MICHELE L. BABCOCK, ESQ. RECOGNIZED BY HUDSON VALLEY MAGAZINE AS WOMEN IN BUSINESS 2020 HONOREE
WALDEN, NY – The law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP (J&G) is pleased to announce and congratulate Michele L. Babcock, Managing Partner, for being selected as a 2020 Women in Business honoree by Hudson Valley Magazine. Michele is one of 17 women chosen as the Hudson Valley’s most influential executives, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders.
The awards ceremony took place on December 10, 2020.
Michele joined the law firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP in 2003 and became partner in 2011. She has served as the Managing Partner since 2015. Michele primarily practices Municipal, Land Use and Environmental Law and has represented local governments and private applicants in zoning, land use and environmental permitting.
Michele has participated in the Pattern for Progress Fellows Program (Class of 2011), Leadership Orange (Class of 2011), and Leadership Sullivan (Class of 2018) where she served as Vice President. Michele also serves as a Board Member of the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Foundation. She is currently serving as a member of the Business Advisory Council to the Mount Saint Mary College School of Business.
Michele received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and the Orange County Rising Star Award in 2009. She was recognized as one of Sullivan County’s Business and Professional Women of the Year in 2017 and was inducted into the Leadership Orange Hall of Fame in 2018. In 2019, Michele received the Distinguished Attorney Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties and was recognized as an Outstanding Women in Law by Hofstra University which recognizes and celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community.
Michele resides in New Windsor with her husband and their three young children.
About Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, was founded in 1968 to provide sophisticated legal representation to businesses, individuals and municipalities throughout the Hudson Valley. 20 attorneys and a full staff of paralegals and legal assistants service a growing and dynamic client base.
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, handles a wide range of legal issues including business litigation, commercial real estate, elder law and estate planning, municipal law, land use and zoning, equine law, personal injury, family law, and matrimonial law.
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP has two office locations in Walden and Monticello. For further information on the firm of Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP please visit www.jacobowitz.com or call (845) 778-2121.
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