December 31, 2014

Sarah J. Kwiatkowski and David P. Shaffer Become Partners of the Firm.

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah J. Kwiatkowski, Esq. and David P. Shaffer, Esq. have been named Partners in the firm effective January 1, 2015.

Sarah J. Kwiatkowski is a Partner in the firm's Real Estate Development & Finance Department. She concentrates her practice in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, commercial leasing, real estate financing and business banking.

Ms. Kwiatkowski received her B.A. degree magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rochester. She received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she was a Research Editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.

David Shaffer is a Partner in the Family Wealth and Estate Planning Department. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Long Term Care Planning and Medicaid Planning.

Mr. Shaffer received his J.D. degree from the University of New York at Buffalo Law School, summa cum laude, where he was named the recipient of the Max Koren Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement by the law school faculty and also served as Note & Comment Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. Mr. Shaffer received his A.B. degree, cum laude, from Dartmouth College.

Sarah Kwiatkowski

David Shaffer