Practice Areas

Comprehensive Cemetery Consulting

Featherstonhaugh, Wiley & Clyne, LLP (FWC) is uniquely positioned to represent the complexities of cemetery operations for organizations of every size. Our exceptional understanding of death care is rooted in actual experience in public relations, governmental, regulatory and legal representation of cemeteries, as well as cemetery management.

Our firm doesn’t just represent cemeteries, we have staff that have managed them.

From project consultation and government applications to legal review and crisis management, FWC is frequently called on by state and local government, as well as cemetery leaders, for their expertise.

During more than twenty years of advocating cemetery interests, our firm has negotiated some of the most significant changes in cemetery policy in New York, which are now utilized as national models for cemetery regulation.

Our staff has championed legislative successes to completely rewrite New York’s cremation regulation and operations law. FWC’s legislative successes range from changes in the financial regulation of cemeteries to reclamation of graves to the original introduction of New York’s “Death Care Proxy.”

No other firm in New York is better positioned or has more experience in making a difference for cemeteries.