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August 18, 2023

154 Barclay Damon Attorneys Listed in 2024 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®

Barclay Damon had 116 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and 38 attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® 2024 editions. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.

In addition to their inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, seven attorneys are also recognized by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year”: Susan Benz (Buffalo – Health Care Law), Connie Cahill (Albany – Public Finance Law), Jim Canfield (Syracuse – Banking and Finance Law), Jim Domagalski (Buffalo – Construction Law), Jen Flannery (Buffalo – Litigation – Trusts and Estates), Bill Foster (Albany – Insurance Law), and Art Marrapese (Buffalo – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law). 

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – Albany office:

  • Melissa Bennett: Public Finance Law
  • Kevin Bezio: Public Finance Law
  • Connie Cahill: Public Finance Law
  • Linda Clark: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • David Cost: Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Bill Foster: Insurance Law; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Yvonne Hennessey: Litigation – Environmental
  • Gene Laks: Health Care Law
  • Michael Murphy: Civil Rights Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Melissa Zambri: Health Care Law

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – Albany office:

  • Brienna Christiano: Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law; Labor and Employment Law – Management; Municipal Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
  • Dena DeFazio: Health Care Law
  • Hayden Fahrenkopf: Professional Malpractice Law
  • Amanda Fitzgerald: Banking and Finance Law; Public Finance Law; Real Estate Law; Tax Law
  • Kyra Ganswith: Commercial Litigation
  • Jamie Dughi Hogenkamp: Health Care Law
  • Naresh Kannan: Communications Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Patent Law
  • Daniel Martucci: Professional Malpractice Law
  • Amanda Miller: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law
  • Meaghan Murphy: Corporate Law; Trusts and Estates
  • David Solimeno: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Energy Law
  • Genevieve Trigg: Energy Law; Land Use and Zoning Law

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – Boston office:

  • Ken Bello: Employment Law – Management
  • Dan Blake: Employment Law – Management
  • Carolyn Marcotte Crowley: Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Harry Daniels: Commercial Litigation
  • Stephen Oleskey: Commercial Litigation; Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Joe Stanganelli: Commercial Litigation
  • Brian Whiteley: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – Boston office:

  • Martine Wayne: Commercial Litigation

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – Buffalo office:

  • Corey Auerbach: Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  • Susan Benz: Health Care Law
  • Eric Bloom: Commercial Litigation
  • Danielle Cardamone: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Roger Cominsky: Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law
  • Victoria D’Angelo: Trusts and Estates
  • Rich Day: Corporate Law
  • Nick DiCesare: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law
  • Jim Domagalski: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Meghan Dwyer: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Mike Ferdman: Construction Law
  • Jen Flannery: Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Larry Gallick: Corporate Law
  • Herb Glose: Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law
  • Chris Greene: Corporate Law; Health Care Law
  • Bob Heary: Employment Law – Management
  • Frank Heller: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Jennifer Leonardi: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David Luzon: Trusts and Estates
  • Gary Maas: Corporate Law
  • Peter Marlette: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Art Marrapese: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation – ERISA
  • Charlie Martorana: Environmental Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  • Ray McCabe: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tax Law
  • Mark McNamara: Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Jim Milbrand: Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael Moore: Corporate Law
  • Gary Mucci: Corporate Law
  • Andy Oppenheimer: Corporate Law; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Randy Oppenheimer: Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Robert Portin: Corporate Law; Health Care Law
  • Gust Pullman: Corporate Law
  • Vince Saccomando: Insurance Law; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Carol Snider: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Kevin Szczepanski: Insurance Law
  • Clark Trow: Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
  • Cathy Wettlaufer: Trusts and Estates

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – Buffalo office:

  • Megan Bahas: Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Andrew Carroll: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Daniel Coleman: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Dzifa Gan: Real Estate Law
  • Ari Goldberg: Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law
  • Briana Krawczyk: Trusts and Estates
  • Ari Kwiatkowski: Insurance Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Sarah O’Brien: Commercial Litigation

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – New Haven office:

  • Lizz Acee: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Charles Andres: Commercial Litigation; Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Brian Donnell: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Dan Elliott: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Nic Ferland: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy 
  • Ilan Markus: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Penny Mason: Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Health Care; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Brian Rich: Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Securities; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – New Haven office:

  • Nancy Valentino: Commercial Litigation; Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment 

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – New York office:

  • Sharon Brown: Public Finance Law
  • Naomi Levin: Elder Law; Trusts and Estates

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – New York office:

  • Xun Chen: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Scott Fleischer: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Amanda Rhodes: Health Care Law
  • Benjamin Zakarin: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – Rochester office:

  • Lisa Arrington: Elder Law
  • Tom Cronmiller: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Sanjeev Devabhakthuni: Insurance Law; Production Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Terry Emmens: Trusts and Estates
  • Jim Grossman: Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Susan Schultz Laluk: Copyright Law; Corporate Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Jerry Mackey: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Danielle Mettler-LaFeir: Energy Law; Environmental Law
  • Tim Muck: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law
  • Rachelle Nuhfer: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Glenn Pezzulo: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Tony Piazza: Insurance Law
  • Cassandra Rich: Real Estate Law
  • Scott Rogoff: Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Roy Rotenberg: Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Paul Sanders: Commercial Litigation
  • Nick Scarfone: Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Karen Schaefer: Corporate Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Tara Sciortino: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Tom Walsh: Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • Mark Whitford: Insurance Law; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Joe Wilson: Insurance Law

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – Rochester office:

  • Matthew Eaves: Trusts and Estates
  • Jason Klimek: Corporate Law
  • Brittany Lawrence: Commercial Litigation
  • Earl Storrs III: Insurance Law
  • Jessica Tariq: Insurance Law; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America – Syracuse office:

  • Lee Alcott: Commercial Litigation
  • Will Barclay: Corporate Law
  • Robert Barrer: Commercial Litigation
  • David Burch: Commercial Litigation
  • Jim Canfield: Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law
  • Rick Capozza: Energy Law; Environmental Law; Oil and Gas Law
  • Brenda Colella: Energy Law; Oil and Gas Law
  • John Cook: Commercial Litigation
  • Marcy Robinson Dembs: Trusts and Estates
  • Jon Devendorf: Commercial Litigation
  • Jeff Dove: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Jim Evans: Commercial Litigation
  • Dan French: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Bill Gilberti: Environmental Law
  • Chris Harrigan: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Mitch Katz: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Real Estate
  • John Kelepurovski: Corporate Law
  • John Langan: Commercial Litigation
  • Matthew Larkin: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Kevin McAuliffe: Project Finance Law
  • Buster Melvin: Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Doug Nash: Commercial Litigation
  • Patty Naughton: Commercial Litigation
  • Kevin Newman: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Mike Oropallo: Copyright Law
  • Michael Sciotti: Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • John Sindoni: Real Estate Law
  • Lynn Smith: Corporate Law
  • Gerry Stack: Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Trey Vars: Corporate Law

2024 Edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America – Syracuse office:

  • Kayla Arias: Commercial Litigation
  • Nick Constantino: Insurance Law; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 
  • Alexandra Dimon: Banking and Finance Law
  • Danielle Katz: Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Jon McSherry: Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Robert Thorpe: Commercial Litigation; Labor and Employment Law – Management
  • Michael Whittaker: Banking and Finance Law

Barclay Damon attorneys team across offices and practices to provide customized, targeted solutions grounded in industry knowledge and a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses. With nearly 300 attorneys, Barclay Damon is a leading law firm that operates from a strategic platform of offices located in the Northeastern United States and Toronto. For more information, visit our award-winning website at barclaydamon.com.
 

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