Tully Rinckey Acquires Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch

Rochester Chamber member Tully Rinckey PLLC announced it has acquired the law firm of Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, LLP. The firm’s team, including Partners Donald O. Chesworth, Jeffrey M. Johnstone and Eugene Welch, will join Tully Rinckey’s Rochester office, located at 400 Linden Oaks, on October 1.   

“The acquisition of Harris, Chesworth, Johnstone & Welch, LLP, which has deep roots in the Rochester market, will enable us to further represent our valued clients in a broader range of legal matters,” said Mathew B. Tully, founding partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC.  “We are excited that this new relationship will allow us to continue to provide efficient and ethical legal services in tandem with a continued commitment to customer satisfaction, long-term relationships and uncompromising client services.”

A general practice firm, Harris Chesworth’s primary practice groups include general business, municipal liability, trust and estates, federal and state tax, mediation, government compliance, litigation and insurance defense. Its attorneys bring diverse backgrounds and involvement in both government and private practice, servicing individuals, businesses, municipalities and nonprofits in a variety of industries.

As a Partner, Donald O. Chesworth will continue to serve both local and international law enforcement communities while engaged in private law practice. His areas of concentration are general business, government issues and compliance, and municipal liability. Partner Jeffrey M. Johnstone’s practice will include estate planning and administration, general business representation and federal and state tax matters, while Partner Eugene Welch’s practice will encompass federal and state litigation and governmental issues. Welch also will continue to provide his services as a Certified Federal Court Mediator in litigation matters.

In addition to Chesworth, Johnstone and Welch, two additional Attorneys and two support staff will join the Tully Rinckey PLLC Rochester team.

Tully Rinckey PLLC continues to look for ways and areas to expand its legal services to clients not only in New York State and throughout the United States, but also internationally with its Dublin, Ireland location. The firm continues to grow, keeping its commitment to giving personal, professional and affordable legal services to clients.