Harter Secrest & Emery Places Highest in Western New York in U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 4, 2013
Anne Wells, Assistant Director of Marketing

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For the fourth year in a row, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has earned the most “Best Law Firms” Top Tier rankings in Rochester and Western New York (including Rochester, Buffalo and the surrounding area). In the results recently announced by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, Harter Secrest & Emery (HSE) finished on top with 36 Top Tier practice group rankings in the region. In addition, HSE was nationally ranked in the field of Corporate Law.

“These rankings demonstrate the strength and depth of the many talented professionals at Harter Secrest & Emery,” said Michael R. McEvoy, managing partner of the firm. “It is an honor to be recognized again by our clients for exceptional service and value.”

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Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
The firm with the most U.S. News and Best Lawyers Top Tier rankings in Western New York, Harter Secrest & Emery provides business and specialty legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo and Albany, New York, and in Naples, Florida, the firm has 135 attorneys and total staff of 270.