2023 New Fellows

Group photo of Fellows standing in front of Otsego Lake, Cooperstown, New York

The following Fellows have been elected by The Foundation Board of Directors for 2023 and have accepted this distinguished honor:

First Judicial District
Paul F. Downs, New York City (Nixon Peabody LLP)

David M. Glanstein, New York City (Glanstein LLP)

Meaghan Gragg, New York City (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)

John P. Mastando, III, New York City (US Bankruptcy Court, Southern Dist. of NY)

Second Judicial District
Fern J. Finkel, Brooklyn (Fern Finkel & Associates, PLLC)

Fifth Judicial District
Virginia C. Robbins, Syracuse (Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC)

Sixth Judicial District
Michael May, Ithaca (Levene Gouldin & Thompson, LLP)

Robert H. Wedlake, Binghamton (Hinman Howard & Kattell, LLP)

Seventh Judicial District
Thomas D’Antonio, Rochester (Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP)~Joined as a Life Fellow

James Hinman, Rochester (James S. Hinman, P.C.) ~ Joined in the Charles Evans Hughes Circle of Giving

Stephen J. Jones, Rochester (Nixon Peabody LLP)

Paul LeClair, Rochester (Adams LeClair LLP)

Eric J. Ward ~ Joined as a Life Fellow

Eighth Judicial District
Craig Robert Bucki, Buffalo (Phillips Lytle LLP)

Donald Chiari, Buffalo (Brown Chiari LLP)

Barry N. Covert, Buffalo (Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP)

Edward J. Markarian, Buffalo (Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP)

Karen L. Nicolson, Buffalo (Center for Elder Law & Justice)

Michael F. Perley, Buffalo (Hurwitz Fine PC)~Joined as a Life Fellow

Bradley J. Stamm, Buffalo (Stamm Law Firm) ~ Joined in the Maryann Saccomando Freedman Circle of Giving

Ninth Judicial District
Salvatore DiCostanzo, Rye (Maker, Fragale & Di Costanzo, LLP)

Hon. Adam Seiden, Mount Vernon ~ Joined in the Maryann Saccomando Freedman Circle of Giving

Tenth Judicial District
Robert A. Alessi, Mineola (Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP) ~ Joined as a Life Fellow

Twelfth Judicial District
David M. Cohn, Bronx (Bronx County District Attorney’s Office)

Out of State
Eric N. Vincent, Greenwich, CT (1 Roundtable Partners, LLC)