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Greta Kolcon

Greta Kolcon

Litigation Partner at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Location
Rochester, New York Area
Industry
Law Practice
Current
  1. Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Previous
  1. Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP,
  2. Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Education
  1. Stetson University College of Law
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Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP

Partner - Litigation

– Present

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Background

Summary

Greta K. Kolcon is a Partner in the firm's Litigation Department. She concentrates her practice on civil litigation in state and federal courts, and arbitration forums. Her focus is on effective and efficient dispute resolution. She is also provides court-directed and private mediation assistance. She serves on the neutral panel for the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

Ms. Kolcon currently serves as statewide Treasurer for the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY). She is the immediate past co-chair of WBASNY's Environmental Law Committee. She is a past president of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys (GRAWA). Ms. Kolcon is also an active member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the Rochester Women's Network.

Specialties: Complex Federal & New York State civil litigation, including environmental litigation, petroleum, asbestos, lead paint poisoning, toxic torts, energy, cost recovery actions, products liability, negligence, a variety of business disputes, and transportation industry law.

Experience

Partner - Litigation

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
– Present (8 years 10 months)Rochester, New York

Practice includes products liability, torts, environmental, and business & employment litigation; Chair of the Firm's Environmental Law & Litigation Practice Group.

Associate - Litigation

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
(5 years 9 months)

Associate

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
(5 years 7 months)

Skills

  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Lead Paint Poisoning...
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Product Liability...
  • Transportation Law &...
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Toxic Tort
  • Transportation Law
  • Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Environmental Law
  • Product Liability
  • Legal Research
  • Personal Injury
  • Trials
  • Torts
  • Trial Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Municipal Law
  • Courts
  • Business Litigation
  • Legal Writing
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Education

Stetson University College of Law

J.D.

Activities and Societies: Law Review; Labor Law Moot Court Competition Team; ABA Negotiation Competition Team; Phi Delta Phi

University of Michigan

A.B., English & Theater & Drama

Activities and Societies: graduated with honors.

Plymouth Salem High School

Honors & Awards

2008 Forty under 40 Honoree presented by the Rochester Business Journal to recognize young leaders that have made an impressive contribution to the community.
2002 Up & Coming Attorney Award presented by the Daily Record to outstanding attorneys in practice less than 10 years.

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