Harry P. Messina, Jr.

Retired Partner

At A Glance

Harry P. Messina, Jr. is a retired partner in the firm's Business & Finance Department. For more than fifty years, he concentrated his practice in business planning and structuring for formation, financing, growth, acquisition or divestiture and family succession. He is also experienced in the areas of private placements, registered public offerings and securities laws compliance.

Mr. Messina received his LL.B. degree from Cornell University Law School and his A.B. degree from University of Rochester.


Recent Lectures

Mr. Messina lectured at the University of Rochester, Cornell University and Alfred University on topics concerning the legal aspects of structuring and financing growth companies.

He is listed in the current edition of "The Best Lawyers in America".

Education

Cornell University Law School, J.D.
University of Rochester, A.B.

Bar Admissions

State of New York

Key Representative Matters

  • Represented manufacturers of steel rolls, plastics, fire trucks, radios, aircraft instruments, synchronized time and frequency products, motion control products, shoes and apparel, printing, optical instruments and scheduling products.
  • Represented service providers of telecommunications, payroll human resources, employment, career training, medical, food testing, advertising, and records management services.
  • Represented retailers/distributors of automobiles, food products, beverages, power transmission equipment, environmental control systems.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Messina is a member of the New York State and Monroe County Bar Associations and is also a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Other:

Mr. Messina lectured at the University of Rochester, Cornell University and Alfred University on topics concerning the legal aspects of structuring and financing growth companies.

Honors

He is listed in the current edition of "The Best Lawyers in America".

Practice Areas

Business Counseling

Contact

Direct: 585-987-2821
Fax: 585-987-2921
Hmessina@woodsoviatt.com