James P. Youngs, a litigation chair and lead attorney at Hancock Estabrook LLP, has been appointed to the advisory board of the New York State Small Business Development Center (NY SBDC). The NY SBDC is a group comprised of business, government, and educational leaders from across the state who provide advice and expertise to the organization’s executive director and staff in order to further its mission of assisting entrepreneurs and small businesses in New York.
Youngs’ legal practice at Hancock Estabrook focuses on representing companies, organizations, municipalities, and individuals in various matters, including business and contract disputes, regulatory and administrative proceedings, intellectual property infringement claims, construction disputes, and real property litigation. In addition to his work with clients in these areas, he also assists new and existing businesses seeking minority women-owned business enterprise (MWBE) certification from New York State and other accrediting agencies. Youngs has extensive experience in this rapidly growing field of law, having successfully represented numerous clients in appeals against denials of certification.
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