Meet The Principals

Paul E. Pontiff

Mr. Pontiff was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1930. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1959, the U.S. Tax Cour…

Alan R. Rhodes

Alan R. Rhodes’ practice areas are Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Tax Law, Elder Law, Corporate & Comme…

Robert S. McMillen

Mr. McMillen was born in Yonkers, New York in 1943. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1969. His preparator…

Philip C. McIntire

Philip was born in Glens Falls, New York. He is admitted to the New York State Bar. His preparatory education was at Bow…

Mark A. Lebowitz

Mr. Lebowitz’s practice areas are Corporate & Commercial Law, General Litigation, Insurance Defense, Landlord/Tenant,

J. Lawrence Paltrowitz

Mr. Paltrowitz’s primary practice areas are Labor Law, Education Law, Municipal Law & Finance, Not for- Profit Law, and …

Malcolm B. O’Hara

Mr. O’Hara’s practice areas are General Litigation, Civil Rights & Discrimination Law, Personal Injury, Corporate & Comm…

Patricia E. Watkins

Ms. Watkins was born in York, Pennsylvania in 1952. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1983. Her preparatory …

Mark E. Cerasano

Mr. Cerasano was born in Schenectady, New York in 1951. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1983, and the U.S. …

Bruce O. Lipinski

Mr. Lipinski’s practice areas are Real Property Law (including homeowners association and offering plan matters), Not-Fo…

Paula Nadeau Berube

Ms. Berube, was born in Brattleboro, Vermont in 1966. She was admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. District C…

Jonathan C. Lapper

Mr. Lapper’s practice areas are primarily Corporate & Commercial Law, Environmental Law, Real Property Law, including re…

Benjamin R. Pratt, Jr.

Mr. Pratt’s practice is concentrated in General Litigation, including the resolution of commercial disputes, the prosecu…

Eileen M. Haynes

Ms. Haynes’ practice areas are General Litigation and Appellate Practice. Ms. Haynes was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1…

James R. Burkett

Mr. Burkett’s practice areas are Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Elder Law, Not-For-Profit Law, Tax Law,…

Stefanie DiLallo Bitter

Ms. Bitter was born in Schenectady, New York in 1975. She was admitted t…

Karla Williams Buettner

Ms. Buettner’s practice areas are General Litigation, Education Law, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury, Real Property L…

Elisabeth B. Mahoney

Ms. Mahoney’s practice areas are in Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Property Law, and Co…

John D. Wright

Mr. Wright’s practice areas include Criminal Defense, General Litigation, Insurance Defense, Landlord/Tenant, Personal I…

Jessica Hugabone Vinson

Ms. Vinson’s practice areas are Matrimonial & Family Law and General Litigation. Ms. Vinson was born in Pittsfield,…