Best Lawyers in America Selects 45 from Barclay Damon
August 15, 2016 – Forty-five attorneys from Barclay Damon, LLP were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017.
Four lawyers in the Albany office were named, including:
Linda J. Clark, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Yvonne E. Hennessey, Litigation – Environmental
Edward J. Trombly, Real Estate Law
Melissa M. Zambri, Health Care Law.
Twenty-four lawyers in the Buffalo office were named, including:
Hedwig M. Auletta, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Susan A. Benz, Health Care Law
Timothy C. Cashmore, Banking and Financial Law, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions
Thomas J. Drury, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Anne C. Evans, Real Estate Law
Christopher T. Greene, Corporate Law, Health Care Law
James W. Gormley, Corporate Law, Health Care Law
Vincent P. Hauber, Litigation – Real Estate and Real Estate Law
Robert P. Heary, Employment Law – Management
Franklin W. Heller, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtors Rights/Insolvency, Commercial Litigation and Reorganization Law
Peter S. Marlette, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants, Products Liability Litigation – Defendants
Gary R. Maas, Corporate Law, Health Care Law
Dennis R. McCoy, Personal Injury and Product Liability – Defendants
Mark R. McNamara, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Vincent J. Moore, Real Estate Law
Laurence B. Oppenheimer, Employment Law – Management
Randolph C. Oppenheimer, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
Robert J. Portin, Corporate Law, Health Care Law
Gust P. Pullman, Corporate Law, Patent and Trademark Law
Carol G. Snider, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants
Charles E. Telford III, Trusts and Estates
Gregory Zini, Commercial Litigation
Catherine T. Wettlaufer, Trusts and Estates
Frederick A. Wolf, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulations Law, Land Use and Zoning Law.
Two lawyers in the Clarence office were named including:
Victoria L. D’Angelo, Trusts and Estates
Jeffery D. Palumbo, Environmental Law, Land Use/Zoning Law, Real Estate Law.
Six lawyers in the Rochester office were named, including:
Thomas B. Cronmiller, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
James S. Grossman, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Anthony J. Piazza, Insurance Law
Robert M. Shaddock, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Thomas F. Walsh, Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental
John R. Weider, Bankruptcy and Creditors Debtors Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy.
Eight lawyers in the Syracuse office were named, including:
James J. Canfield, Corporate Law
Andrew J. Leja, Environmental Law
Kevin R. McAuliffe, Project Finance Law
Douglas J. Nash, Commercial Litigation
Judith M. Sayles, Product Liability Litigation – Defense
Michael J. Sciotti, Employment Law Management, Labor Law Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment
John P. Sindoni, Real Estate Law
Gerald F. Stack, Tax Law.
Stephen H. Oleskey, resident in the firm’s Boston office, was named for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law.
In addition to being included on the Best Lawyers list, three attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is bestowed this honor as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Thomas J. Drury was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Buffalo Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
Christopher T. Greene was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Buffalo Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year”
Dennis R. McCoy was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Buffalo Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
Jeffery D. Palumbo was named Best Lawyers’ 2017 Buffalo Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year”
“Barclay Damon is honored and thrilled to see so many of our attorneys being recognized for the quality of their work and their dedication to our clients,” said John P. Langan, Barclay Damon’s Managing Partner.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because
lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
Barclay Damon, LLP, listed as a “Top 250 Firm” by The National Law Journal, is a full-service, 275-attorney law firm, with offices throughout the major cities of New York State, as well as in Boston, Washington, Newark, N.J. and Toronto, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base in 33 practice areas. For more information on Barclay Damon, visit www.barclaydamon.com.
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