John F. Liebschutz


John F. Liebschutz



Direct: 585-987-2869
Fax: 585-445-2369

At a Glance

John F. Liebschutz is a Partner in the firm's Business and Finance Department and concentrates his practice in commercial, business, real estate, non-profit, professional discipline, estate and elder law planning matters. He has handled numerous commercial matters including business acquisitions and sales, mortgage foreclosures, real estate financing and development, not-for-profit organization and governance matters, and professional disciplinary matters for physicians and other licensed professionals. Mr. Liebschutz has a background in commercial litigation and has been counsel for complex estate administrations and litigation matters.

Prior to joining Woods Oviatt he was a Partner at Shapiro, Rosenbaum, Liebschutz and Nelson LLP.


Albany Law School, J.D.

Colgate University, B.B.A

Bar Admissions

State of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Monroe County and New York State Bar Associations.
  • Former Trustee of the Monroe County Bar Association and past Chair of the Real Estate Section
  • Former Chair of the Monroe County Bar Association Ethics Committee


  • Panelist for the New York State Bar Association's 2011 seminar on legal ethics entitled “Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas in Day to Day Practice".
  • Panelist for several Monroe County Bar Association Seminars

Community Involvement

  • Trustee of the Max Adler Charitable Foundation
  • Past President of the Jewish Community Center.
  • Participates in a number of community and civic organizations.
Practice Areas: Business Counseling • Business Succession Planning • Construction Law • Cybersecurity and Data Privacy • Franchising, Distribution & Dealerships • Intellectual Property, Licensing & Technology • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures • Not-for-profit & Tax-Exempt Organizations • Health Care