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Bansbach Law PC   31 Erie Canal Drive, Suite A
Rochester, NY 14626

P: 585.227.2610
F: 585.227.2629

Gerald F. Wahl
Gerald F. Wahl, Esq.
Gerry was born in Rochester, New York. He graduated from McQuaid High School. He attended SUNY College of Forestry and received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from St. John Fisher College. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, Gerry attended St. Bernard's Seminary in Rochester and received a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Theology. After working for three years as a drug counselor in the methadone maintenance program at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychology, he entered law school and obtained his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York in 1980.

Upon graduating from law school, Gerry practiced law in Westfield, NY from 1980-1987 where he also served as the attorney for both the Town of Westfield and the Village of Westfield. Upon moving back to Rochester in 1987, Gerry served as the Deputy Town Attorney for Greece, NY from 1989-1995 and the Town Attorney for Greece from 1995-1998.

From 1980-1998 Gerry maintained an active general practice in law firms in Westfield, NY and Rochester, NY. He relocated to Rochester, NY to practice law. Gerry served as Corporate Counsel for Harbec, Inc. and Optimax Systems, Inc. from 1991-2012. He joined Bansbach Law P.C. in 2012.

Gerry and his wife reside in Greece, New York.

Gerry represents corporations and businesses proving legal advice to management on:
  Export regulatory compliance (ITAR and EAR).
  Compliance with the terms of government supplier contracts and Small Business Innovation Research agreements (SBIR) requiring knowledge and familiarity with FAR and DFAR procurement regulations.
  Commercial agreements.
  Human resource policies and procedures and compliance with FMLA, ADA, FLSA rules and regulations, including OSHA, ERISA, and EEOC.
  Document and record retention/destruction procedures.
  Commercial transactions.
  Real property acquisitions and leases.
  Estate Planning and Estate Administration

Gerry also represents clients with regard to Residential and Commercial Real Estate, Wills, Estates and Trusts.

Professional Associations

  NYS Bar Association
  Monroe County Bar Association


Gerald F. Wahl, Esq.
P: 585.227.2610 ext. 104
F: 585.227.2629

Practice Areas
• Corporate
• Business
• Export Compliance (ITAR
   and EAR)
• Residential Real Estate
• Commercial Real Estate
• Wills
• Estates
• Trusts

• Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry,
   St. John Fisher College
• Master of Divinity in Pastoral
   Theology, St. Bernard
• Juris Doctor, Albany Law
   School Of Union University

Bar Admission
• New York State
• South Carolina

Court Admissions
• U.S. District Court for the
   Western District of New York
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court for
   the Western District of
   New York

Previous Experience
• Drug Counselor at the
   University of Rochester,
   School of Medicine and
   Dentistry, Department of
• Attorney for both the Town
   of Westfield and the Village
   of Westfield
• Deputy Town Attorney for
   Greece, NY
• Town Attorney for Greece, NY
• Partner at Fulreader,
   Rosenthal, Sullivan, Clifford,
   Santoro & Kaul


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