophistication and design comprehensive, cost effective strategies.

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Latest News

Times Union Coverage of Lawsuit on Behalf of Persons with Mental Illness

A spate of recent lawsuits filed by Jeff Sherrin were the topic of Times Union news story on November 3oth.... Read More

O’Connell and Aronowitz Ranked Among 2017 “Best Law Firms”

O’Connell and Aronowitz is proud to announce that it has been named a Metropolitan Tier 1 Best Law Firm... Read More

Attorney Neil Murray Files Lawsuit Challenging New York Internet Gambling Law

A press conference was held on October 5 to announce the filing of lawsuit by Neil Murray on behalf... Read More

Personal Injury Team Wins $800K Verdict for Client Injured on Trampoline

Personal Injury attorneys Pamela Nichols and Steve Coffey won an $800K verdict in Saratoga County Supreme Court for a... Read More

Lead Concerns Prompt Landmark Testing Legislation

We commend the very recent landmark legislation by Governor Cuomo to test drinking water in New York schools for... Read More

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Our Health Law practice won an $18 million verdict against the New York State Department of Health for clinical laboratory clients.


The culture of teamwork and collaboration at O’Connell and Aronowitz helps our five office locations assist clients in a myriad of legal disciplines and harness the talents of O’Connell and Aronowitz attorneys across New York State. We offer the experience, resources, and skills to help you protect your rights and your best interests.


54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

tel: 518.462.5601
fax: 518.462.2670


206 West Bay Plaza
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

tel: 518.562.0600
fax: 518.562.0657

Saratoga Springs

1 Court Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

tel: 518.584.5205
fax: 518.584.5441


624 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110

tel: 518.213.8050
fax: 518.213.8048

New York City

111 Broadway, Suite 701
New York, NY 10006

tel: 212.706.6041
fax: 518.462.2670