Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP, (Woods) is a law firm with a national client headquartered in Monroe County with additional offices in Buffalo and Phoenix, AZ. The firm employs 275 locally. Woods has outgrown their existing space and searched for a new location that could support the firm’s growth. The firm proposes to lease approximately 85,000 square feet at the former Bausch & Lomb Tower at South Clinton and East Broad Streets. The space has been vacant for over 4 years. The $1.5 million investment is projected to create 10 jobs. The applicant requests sales tax exemption on equipment, furniture and fixtures. The benefit to incentive ratio is 5.3 : 1.