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JohnO'Mara

Of Counsel

"My broad experience in many areas of the law has given me the opportunity to counsel new attorneys as they move forward in their careers."

Overview

Biography

The former commissioner and chair of the NY Public Service Commission and founding partner of Davidson & O’Mara with over 50 years of legal experience, John primarily concentrates his practice on litigation, commercial law, public law, and health care.

Bar Associations

  • Chemung County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Led the restructuring of New York’s electric industry and the entry of Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) into long distance as chair of the NY Public Service Commission.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel
  • Davidson & O'Mara, P.C., Founding Partner
  • NY Public Service Commission, Commissioner and Chairman
  • NY Governor George Pataki, Special Counsel
  • NYS Court of Claims, Judge
  • Chemung County, District Attorney
  • Chemung County, Attorney
  • NY Commission on Judicial Nomination, Member and Chairman

Selected Honors

  • State University of New York at Oswego, Honorary Doctor of Laws, 2000

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