February 12, 2014: The firm successfully defends appeal and obtains affirmance of lower court's dismissal of a Petition pursuant to RPTL article 7 and CPLR article 78 challenging the Town's denial of a real property tax exemption. Read the Decision
February 12, 2014: The firm successfully defends appeal and obtains affirmance of Order directing the release of partnership funds to the client, and holding that the perfected security interest of the client took precedence over an attorney's charging lien on the same funds. Read the Decision
February 12, 2014: The firm obtained a reversal of a judgment granting the relief sought in the Article 78 Petition. The Petition challenged the Town of Victor Planning Board's authority to impose a recreation fee on a developer. The Court ruled that the lower court erred in concluding that The Planning Board could not set a recreation fee after the development had been built. This was the second time the firm obtained a reversal on appeal in this case. The first reversal occurred on August 20, 2010, in the case of Legacy at Fairways, LLC v. McAdoo, 76 AD3d 786 (4th Dep't 2010). Read the Decision
February 12, 2014: The firm obtained summary judgment dismissing the Complaint in this action, wherein the plaintiff sought to be paid a collections bonus on a matter he was allegedly responsible for bringing to the firm... Read the Decision
December 12, 2013: The Wolford Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth A. Wolford has been sworn in to serve as a United States District Judge for the Western District of New York... Read More
November 04, 2013: The firm successfully cross moved for summary judgment granting the relief sought in Hahn Automotive's Complaint. The Court held that Hahn retained legal ownership of the escrow funds held by Zurich, and directed Zurich to return those funds.
November 01, 2013: The Wolford Law Firm LLP has been ranked in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®... Read More
September 3, 2013: Elizabeth A. Wolford, James S. Wolford and Michael R. Wolford are selected for inclusion in the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers® in America List... Read More
July 30, 2013: The firm successfully moved to dismiss claims, asserted against a supervisor under Title VII and the New York State Human Rights Law, which alleged race and gender discrimination based on retaliation and the existence of a hostile work environment.
June 22, 2013: Elizabeth Wolford receives the New York State Bar Association's Root/Stimson Award in Cooperstown, New York. The award, presented by the Committee on Annual Award, honors an attorney who has provided exemplary community service. Read the New York State Bar Association's Read Press Release
June 13, 2013: Sarah Merkel and Elizabeth Wolford are sworn in as members of the Monroe County Bar Association's Board of Trustees and the Board of the Foundation of the Monroe County Bar, respectively..... Read More
February 20, 2013: The firm successfully cross-moves for summary judgment dismissing Complaint brought by owners of property in The Village of Lansing alleging property damage caused by New York State Gas and Electric. Read More
February 1, 2013: Firm obtains reversal of a conviction and dismissal of the indictment in a felony case. In People v. Cady, the Appellate Division ruled that the police had overstepped their bounds when they chased and tackled Mr. Cady without reasonable suspicion... Read More