Since 1979, the Syracuse-based law firm of SCOLARO FETTER GRIZANTI & McGOUGH, P.C. has provided sophisticated tax, business, litigation, employee benefits, estate and trust planning and administration services to its individual, business, entrepreneurial and professional clients throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Florida and other states in which its attorneys are admitted to practice.

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Rick joins the Firm as an associate attorney in the our Litigation and Real Estate practice Groups.

Rick is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and a recent graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law. Prior to law school, Rick interned at the New York Court of Claims for the Honorable Renee Minarik. During law school, Rick interned at the Office of the General Counsel at NASA in Washington, D.C., as well as spending his summers working as a law clerk at our Firm.

Catherine joins the Firm as an associate attorney in our Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation and Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Groups.

Catherine is a graduate of Virginia Tech, where she studied psychology, and a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. During law school, she gained invaluable experience working at the New York County Surrogate’s Court, assisting pro se individuals with various estate administration matters. Her experiences further include working as a Summer Associate at a boutique estate planning law firm in McLean, Virginia, working in the Legal Advocacy department of the American Diabetes Association, working as a Student Attorney in the Syracuse University College of Law’s Bankruptcy Clinic, as well as working at a policy think tank in Washington D.C.

Catherine received the CALI Excellence Award in Estate Planning and graduated a member of the Estate Planning Curricular Program.




2018 brings a new name to our Firm, but the familiar faces and specialized areas of law remain the same.

On October 3, 2018, Jeff Fetter, Jerry Cosgrove, Shane McCrohan and Steve Walker spoke at Sustaining NY’s Farms: Legal Solutions for Farm Business Futures. The seminar took place in Utica, New York. For more information, please follow this link to the Albany Law School website.

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