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Kreag Donovan, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Risk Management, Insurance Law, Health Law. Member of Harris Beach & Wilcox, LLP.


Donovan, Kreag was born on January 1, 1933 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of John Arnold and Rosalie Anne (Kreag) Donovan.


Williams College (Bachelor of Arts, 1954). Harvard Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1957).


Worked at Harris Beach & Wilcox, LLP (Rochester, NY) specializing in General Trial and Appellate Practice before State and Federal Courts. Corporations, Banking, Securities, Antitrust, Municipal Public Authority, Industrial Development and Public Finance, Tax, Estates and Trusts, Benefits and Pensions, Condemnation and Assessments, Environmental, Real Estate, Construction, Zoning, Labor Relations, Negligence and Product Liability, Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights, Health Services, Legislation and Government, Medical Malpractice Defense, Family Law, Education Law, Agricultural Co-operatives, Criminal Defense. Administrative Proceedings, Franchising and Licensing, Employment Discrimination Insurance, Trademark and Copyrights, Immigration, Patent, Intellectual Property and International Law.

Admitted to the bar, 1957, New York. Member, Board of Directors, 1974— and Board Chairman, 1983-1985, Rochester General Hospital. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

Being one of the oldest and largest law firms in New York, founded in Rochester in 1856, Harris Beach & Wilcox, LLP has remained committed to the philosophy that lawyers must be problem-solvers.


Board of directors Rochester Health Care Inc., vice chairman, 1992-1994, White Haven Memorial Park, Rochester General Hospital, Chairman of the Board, 1983-1985. Member malpractice insurance, professional affairs steering committee long term care project, past representative steering committee Committee Emerging Technology. Member of advisory board Rochester MentalHealth Center, past board directors, past member various committees.

Member Hospital Trustees Association Hospital Association New York State. Past board directors Catholic Charities Rochester, Catholic Family Center, Rochester. Member of advisory committee, board of managers resident camps Rochester Young Men's Christian Association.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, Monroe County Bar Association (trustee 1980-1982, chairman memorial committee 1988-1990, past chairman New York State Supreme Court committee), Country Club of Rochester (secretary 1989-1991).


Married Katherine Ellis, September 7, 1960. Children: Charles Ellis, Sarah Minor, Peter Delano.