Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.

Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. (Bainbridge, New York)

Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.

Law Firm in Bainbridge, NY
Building Relationships on Results
(607) 967-2221
Credit Cards Accepted

About This Firm

About This Firm
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. was founded October 1, 1973 by the merger of two existing Binghamton law firms. Its predecessor firms date back to the 1890s. It represents one of the oldest multi-service law firms in the Southern Tier of New York. The Binghamton Labor and Employment Law Firm of Twining, Nemia & Steflik merged into Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. in January of 1999. The attorneys of Pearis, Kline & Barber of Binghamton became "Of Counsel" to the firm on January 1, 2007. The Ithaca law office of Jonathan O. Albanese joined Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. on May 1, 2009. The firm's general civil practice is conducted throughout the State and Federal Courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Its lawyers are active in the Broome County, New York State and American Bar Associations, and its past and present partners include bar association officers and community leaders. The lawyers of the firm participate in a wide variety of community services, pro bono work, and take part in civic and charitable activities. Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. is a progressive law and vibrant law firm and serves corporations and individual clients by first understanding their goals and priorities.
Practice Area
  • General Civil Practice before all State and Federal Courts and Administrative Agencies
  • Appellate Practice
  • Trial Practice
  • Banking Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Pension and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Labor and Employment (Public and Private)
  • Municipal Law
  • Education Law
  • Utility Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Tax Assessment Law
  • Condemnation
  • Social Security
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Zoning Law
  • Land Use
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Elder Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Mineral Rights
  • Divorce
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
The firm participates in a coordinated effort with Broome Legal Assistance Corporation and on an ad hoc basis.
Pro Bono Coordinator: Kathy Carney

Overall Client Rating

in Real Estate, Social Security and Contracts
4.5 out of 5.0
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Value for Money
  • Data based on 25 reviews
  • Recommended by 23 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 02/08/16
Posted by a Consumer on 07/12/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Fast, easy service at low cost. Well run organization.
Posted by a Consumer on 02/12/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Very people oriented
Posted by a Consumer on 03/18/12
3.0 out of 5.0
Although CG was prompt and profession, I thought they very expensive for the service they provided.
Posted by a Consumer on 11/16/11
2.8 out of 5.0
I may recommend but not certain. I actually finally got my case settled with the help of my State Reps office.
Posted by a Small Business on 12/06/10
5.0 out of 5.0
Reviewed my companies contracts for hiring Individual Contractors, my business contracts, leasing of cars, errors and omission insurance forms, etc.
Posted by a Consumer on 09/10/10
3.8 out of 5.0
Courteous, kind and helpful
Posted by a Corporation on 06/12/10
5.0 out of 5.0
great job

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  • Lawyers rated at this firm meet very high criteria of general ethical standards

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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and Russian.
State Bar Summary

All partners and associates are members of the New York State Bar Association.

GENERAL COUNSEL FOR: McIntosh Laboratory, Inc.; Buckingham Manufacturing Co., Inc., Binghamton City School District; Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors of Broome County, Inc.; WSKG Public Telecommunications Council; Village of Johnson City; Susquehanna Valley Central School District.
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company; HSBC Bank; NBT Bank, N.A.; Delaware National Bank at Delhi; Chemung Canal Trust Co.; Utica Mutual Insurance Co.; Selective Insurance Co.; Erie Insurance Co.; Maple-Vail Book Mgf. Group; Ticor Title Guarantee Co.; Dover Technologies International Inc.; Farm Family Insurance Co.; The Raymond Corporation; Penguin Group (USA) Inc.; Doron Precision Systems, Inc.; Free Community Papers of New York, Inc.; J&K Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc.; Construction Industry Exchange; Johnson City School District; Chenango Valley School District; Town of Conklin; Town of Nanticoke; Town of Sherburne; Town of Otego; Village of Afton; Village of Unadilla; Town of Kirkwood; Town of Maine; Schuyler County; Onondaga County; City of Mount Vernon; Allegany County; Cortland County; City of Auburn; County of Genesee; City of New Rochelle; County of Niagara; St. Lawrence County; Town of Greece; West Corners Fire District.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.
29 Main Street,
Bainbridge, NY 13733
(607) 967-2221
(607) 723-1530
Office Information
Office Information
Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.
29 Main Street,
Bainbridge, NY 13733

Office Hours
Office Hours
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Other Offices
Other Offices
Binghamton Office
99 Corporate Drive, Binghamton , New York
Hancock Office
87 Front Street, Hancock , New York
Ithaca Office
401 E. State Street, Ithaca , New York
Owego Office
27-29 Lake Street, Owego , New York
Walton Office
38 West Street, Suite 3, Walton , New York
Montrose Office
181 Maple Street, Montrose , Pennsylvania
Binghamton, New York Office: 99 Corporate Drive, 13904. Telephone: 607-723-9511. Fax: 607-723-1530.
Ithaca, New York Office: Gateway Center - Suite 403, 401 E. State Street, 14850. Telephone: (607) 272-5212. Fax: (607) 272-0155. Toll Free: (877)-COUGHLIN.
Oswego, New York Office: 27-29 Lake Street, P.O. Box 250, 13827. Telephone: (607) 687-0567; (607) 687-1831. Fax: (607) 687-9860.
Hancock, New York Office: 87 Front Street, 13783. Telephone: (607) 637-3707.
Montrose, Pennsylvania Office: 181 Maple Street, P.O. Box 361, 18801. Telephone: (570) 432-0046. Fax: (607) 723-1530.
Walton, New York Office: 38 West Street, Suite 3, 13856. Telephone: 607-865-65207. Fax: 607-865-6509.