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Craig R. Welch is a Partner at Lacy Katzen and Chair of the Corporate, Business, and Banking Law Practice Group.  For over 35 years, Craig has represented clients with diverse legal needs that typically involve issues with a variety of practice areas.  Craig counsels business owners in addressing many legal issues including business counseling, commercial lending transactions and loan restructuring, shareholders agreements, buy-sell agreements and stock redemptions, contracts, leases, business acquisitions, mergers, and liquidations.

Craig is also experienced in handling and advising clients in all aspects of real estate, real estate development and related transactions, whether it is residential or commercial, on behalf of individuals and businesses.  In representing individual and business owners, Craig represents clients in developing a comprehensive estate plan, which includes wills, trusts, succession planning, power of attorneys, health care proxies, living wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, standby guardianships, estate probate and administration, and elder law and Medicaid issues.

Craig is also faimilar with legal issues in other areas of law including bankruptcy, criminal law, civil litigation, debt collection, and municipal law.


Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 71%
  2. Estate Planning: 16%
  3. Real Estate: 10%
  4. General Practice: 3%



Hourly ($305/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Lacy Katzen LLP

Po Box 22878
130 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14692-2878

Lacy Katzen LLP

23 North Street
Canandaigua, NY, 14424



NYCurrently registered 198003/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Seriously OutstandingSuperLawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLacy Katzen LLP1991 - Present
PartnerGreisberger, Zicari, McConnville, Cooman, Morin & Welch PC1985 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Monroe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Finger Lakes Community College FoundationChair2014 - 2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
St Lawrence UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976