George B. Grow and Richard H. McMahon remain from that original merger, with Mr. Grow presently counsel to the firm. John W. Grow was a partner until his election to the New York State Supreme Court in 1982. David C. Grow joined the firm in 1973. Honorable Richard D. Simons retired from the New York State Court of Appeals in 1996 and became counsel to the firm in 1997. Julie Grow Denton joined the firm in 2002. The firm represents clients in the general practice of law, concentrating on banking, corporate, commercial, construction, real estate, labor and environmental law issues, employee/employer relations, litigation, including personal injury lawsuits, and wills, trusts and estate planning. Attorneys with the firm are active participants in various bar associations and local community groups, such as the Chamber of Commerce, industrial development agencies, United Way, churches and charitable organizations. David Grow is President, and Richard McMahon, Secretary, of The Rome Community Foundation, a public foundation serving the Rome area. The firm s attorneys are available to local groups wishing a speaker on legal matters. For most of its history, the firm has served as General Counsel to The Rome Savings Bank, the largest community bank in Rome, New York, and has assisted the Bank in its transition to a publically held corporation, now known as Rome Bancorp, Inc It also represents a number of locally owned corporations, including some involved in internet sales and communications, publishing and manufacturing.