Townsend B. Kinsler


At A Glance

Mrs. Kinsler is an Associate in the firm's Business & Finance Department. She practices in the areas of corporate law and commercial real estate, with a focus on commercial real estate financing and the acquisition and transfer of closely held businesses. Prior to joining Woods Oviatt she was with Fix Spindelman Brovitz & Goldman, P.C.

While in law school, Mrs. Kinsler participated in the Community Development Law Clinic. As a member of the clinic, Mrs. Kinsler assisted non-profit organizations in the process of corporate formation and obtaining 501(c)(3) tax exempt status and provided legal guidance on risk management issues for established 501(c)(3) corporations.


University of Virginia, B.A. (2000)

University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. with honors (2006)

Bar Admissions

States of New York and North Carolina

Professional Affiliations

Mrs. Kinsler is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Monroe County Bar Association and the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys.

Community Involvement

Mrs. Kinsler currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as the Secretary of Child Care Council, Inc., a local not-for-profit corporation providing child care resources and referrals, licensing oversight and education and training for child care providers.

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