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August 13, 2019

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists 70 Barclay Damon Attorneys

August 13, 2019—Barclay Damon had 53 attorneys selected to the 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list and another 17 selected to the Rising Stars list. Peter Marlette, partner, is also featured on the Top 50 Upstate New York Lawyers list.

Each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in New York are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the designation. Additionally, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive the Rising Stars honor.

"The attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers are all unquestionably deserving of the accolade,” John Langan, the firm’s managing partner, said. “Their passion, skills, and commitment to client success are essential to the firm’s continued growth. We are proud to see them recognized for their outstanding work.”

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers – Albany office:

  • Linda Clark: Health Care
  • Bill Foster: PI – Products: Defense
  • Yvonne Hennessey: Environmental Litigation

2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars – Albany office:

  • Melissa Bennett: Government Finance
  • David Cost: Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Amanda Mirabito: Government Finance
  • Colm Ryan: Business Litigation

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers – Buffalo office:

  • Eric Bloom: Construction Litigation
  • Danielle Cardamone: PI – Products: Defense
  • Chris Cardillo: Business Litigation
  • Jim Domagalski: Business Litigation
  • Mike Ferdman: Business Litigation
  • Joe Finnerty: Media/Advertising
  • John Gaughan: PI – General: Defense
  • Herb Glose: Health Care
  • Chris Greene: Health Care
  • Bob Heary: Employment & Labor
  • Frank Heller: Business Litigation
  • Jeffrey Leibeck: PI – Products: Defense
  • Peter Marlette: PI – Products: Defense
  • Art Marrapese: Employee Benefits
  • Dennis McCoy: PI – Products: Defense
  • Mark McNamara: Eminent Domain
  • Eric Naegely: Family Law
  • Larry Oppenheimer: Employment & Labor
  • Randy Oppenheimer: Employment & Labor
  • Heidi Ruchala: Class Action
  • Vince Saccomando: Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Carol Snider: Environmental Litigation
  • Kevin Szczepanski: Insurance Coverage
  • Cathy Wettlaufer: Estate & Probate
  • Gregory Zini: Business Litigation

2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars – Buffalo office:

  • Meghan Dwyer: PI – Products: Defense
  • Liz Holmes: Land Use / Zoning
  • Jen Leonardi: Civil Litigation: Defense

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers – Clarence office:

  • Vicki D’Angelo: Estate & Probate
  • Jeff Palumbo: Land Use / Zoning

2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars – Clarence office:

  • Corey Auerbach: Land Use / Zoning

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers – Rochester office:

  • Gary Abelson: PI – General: Defense
  • Tom Cronmiller: PI – Products: Defense
  • Jim Grossman: Health Care
  • Susan Schultz Laluk: Business / Corporate
  • Tony Piazza: Insurance Coverage
  • Karen Schaefer: Estate & Probate
  • Robert Shaddock: PI – General: Defense

2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars – Rochester office:

  • Brittany Lawrence: Business Litigation
  • Rachelle Nuhfer: Estate & Probate

2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers – Syracuse office:

  • Robert Barrer: Professional Liability: Defense
  • Rick Capozza: Environmental
  • Eric Charlton: Creditor Debtor Rights
  • John Cook: IP Litigation
  • Marcy Robinson Dembs: Estate & Probate
  • Jon Devendorf: Business Litigation
  • Jeff Dove: Bankruptcy: Business
  • Tom Fucillo: Environmental
  • Chris Harrigan: Employment & Labor
  • Mitch Katz: Business Litigation
  • Matthew Larkin: Professional Liability: Defense
  • Buster Melvin: Employment & Labor
  • Kevin Newman: Bankruptcy: Business
  • Gabe Nugent: Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Mike Oropallo: IP Litigation
  • Mike Sciotti: Employment Litigation: Defense

2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars – Syracuse office:

  • Michael Balestra: Construction Litigation
  • Teresa Bennett: Business Litigation
  • Julie Cahill: PI – Products: Defense
  • Liz Cominolli: IP
  • Ross Greenky: Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Rob Thorpe: Employment & Labor
  • Angela Winfield: Business Litigation

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 regional law firm that operates from a strategic platform of offices located in the Northeastern United States and Toronto.


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