Gallo & Iacovangelo, LLP is pleased to announce that the Honorable Jack Doyle, former Monroe County Executive, has joined the firm, Of Counsel. Mr. Doyle is a member of the Insurance & Municipal Law Division of the firm’s Litigation Department and he will concentrate his practice in various municipal and corporate matters.
Mr. Doyle graduated from Boston College in 1963, and from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law in 1968, after having served with the United States Army from 1963 to 1965. He began his career at the Corporation Counsel’s office and was named Rochester Corporation Counsel in 1973. In 1974, he was selected as First Deputy Monroe County Attorney, and in 1978, was named Monroe County Attorney.Â He served in that capacity through 1984.
In 1984, Mr. Doyle was elected a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court and served from 1985 to 1995, at which time he was appointed by the County Legislature to the position of Monroe County Executive, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Robert L. King. In November, 1995, he was elected to serve a four-year term, and in 1999, Mr. Doyle easily won re-election to a second four-year term.Â He is the only Monroe County Executive to have been elected to a second term.
Mr. Doyle chaired the New York State Bar Association’s Municipal Law Section from 1987 to 1989 and served in the Bar’s House of Delegates from 1989 to 1992. He again has been elected to serve in the House of Delegates for the Municipal Law Section for 2004 to 2006.
“It is our distinct privilege to have a man of Jack Doyle’s reputation and experience join our firm,” said Managing Partner, Michael Ringrose. “Our clients will surely benefit from his extensive knowledge and leadership.”