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Michele Babcock, Managing Partner, Jacobowitz and Gubits LLP, 845-778-2121


Jacobowitz and Gubits Welcomes Two New Attorneys to the Firm

WALDEN, NY – Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren E. Scott and Eric B. Wharton have joined the firm’s Litigation team as Associate Attorneys.

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Michele L. Babcock, Managing Partner, Eric B. Wharton, Esq, and Lauren E. Scott, Esq.

Lauren E. Scott earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2005 from the State University of New York, Cortland with a major in Anthropology. She earned her Masters of Art in Internal Law and Public Policy from the American University of Paris in France in 2011.  Lauren earned her Juris Doctorate in 2017 from the New York Law School.  Lauren has worked in the Attorney General’s Office as Charities Bureau Evaluator and as an independent contractor for several law firms where she focused on fraud detection and money laundering. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2018.

Eric B. Wharton earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2012 from the State University of New York, New Paltz with a major in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 2016 from the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law. Eric has worked in several law firms focusing on motor vehicle accidents, premise liability, and dog bites. Eric was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2020 and the New Jersey State Bar in 2018.

“We are always looking to expand our team of talented and hardworking attorneys.  We are excited to announce that the firm continues to grow, and Lauren and Eric make great additions to our litigation team” said Michele Babcock, Managing Partner at Jacobowitz and Gubits.

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 and the state of New York. Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP has grown into a practice with over 20 attorneys and a full staff of paralegals and legal assistants to service a growing and dynamic client base.

Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, handles a wide range of legal issues including matrimonial and family law, commercial real estate, elder law and estate planning, marijuana/hemp law, municipal law, land use and zoning, equine law, tax certiorari, business law, personal injury, bankruptcy, real estate law, landlord tenant, and litigation services.

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