Jillian K. Farrar

Senior Counsel

Rochester, NY

(585) 258-2821

Jillian combines creativity and pragmatism to resolve disputes associated with commercial litigation, bankruptcy, collections, foreclosures and creditors’ rights. She is well-versed in working with the issues facing creditors and her ability to communicate complex legal concepts enables clients to understand all the options available to them. From litigating complex commercial disputes to negotiating a beneficial repayment agreement, Jillian strives to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.

Jillian brings a high level of energy and dedication in her representation of clients’ interests and provides a tough and resourceful ally. She employs all of her talents to further the interests of her clients.

Before joining Underberg & Kessler, Jillian was the bankruptcy attorney at Shapiro, DiCaro & Barak LLC. She also served as the Form and Accuracy Editor of the Syracuse Law Review.


Syracuse University
College of Law, J.D.

Vassar College, B.A.


New York State

US District Courts - Northern District of NY

US District Courts - Western District of NY

US Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of NY

US Bankruptcy Court - Western District of NY


Jillian is a member of the board of directors for Kirkhaven Transitional & Long-Term Care. She is a founding member of the Western District of New York Federal Bar Association, a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, and a member the MCBA Bankruptcy Committee.