Bousquet Holstein PLLC recently announced that five of its attorneys were elected members (partners) of the firm.
CAMERON T. BERNARD joined the law firm in 2015 and is part of the firm’s trust and estates and employee benefits practice groups. Bernard advises individuals and families in all aspects of estate planning including business succession, estate tax, and Medicaid planning. Additionally, he provides guidance to executors, trustees, and beneficiaries throughout the administration of estates and trusts. Bernard also advises employers with the design, implementation, and administration of pension and employee-benefit plans, including tax-qualified retirement plans, 403(b) plans, non-qualified deferred-compensation plans, cafeteria plans, and other fringe-benefit plans. Bernard received his law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from University at Buffalo.
GEORGIA G. CRINNIN joined Bousquet Holstein in 2017 and is part of the firm’s trusts and estates and litigation practice groups. Crinnin represents both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trust and estate litigation matters. Her litigation experience allows her to efficiently guide fiduciaries to administer estates and trusts properly and without opposition. She also advises individuals on all aspects of their estate planning, including special planning for disabled or elderly family members. Crinnin earned her law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice from the University at Albany.
LAURA T. HEDGE joined the firm’s Ithaca office in January 2022 and is part of the divorce and family law and litigation practice groups. Hedge handles matters in all areas of domestic-relations litigation including divorce, equitable distribution, enforcement, and modification proceedings, and negotiates complicated pre and postnuptial agreements, financial settlements, and custodial agreements. Hedge is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and earned her law degree from the Villanova University School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Hedge practiced in New York City for more than seven years, where she focused on complex, high-net-worth matrimonial, and family-law litigation.
ROSEMARY F. LEPIANE joined Bousquet Holstein in 2019 and is part of the divorce and family law, collaborative law and mediation, and litigation practice groups. She litigates all aspects of divorce, including complex cases involving equitable distribution, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, custody, maintenance, and child-support disputes. Lepiane has extensive experience in drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements supported by her knowledge of real estate, tax, and bankruptcy law as they relate to matrimonial and divorce matters. Lepiane is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and Syracuse University College of Law. Prior to joining Bousquet Holstein, she led her own practice and served as assistant corporation counsel and a hearing examiner for the City of Syracuse.
MICHAEL W. TYSZKO originally joined the law firm in 2014 as a law student summer associate. He practices in Bousquet Holstein’s business and tax practice groups with a focus on economic-development incentives, including brownfield and other tax credits, in addition to a broad range of business matters. Tyszko works with clients to understand and make use of the various tax incentives that may be available for real-estate development projects and other business ventures. He also works with businesses and their owners in all phases of the enterprise cycle and advises clients regarding cybersecurity and data-privacy matters. Tyszko earned his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law and his bachelor’s degree in instrumental music education from the University of Michigan.