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O'Connell and Aronowitz Names New Partners

O'Connell and Aronowitz is pleased to announce the promotion of attorneys Chad A. Jerome from our Litigation department and Graig Zappia from our Business Law and Commercial Litigation departments, to Shareholders. We are thrilled about these changes and proud of our continued growth.

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

O’Connell and 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 providing the personal attention of a neighborhood lawyer with the breadth of services customarily found in a big city firm.

We offer innovative, cost-effective representation in legal cases from routine to complex. Our results and achievements speak for themselves.


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Our attorneys are respected by their peers as leaders in their practice areas. 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 on the “2020 Top Law Firms” list by Best Lawyers and US News Media Group.

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

Our L.I.F.E. Group is a fusion of practice areas designed to provide Legal Insights for Everyday to individuals, couples and families. Developed with you and your family in mind, our L.I.F.E. Group provides comprehensive solutions to help you effectively manage life today, prepare for tomorrow and navigate the unexpected. Our attorneys are renowned for their legal knowledge and superior level of personal service in the following areas:

Your unique legal needs deserve tailored solutions. We are keenly aware that modern life presents unique challenges and we are dedicated to helping our clients restore order and take control of their future.

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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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