December 12, 2013

The Wolford Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth A. Wolford has been sworn in to serve as a United States District Judge for the Western District of New York. Ms. Wolford was recommended for the position by Senator Charles Schumer in March, nominated by President Barack Obama in May, and confirmed by the United States Senate on December 12, 2013.

“While we will miss working with Liz on a daily basis, the team at The Wolford Law Firm is incredibly proud of her for this significant achievement,” stated Michael R. Wolford.

The firm looks forward to welcoming the newest addition to its team on January 6, 2014, when Molly Shepard will join the firm. Ms. Shepard has served as a Confidential Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael A. Telesca, United States District Judge for the Western District of New York, since October 2010. Prior to her clerkship, Ms. Shepard worked as an associate in the New York City office of Ropes & Gray LLP.

The Wolford Law Firm concentrates its practice in the area of litigation in both federal and state courts, including commercial litigation, employment defense, and white collar criminal defense.