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October 12, 2012

Twenty Three Hiscock & Barclay Attorneys Selected for 2013 Best Lawyers in America

Twenty three Hiscock & Barclay, LLP attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013*, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36 thousand leading attorneys evaluated the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas who ultimately selected the following 23 Hiscock & Barclay attorneys.

  • James J. Canfield (Syracuse) Partner: Corporate Law
  • Linda J. Clark (Albany) Partner: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants
  • Thomas B. Cronmiller (Rochester) Partner: Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
  • George S. Deptula (Syracuse) Of Counsel: Corporate Law and Banking & Finance Law
  • James S. Grossman (Rochester) Partner: Eminent Domain & Condemnation Law
  • Vincent P. Hauber (Buffalo) Partner: Litigation-Real Estate and Real Estate Law
  • Robert P. Heary (Buffalo) Partner: Employment Law-Management
  • Andrew J. Leja (Syracuse) Partner: Environmental Law
  • Frederick S. Marty (Syracuse) Partner: Trusts & Estates
  • Kevin R. McAuliffe (Syracuse) Partner: Project Finance Law
  • Dennis R. McCoy (Buffalo) Partner: Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
  • Mark R. McNamara (Buffalo) Partner: Eminent Domain & Condemnation Law
  • Douglas J. Nash (Syracuse) Partner: Commercial Litigation
  • Laurence B. Oppenheimer (Buffalo) Partner: Employment Law-Management
  • Anthony J. Piazza (Rochester) Partner: Insurance Law
  • Judith M. Sayles (Syracuse) Partner: Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
  • Robert M. Shaddock (Rochester) Partner: Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
  • John P. Sindoni (Syracuse) Partner: Real Estate Law
  • Gerald F. Stack (Syracuse) Partner: Tax Law
  • Edward J. Trombly (Albany) Partner: Real Estate Law. Trombly is also named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Albany Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is bestowed this honor as the "Lawyer of the Year."
  • Thomas F. Walsh (Rochester) Partner: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental. Walsh is also named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Rochester Litigation-Environmental "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is bestowed this honor as the "Lawyer of the Year."
  • Catherine T. Wettlaufer (Buffalo) Partner: Trusts & Estates
  • Melissa M. Zambri (Albany) Partner: Health Care Law

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, listed as a "Top 250 Firm" by The National Law Journal, is a full-service, 200-attorney law firm, with offices throughout the major cities of New York State, as well as in Boston, Washington, D.C. and Toronto, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base in 31 practice areas. For more information on Hiscock & Barclay, visit


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