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May 25, 2021

Five Barclay Damon Practices, Ten Partners Earn Chambers Recognition

May 25, 2021—Barclay Damon announces five of its practice areas are recognized by Chambers USA in its 2021 directory as top-ranked in their geographical areas. They are Corporate/M&A, Environment, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: General Commercial, all in Upstate New York, and Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market, in New York State.

Additionally, Chambers listed the following partners as notable practitioners:

  • Jim Canfield (Corporate/M&A), ranked since 2015
  • Brenda Colella (Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market), ranked for the first time this year
  • Jeff Davis (Environment), ranked for the first time this year
  • Jon Devendorf (Litigation: General Commercial), ranked since 2015
  • Chris Greene (Corporate/M&A), ranked since 2015
  • Maureen Helmer (Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market), ranked since 2013
  • Yvonne Hennessey (Environment), ranked since 2020
  • Randy Oppenheimer (Labor & Employment), ranked since 2020
  • George Pond (Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market), ranked since 2011
  • Ekin Senlet (Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market), ranked for the first time this year

Chambers ranks “the leading lawyers and law firms” across the country based on “in-depth market analysis and independent research.” The rankings are “compiled through assessment of a firm’s work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback.”

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