Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that two new attorneys have recently joined the firm.
Brenna M. Mason is an associate in the Real Estate practice group in the firm’s Rochester office. Mason works closely with attorneys to facilitate closings for commercial and residential real estate transactions. While in law school, she was a legal intern for the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County and an intern at both the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. Prior to becoming an associate, Mason was a summer associate and law clerk with Harter Secrest & Emery. She earned her B.A. from Colgate University, an M.P.A. degree from Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and her J.D. and a Certificate of Advanced Study in National Security and Counter-terrorism Law from Syracuse University College of Law.
Elizabeth G. Adkins is an associate in the Private Equity and Venture Capital practice group in the firm’s Buffalo office where she performs due diligence reviews, prepares legal documents, and conducts research. While in law school, Adkins was an intern at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the Criminal Enforcement & Financial Crimes Bureau, an extern with AYCO, a Goldman Sachs Company in New York City, and served as a law clerk at several local law firms in the corporate department. She earned her B.A. from Niagara University, and her J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law.