301 North Washington Street, Rome, New York 13442-4350
McMahon and Grow, LLC, represents clients in the general practice of law, concentrating on banking, corporate, commercial, construction, real estate, and will, trust, estate administration and planning.
The law firm of McMahon and Grow, LLC traces its history back over 150 years beginning with the great-grandfather of Richard H. McMahon in the mid 1850’s. It is a combination of two law firms which merged in the 1960’s – Grow and Grow and the Law Offices of Richard H. McMahon.
George B. Grow and Richard H. McMahon who (both of whom have since passed away) were the principal founders of the merged law firm McMahon and Grow. Honorable John W. Grow was a partner of the firm until his election to the New York State Supreme Court in 1982. Judge Grow retired from the Supreme Court in 2010 and resumed his position as a partner of the firm. He retired as a partner and continues his practice of the law, as counsel to the firm. Honorable Richard D. Simons retired from New York State Court of Appeals in 1997 and became counsel to the firm and has passed away after his retirement from that position in 2020.
David C. Grow:
David C. Grow joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 1973 and was appointed to the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel and later, as Corporation Counsel to the City of Rome. In 1977, he became a partner in the firm. In 2019, the firm became a NY limited liability company, continuing in that structure to the present. David Grow has been involved with many civic organizations, having served as President of the United Way of Rome, Rome Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Advisors to the New York State School for the Deaf and local Salvation Amy. He is currently Chairperson of the Oneida County Industrial Development Corporation and, President of The Rome Community Foundation. He also serves on the Financial Committee of Zion Episcopal Church. He served his country in the Army as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps., from 1969-1972. He is a graduate of The Cornell Law School and St. Lawrence University.