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Over 100 Barclay Damon Attorneys Have Been Selected to the 2017 New York State Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

August 29, 2017— Barclay Damon had 77 attorneys named to the 2017 New York State Super Lawyers list, with another 26 recognized as Upstate New York Rising Stars. Selection to the lists resulted from a rigorous review process including peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the Super Lawyer honor, and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive the Rising Stars honor.

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Syracuse office:

Robert A. Barrer, Partner: Professional Liability and Commercial Litigation

Richard R. Capozza, Partner: Environmental and Energy

J. Eric Charlton, Partner: Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation

John D. Cook, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation and Commercial Litigation

Marcy Robinson Dembs, Partner: Trusts & Estates

Jon P. Devendorf, Partner: Commercial Litigation

Christopher J. Harrigan, Partner: Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation

John P. Langan, Managing Partner: Commercial Litigation and Energy

Edward G. Melvin, II, Partner: Labor & Employment and Higher Education

Gabriel M. Nugent, Partner: Commercial Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense

Michael A. Oropallo, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation and Environmental

Alan R. Peterman, Partner: Labor & Employment and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Michael J. Sciotti, Partner: Labor & Employment and Healthcare & Human Services

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Albany office:

Linda J. Clark, Partner: Health Care Controversies and Mass & Toxic Torts

William C. Foster, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense & Insurance Coverage

Yvonne E. Hennessey, Partner: Energy and Environmental

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Rochester office:

Gary H. Abelson, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Insurance Litigation

Thomas B. Cronmiller, Partner: Professional Liability and Torts & Products Liability Defense

James S. Grossman, Partner: Health Care & Human Services and Real Property Tax

Susan Schultz Laluk, Partner: Corporate and Emerging Technologies

Anthony J. Piazza, Partner: Insurance Coverage & Regulation and Commercial Litigation

Robert M. Shaddock, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Professional Liability

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Buffalo office:

Eric A. Bloom, Of Counsel: Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Danielle M. Cardamone, Partner: Mass & Toxic Torts and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Christopher A. Cardillo, Partner: Construction & Surety and Commercial Litigation

James P. Domagalski, Partner: Commercial Litigation and Construction & Surety

Thomas J. Drury, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Professional Liability

Anne C. Evans, Partner: Real Estate and Financial Institutions & Lending

Michael E. Ferdman, Partner: Commercial Litigation and Construction & Surety

Joseph M. Finnerty, Partner: Media & First Amendment Law and Commercial Litigation

John P. Gaughan, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Commercial Litigation

Herbert J. Glose, Partner: Health Care & Human Services and Corporate

Christopher T. Greene, Partner: Corporate and Health Care & Human Services

Robert P. Heary, Partner: Labor & Employment and Corporate

Franklin W. Heller, Partner: Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation

Peter S. Marlette, Partner: Mass & Toxic Torts and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Dennis R. McCoy, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Professional Liability

Mark R. McNamara, Partner: Real Property Tax & Condemnation and Oil & Gas

Vincent J. Moore, Special Counsel: Real Estate and Financial Institutions & Lending

Eric C. Naegely, Partner: Healthcare & Human Services and Health Care Controversies

Laurence B. Oppenheimer, Partner: Labor & Employment and Corporate

Randolph C. Oppenheimer, Partner: Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment

Robert J. Portin, Partner: Health Care & Human Services and Health Care Controversies

Heidi Brauer Ruchala, Partner: Mass & Toxic Torts and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Vincent G. Saccomando, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Insurance Coverage

Kevin D. Szczepanski, Partner: Insurance Coverage & Regulation and Commercial Litigation

Carol G. Snider, Partner: Mass & Toxic Torts and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Gregory Zini, Partner: Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

Catherine T. Wettlaufer, Partner: Trusts & Estates

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Clarence office:

Victoria L. D’Angelo, Special Counsel: Trusts & Estates

Jeffery D. Palumbo, Partner: Land Use & Zoning and Project Development

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in the 2017 Super Lawyers list are located in the Elmira office:

Bryan J. Maggs, Partner: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Labor & Employment

In addition, 26 Barclay Damon attorneys were recognized as 2017 Upstate New York Rising Stars.

In the Albany office, the following attorneys were honored:

Jonathan H. Bard, Associate: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Insurance Coverage

David M. Cost, Partner: Commercial Litigation and Healthcare Controversies

Joseph A. Murphy, Associate: Healthcare Controversies and Commercial Litigation

Colm P. Ryan, Associate: Healthcare Controversies and Torts & Products Liability Defense

Bella S. Satra, Intellectual Property Litigation and Commercial Litigation

In the Buffalo office, the following attorneys were honored:

Lydia H. Beebe Safulko, Associate: Trusts & Estates

Kimberly A. Colaiacovo, Associate: Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment

Thomas A. Digati, Associate: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Mass & Toxic Torts

E. Meghan Dwyer, Associate: Mass & Toxic and Torts Products & Liability Defense

Jennifer G. Flannery, Partner: Trusts & Estates

Elizabeth A. Holmes, Associate: Commercial Litigation and Land Use & Zoning

Jennifer L. Leonardi, Partner: Mass & Toxic Torts and Products Liability Defense

Mindy Menke, Of Counsel: Trusts & Estates

Megan E. Bahas, Associate: Labor & Employment and Healthcare & Human Services

Caitlyn S. Shank, Associate: Commercial Litigation and Family & Matrimonial Law

In the Clarence office, the following attorneys were honored:

Corey A. Auerbach, Partner: Land Use & Zoning and Project Development

In the Elmira office, the following attorney were honored:

Jeremy J. Hourihan, Associate: Torts & Products Liability Defense and Professional Liability

In the Rochester office, the following attorneys were honored:

Brittany E. Lawrence, Associate: Commercial Litigation and Higher Education

Danielle E. Mettler-LaFeir, Counsel: Environmental

In the Syracuse office, the following attorneys were honored:

David G. Burch, Partner: Project Development and Commercial Litigation

Emanuela D’Ambrogio, Associate: Real Property Tax & Condemnation and Energy

Ross M. Greenky, Associate: Labor & Employment

Jason C. Halpin, Associate: Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation

John M. Nichols, Associate: Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation

Angela C. Winfield, Of Counsel: Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights

“We are proud of the Barclay Damon attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers. We count on their passion, skill, attention to detail, and dedication to our clients every day,” noted John P. Langan, managing partner of Barclay Damon and a member of the 2017 Super Lawyers list. “The firm is grateful for the legal community’s recognition of our attorneys’ work and talent.”

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

Barclay Damon, listed as a “Top 250 Firm” by The National Law Journal, is a full-service law firm with offices throughout the major cities of New York State and in Toronto, Boston, Washington DC, and Newark. With 275 lawyers in 33 practice areas, Barclay Damon is the largest law firm in the Northeastern United States centered outside a major market. Barclay Damon provides comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base. For more information, visit barclaydamon.com.