Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP
99 Corporate Drive
Binghamton, NY 13904
James P. O'Brien
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. is a multi-service law firm consisting of more than 40 active lawyers and a professional support staff that has been collaboratively organized into several practice groups:
The firm's attorneys provide quality legal services in a cost-effective manner. Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. has its main office in Binghamton, New York and also maintains branch offices throughout New York State (Hancock, Ithaca, Owego, Bainbridge, Walton, and Cortland).
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. is one of the oldest law firms in the Southern Tier of New York, dating back to the 1890s. The firm and its many partners have played an integral role in the development of the Broome County area. All of the firm's lawyers are encouraged to participate and take leadership roles in the community, as well as in bar association activities. Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. has produced two presidents of the New York State Bar Association, judges and authors, as well as minority and majority leaders of the New York State Assembly. Other partners were instrumental in the establishment of the Roberson Museum and Science Center and the Broome County Airport. The lawyers of the firm continue to be deeply involved in the Broome County community's political, cultural, business and economic development.
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. remains committed to its founders' ideals of quality, integrity and service. The men and women who fill the firm's ranks today are dedicated to maintaining a tradition of excellence. Complex matters within each practice area are supervised by lawyers experienced in the type of matter being handled. Because of the size of the office and diversity of the attorneys in the firm, lawyers from one practice group are able to routinely assist and augment lawyers in another group. Each group meets on a periodic basis to discuss the status of assigned and new matters, as well as current developments in the law.