Jeffrey A. Wadsworth Appointed to Harter Secrest & Emery Management Committee

Rochester, New York, March 1, 2023 – Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce Jeffrey A. Wadsworth has been appointed to a three-year term on the Firm’s Management Committee.


The Firm’s Management Committee consists of four partners and is chaired by the Managing Partner. The Management Committee oversees the Firm’s financial performance and budget, implements the strategic plan, makes recommendations regarding partnership, and reviews performance of associates and counsel.

Wadsworth is a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice group and represents a wide range of clients on commercial, antitrust, and intellectual property litigation matters, as well as appeals. He has previously served as the Firm’s Hiring Partner and as a practice leader for the Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation group.

Wadsworth is recognized by Chambers USA in Commercial Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America® for Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation and Real Estate Litigation, and was recently named as Best Lawyers® 2023 Appellate “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, New York. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and, following law school, served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen J. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He earned a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School with highest honors, where he also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, and he has a B.A. from the College of William & Mary.

About Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is a full-service business law firm providing legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, Corning, and New York City, New York, the firm is a recognized leader in litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental and land use, health care, higher education, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and trusts and estates law. Harter Secrest & Emery has the most U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 “Best Law Firms” top tier metropolitan practice group rankings—more Western New York rankings than any other law firm. The firm has been honored by Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Immigration, and Real Estate law and 50 attorneys are recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© for 2023. For more information visit

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