Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that the Finger Lakes Museum and Aquarium (FLMA) board of trustees has elected Edward F. Premo, II, a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice, as a new trustee.
The FLMA is a non-profit organization established in 2009 dedicated to inspiring appreciation and stewardship of the cultural heritage ecological evolution of the Finger Lakes region. The organization provides a variety of interpretive programming throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons. Located in Branchport, the FLMA campus consists of an interpretive center, which is currently being renovated to house exhibits, educational programs, and community events, the Creekside Center canoe and kayak livery, and 29 acres of land on the northwest for of Keuka Lake, including the 16-acre Townsend-Grady Wildlife Preserve.
As a trustee, Ed will help support the organization’s goal of promoting an understanding and appreciation of the Finger Lakes Region through educational programming, interactive exhibits, and informal play.
Premo has extensive experience in litigation at all levels of state and federal courts, and in challenging federal, state and local statutes and regulations. He focuses his practice on environmental and business litigation, and is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to FLMA, Premo is active with several professional and civic organizations, including the Finger Lakes Land Trust, the Empire Justice Center and the New York State Bar Association.