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Eugene Welch - Rochester, NY

400 Linden OaksSuite 110 Rochester, NY 14625

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Updated: 03/16/2022

Rochester Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Eugene Welch is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice encompasses federal and state litigation and governmental issues. After being specially invited to do so by all of the Federal Judges in the Western District of New York, Gene is a Certified Federal Court Mediator available to mediate your litigation...
Eugene Welch is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, where his practice encompasses federal and state litigation and governmental issues. After being specially invited to do so by all of the Federal Judges in the Western District of New York, Gene is a Certified Federal Court Mediator available to mediate your litigation. Gene’s experience as a Federal Prosecutor, trial instructor for Justice Department attorneys and his experience in the New York State Attorney General’s Office give him unique qualifications to assist clients to make sure they are in compliance with both New York State and Federal laws and regulations. His credentials have resulted in his being called upon to assist many clients respond to governmental subpoenas and investigations.

About Eugene Welch

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Municipal Defense
  • Governmental Compliance Investigations

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Federal Court Mediator

Other Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • Monroe County Bar Association (Member)
  • Monroe County Bar Association (Trustee)
  • Founding Board of Governors of the Academy of Law of the Monroe County Bar Association, 1992 - 1994 (Member)

Education

  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1970
    J.D.
    Law Review: Catholic University Law Review, Article & Book Review Editor
  • Saint John Fisher College, 1967
    B.A.
    Major: English
  • McQuaid Jesuit High School

Past Positions

  • Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, LLP, Partner
  • Honorable Aubrey E. Robinson, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia, Law Clerk, 1970 - 1971
  • Northern District of New York at Syracuse, Assistant U.S. Attorney or Federal Prosecutor, 1971 - 1975
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York, 1975 - 1979
  • New York State Attorney General’s Rochester Regional Office, Assistant Attorney General, 1979 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors of the Upstate New York Better Business Bureau, Member
  • Ethics and Standards Committee, Member
  • Board of Trustees of the Greece Public library, President
  • Board of Directors of the Greece Chamber of Commerce, Chairman
  • Canandaigua National Bank Greece Advisory Board, 2005 - 2010
  • Founding Director of the Board of Directors, Sojourner House for Women
  • Chairman for the Board of Directors of Sojourner House for Women, 1983 - 1995
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester, New York, Director
  • St. John Fisher College Alumni Association, Director

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Eugene Welch

Included on the 2015 Upstate New York list


Past Lists

  • 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York Super Lawyers Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Eugene Welch on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Special Achievement Award, U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi
  • The Award of Honor, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s highest honor
  • Super Lawyer, New York Super Lawyer’s Magazine Upstate Edition, 2008 - 2015
  • “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell

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Office Information

Address

400 Linden OaksSuite 110 Rochester, NY 14625

Fax

  • (585) 331-8899

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

8:30am to 5:30pm M-F

Publication

Articles

  • “The Ethics Committee Is Available to Help You,” Views From The Four Corners (April 1992), (Republished February 1994)

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