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Sixty-Eight Barclay Damon Attorneys Featured in 2016 List Of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

August 15, 2016 — Barclay Damon, LLP announces that 68 attorneys from the firm have been featured in the 2016 Super Lawyers for New York State including 22 who have been singled out as Upstate New York Rising Stars. Selection to the list is the result of a rigorous review process that includes peer recognition and professional development. The Barclay Damon attorneys represent a diverse range of practice areas across the firm.

The following eleven Barclay Damon attorneys, resident in the Syracuse office, were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers:
Robert A. Barrer Partner: Professional Liability
Richard R. Capozza Partner: Environmental
J. Eric Charlton Partner: Creditor Debtor Rights
John D. Cook Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation
Marcy Robinson Dembs Partner: Estate and Probate
Jon P. Devendorf Partner: Business Litigation
John P. Langan Managing Partner: Business Litigation
Edward G. Melvin Partner: Employment & Labor
Michael A. Oropallo Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation
Alan R. Peterman Partner: Employment & Labor
Michael J. Sciotti Partner: Employment & Labor

The following three Barclay Damon attorneys, resident in the Albany office, were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers:
Linda J. Clark Partner: Business Litigation
William C. Foster Partner: Products Injury, Products: Defense
Yvonne E. Hennessey Partner: Energy & Resources

The following six Barclay Damon attorneys, resident in the Rochester office, were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers:
Gary H. Abelson Partner: Personal Injury Defense: General
Thomas B. Cronmiller Partner: Personal Injury Defense: Products
James S. Grossman Partner: Health Care
Susan Schultz Laluk Partner: Business/Corporate
Anthony J. Piazza Partner: Insurance Coverage
Robert M. Shaddock Partner: Personal Injury Defense: General

The following 24 Barclay Damon attorneys, resident in the Buffalo office, were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers:
Eric A. Bloom Of Counsel: Construction Litigation
Christopher A. Cardillo Partner: Business Litigation
James P. Domagalski Partner: Business Litigation
Thomas J. Drury Partner: Products Injury, General: Defense
Anne C. Evans Partner: Real Estate
Michael E. Ferdman Partner: Business Litigation
Joseph M. Finnerty Partner: Media Advertising Law
John P. Gaughan Partner: Personal Injury Defense: General
Herbert J. Glose Partner: Health Care
Christopher T. Greene Partner: Health Care
Robert P. Heary Partner: Employment & Labor
Franklin W. Heller Partner: Business Litigation
Peter S. Marlette Partner: Personal Injury, Products: Defense
Dennis R. McCoy Partner: Personal Injury Defense: Products
Mark R. McNamara Partner: Eminent Domain
Vincent J. Moore Of Counsel: Real Estate
Eric C. Naegely Partner: Family Law
Laurence B. Oppenheimer Partner: Employment & Labor
Randolph C. Oppenheimer Partner: Employment & Labor
Robert. J. Portin Partner: Health Care
Heidi Brauer Ruchala Partner: Class Action
Vincent G. Saccomando Partner: Civil Litigation: Defense
Carol G. Snider Partner: Environmental Litigation
Catherine T. Wettlaufer Partner: Estate Planning & Probate
Gregory Zini Partner: Business Litigation

The following Barclay Damon attorney in the Clarence office, was selected for inclusion in the 2016 Super Lawyers:
Jeffrey D. Palumbo Partner: Land Use/Zoning

Twenty-two Barclay Damon attorneys were recognized as 2016 Upstate New York Rising Stars.

In the Buffalo office, the honorees include:
Lydia H. Beebe Associate: Estates & Trusts
Anthony W. Carroll Associate: Business/Corporate
Kimberly A. Colaiacovo Associate: Business Litigation
Jennifer G. Flannery Partner: Estate & Trust Litigation
Jennifer L. Leonardi Partner: Civil Litigation: Defense
Mindy Menke Associate: Elder Law
Caitlyn S. Shank Associate: Family Law

In the Clarence office, the honorees include:
Corey A. Auerbach Associate: Land Use/Zoning

In the Syracuse office, six honorees were included:
David G. Burch Partner: Business Litigation
Michelle K. DeKay Of Counsel: Personal Injury Defense
Anne B. Dotzler Associate: Employment & Labor
Jason C. Halpin Associate: Business Litigation
John M. Nichols Associate: Creditor Debtor Rights
Angela C. Winfield Of Counsel: Business Litigation

In the Rochester office, the honorees include:
Brittany E. Aungier Associate: Business Litigation
Danielle E. Mettler-Lafeir Associate: Environmental

In the Albany office, six honorees were included:
Jonathan H. Bard Associate: Products Injury, General: Defense
David M. Cost Partner: Civil Litigation
Laura L. Mona Associate: Environmental
Joseph A. Murphy Associate: Health Care
Colm P. Ryan Associate: Health Care
Bella S. Satra Associate: Intellectual Property

"We are proud of the Barclay Damon attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers for their skills, experience, attention to detail and dedication to our clients,” said John P. Langan, Managing Partner of Barclay Damon and a member of the 2016 Super Lawyers list. “We thank the legal community for recognizing our attorneys’ hard work and talent.”

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.