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Over 45 Lawyers from Barclay Damon Were Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 29, 2017— Barclay Damon had 46 attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are located in the Albany office:

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

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are located in the Buffalo office:

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

James W. Gormley, Corporate Law and Health Care Law

Christopher T. Greene, Corporate Law and 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 and Reorganization Law and Commercial Litigation

Gary R. Maas, Corporate Law and Health Care Law

Peter S. Marlette, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Dennis R. McCoy, Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation – 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, and Litigation – Labor and Employment

Robert J. Portin, Corporate Law and Health Care Law

Gust P. Pullman, Corporate Law

Carol G. Snider, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Kevin D. Szczepanski, Insurance Law

Catherine T. Wettlaufer, Trusts and Estates

Frederick A. Wolf, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulations Law, and Land Use and Zoning Law.

Gregory Zini, Commercial Litigation

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are located in the Clarence office:

Victoria L. D’Angelo, Trusts and Estates

Jeffery D. Palumbo, Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Real Estate Law.

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are located in the Rochester office:

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 Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy.

The following Barclay Damon attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are located in the Syracuse office:

James J. Canfield, Corporate Law

Daniel J. French, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Andrew J. Leja, Environmental Law

Kevin R. McAuliffe, Project Finance Law

Douglas J. Nash, Commercial Litigation

Judith M. Sayles, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

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, two attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is bestowed the “Lawyer of the Year” honor.

Christopher T. Greene was named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo.

Vincent J. Moore was named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo.

“Barclay Damon is honored and thrilled to see so many of our attorneys 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. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers has received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore 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, 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.