Living in Rochester

Rochester, New York. Not only a great place to practice law, it's a great place to call home.

Rochester is New York State’s third largest city. Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, it is within a day’s drive of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington. Toronto is three hours away.

The greater Rochester area, with a population of one million, is home to world-class arts and cultural offerings, an abundance of history and natural beauty, as well as leading colleges and universities.

The average daily commute is just 19 minutes.

From theaters, museums and galleries to a world class symphony orchestra, Rochester has something for everyone. The city boasts America’s second-largest children’s museum, Strong National Museum of Play. It’s also home to the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House.

Waterfront activities abound on the historic Erie Canal, the Genesee River and Lake Ontario. The region is also a gateway to the scenic Finger Lakes with its award-winning wineries and spectacular gorges.

Rochester is the site of nationally acclaimed events like the Rochester International Jazz Festival and the High Falls Film Festival.

The vibrant creative community here earned Rochester a 4th place ranking in innovation, and an overall creative ranking of 25th in Richard Florida’s national best seller, “The Rise of the Creative Class: and how it’s transforming work, leisure, community and every day life.”

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