Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.

Law Firm in Binghamton, NY
Building Relationships on Results
607-821-7925

Credit Cards Accepted

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.
  • 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
  • Divorce.
  • Municipal Law
  • Education Law
  • Utility Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Tax Assessment Law
  • Condemnation
  • Social Security
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Zoning Law
  • Land Use
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Elder Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Mineral Rights
 

Overall Client Rating

in Real Estate, Social Security and Contracts
4.3 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
4.3
Responsiveness
4.1
Quality of Service
4.6
Value for Money
4.3

  • Data based on 19 reviews
  • Recommended by 17 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 03/08/14
Posted by a Consumer on 07/12/13
Recommended
5.0 out of 5.0
Fast, easy service at low cost. Well run organization.
Report abuse
Posted by a Consumer on 02/12/13
Recommended
5.0 out of 5.0
Very people oriented
Report abuse

People at This Firm

Firm Details

Year Established

1898

Firm Size

42

Payment Information
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
Languages

Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Russian and Japanese.

State Bar Summary

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

Law Firm Affiliations

PRIMERUS

Clients

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 and Susquehanna Valley Central School District.

Clients

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 and West Corners Fire District.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.
 P.O. Box 2039,
Binghamton, NY 13902-2039

Firm Address

Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.
99 Corporate Drive,
Binghamton, NY 13904
U.S.A.

Phone 1

607-821-7925

Phone 2

607-723-9511

Fax

607-723-1530

Email

Send email to Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P.

Office Information
 99 Corporate Drive,
Binghamton, NY 13904

Loading...

Office Hours
Monday
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
Tuesday
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
Wednesday
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
Thursday
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM
Friday
08:30 AM- 05:00 PM

Other Offices
Bainbridge Office
29 Main Street Bainbridge, 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
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.
Bainbridge, New York Office: 29 Main Street, 13733. Telephone: (607) 967-2221. Fax: (607) 723-1530.
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.

About Client Rating
About Peer Rating

Welcome to Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review, a new ratings service that allows you to view and provide feedback on a lawyer or law firm on service and relationship qualities such as Communication Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service, and Value for Money.

Determining a Rating

The Client Review Rating is determined through aggregation of validated responses. This compilation of Client Reviews translates to a numerical rating and associate descriptive term on a scale of 1 -5. 1 being lowest as "Rated" and 5 being highest as "Preeminent".

  • 4.5-5.0 Preeminent
  • 3.0-4.4 Distinguished
  • 1-2.9 Rated

Martindale-Hubbell uses a third-party resource to validate that the respondent is a living person, but cannot confirm the lawyer/client relationship, which in many cases is confidential. Clients must affirm that they are a client of the lawyer or firm identified for review at the time of the completed Client Review.

The Reviewers

Those who complete Client Reviews are clients of law firms who hired a lawyer within the last year, whose matter is not pending, and want to share their experience of that lawyer or law firm with other potential clients. Reviewers can be of any type from in-house counsel, corporate executives, small business owners to private individuals, and even sometimes another lawyer in a different jurisdiction.

Anonymity

Client Reviews are anonymous and reviewers' identities are not published; however a summary of basic demographics will be part of the display of responses.

Why do we collect demographics as part of the review?

Those who are researching a lawyer or law firm like to see that there are other clients who might be "like them". This is valuable information contributing to the decision-making process of hiring a lawyer.

Martindale-Hubbell's role

Martindale-Hubbell facilitates the process of Client Review by gathering responses, validating them and aggregating results for display online. The content of the responses are entirely from reviewers, the clients of the firm or lawyer.

It is important to note that Martindale-Hubbell does not undertake to develop Client Reviews for all firms and lawyers. Therefore, the fact that a firm or lawyer has not been reviewed should not be construed unfavorably. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome and Martindale-Hubbell accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any review over which Martindale-Hubbell exercises no editorial review or control.