Jeffrey M. Fetter

(315) 471-8111
Direct Fax: (315) 425-3656
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Jeffrey M. Fetter is President of Scolaro Fetter Grizanti & McGough, P.C. in Syracuse, New York, and is Chairman of the Business & Tax Practice Group. His practice focuses on business, estate, tax, succession and transactional planning for closely-held and family-owned enterprises throughout New York and Pennsylvania. Legal services Jeff provides his clients include: state, federal and international tax and business transactional planning; estate and long-term care planning; business and succession planning for closely-held and family-owned business enterprises; e-commerce planning; employee and shareholder/principal relations and employee benefits; protection of intellectual property; transactional planning; acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, tax-free reorganization of business entities; entity structuring; contract negotiation, dispute resolution; international contracts and business planning and the dissolutions of business entities.

Jeff is licensed to practice in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Washington. Clients Jeff represents are involved in agriculture-related businesses, professional service, e-commerce, manufacturing, communications and retail businesses.

Jeff is a frequent lecturer in the area of business, succession, tax and estate planning. He has authored several articles on business, succession and estate planning for various periodicals.

Practice Groups

  • Agricultural Services
  • Business & Tax
  • Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation
  • Real Estate & Land Use


  • Ohio Northern University College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1983
  • State University of New York at Geneseo, B.S., 1977


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    – Former Chairperson, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section
    – Member, Tax Section and Elder Law Section
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Member of the New York Farm Bureau
  • Board of Directors of Cornell University’s FarmNet Program



  • Best Lawyers in America
  • New York Super Lawyers – Upstate Edition