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JANUARY 28, 2022, Ithaca, NY — Hancock Estabrook, LLP is pleased to announce that Ithaca based law firm Barney, Grossman & Dubow has joined the Firm effective January 1, 2022.

Barney, Grossman & Dubow is a general practice firm that traces its history back some 50 years, providing valued and effective legal services that focus on commercial and residential transactions, small business formation and management, trusts and estate planning, probate and estate administration and municipal law. Hancock Estabrook will add attorneys Peter G. Grossman as a partner in the municipal, real estate and trusts & estates practices, and Natalie S. French as an associate in the corporate, municipal and real estate practices, also focusing on adoption law. Legal assistant Deanna L. Laurentz will also join the firm. The addition of this team will add even greater depth to the capabilities of Hancock Estabrook as a whole and will expand the services available to clients in the Ithaca and Finger Lakes region.

“The combination of our skills with Hancock Estabrook’s deep bench of attorneys and full-service practices will provide us with a greater opportunity to represent clients from both firms,” said Peter Grossman, Partner of Barney, Grossman & Dubow.

“It’s a great honor to welcome the attorneys and staff of Barney, Grossman & Dubow to our Firm. This expansion of our ranks reflects our continued focus on the Ithaca and Finger Lakes area and will allow the Firm to increase its representation of clients in the corporate, health care, municipal, real estate and nonprofit sectors and individuals with estate planning needs. We are strongly committed to Upstate New York and continue to strategically grow our Firm in a way that best allows us to serve our clients and our community. The addition of Peter Grossman and Natalie French furthers that mission,” said Timothy P. Murphy, Managing Partner of Hancock Estabrook.

Named a 2021 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, Hancock Estabrook, LLP is committed to providing excellent service to clients throughout New York State. The Firm provides a broad range of legal services and representation across a variety of industries, disciplines and practice areas, proudly serving as trusted advisors to large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofit institutions, governmental entities and individuals. For more information about the Firm and its legal services, visit hancocklaw.com.