Anthony Joseph Iacchetta

Partner Rochester

Whether it’s real estate development or litigation, Anthony has over a decade of experience handling all facets of real estate.

From small local developers to national real estate investment trusts, Anthony is known for his ability to efficiently and effectively manage and close a wide variety of real estate transactions including, but not limited to, sales, acquisitions, leases and refinances. Anthony is also well versed in review of real estate titles and title insurance policies and, through Phillips Lytle, is an agent for Stewart Title Insurance Company.

The Land, Environment and Energy Practice Group Leader, Anthony also has years of experience handling real estate litigation. Anthony represents local municipalities, lenders, investors and servicers in foreclosure litigation and workouts across New York State. Anthony has amassed considerable expertise in the area of tax lien foreclosures and is one of the leading attorneys in this field in New York. In addition, Anthony has handled a variety of other real estate and corporate disputes including shareholder/partner disputes, declaratory judgment and quiet title actions.

While Anthony is no stranger to a courtroom, he believes that real estate litigation is nothing more than a compelled real estate transaction and, with his deep knowledge of each client’s business and using his years of negotiation skills, he is adept at finding resolutions advantageous to his clients.


Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2019-2021

Education & Admissions

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
  • University of Rochester, B.A., 2007
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • Florida
Judicial Clerkships
  • Erie County Surrogate’s Court, Law Clerk

Speaking Engagements

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  • Moderator, “How to Turn Brown into Green” Rochester Business Journal State of the Region Breakfast, June 2019
  • Co-Host, Learning Lab: Bankruptcy Code and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, National Tax Lien Association (NTLA) Annual Conference, February 2018
  • Speaker, “Servicing Essentials: How Tax Lien Servicers Can Avoid the Same Pitfalls Made by the Mortgage Servicing Industry,” National Tax Lien Association (NTLA) Annual Conference, March 2017

Activities & Professional Associations

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Monroe County Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section

Articles & Publications


  • Co-Author, “Implications for New Construction Amid Natural Gas Ban,” Rochester Business Journal, June 2023
  • Co-Author, “New York State Senate Passes 10-Bill Legislation Package Aimed at Industrial Development Agency Reform,” Rochester Business Journal, June 2021


  • Co-Author, “US Regional Real Estate – New York,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, May 2021
  • Co-Author “USA Regional Real Estate – New York,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, May 2020
  • Co-Author, “USA Regional Real Estate – New York,” Chambers Global Practice Guide, June 2019
  • Co-Author, “Regional Real Estate, New York – Law and Practice,” Chambers Global Practice Guides, June 2018