Harter Secrest & Emery Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

August 20, 2014
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

The law firm of Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that seven HSE attorneys have been named a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. Only a single lawyer in each practice area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year” in a given community each year.

The seven HSE attorneys named for 2015 are:

Raymond L. Fink – 2015 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo

Carol E. Heckman – 2015 Mediation Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo

Thomas J. Hurley – 2015 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo

Gary L. Karl – 2015 Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year in Rochester

Leslie M. Mauro – 2015 Land Use and Zoning Lawyer of the Year in Rochester

Ronald J. Mendrick – 2015 Education Lawyer of the Year in Rochester

Robert C. Weissflach – 2015 Litigation – Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo

Michael McEvoy, managing partner of Harter Secrest & Emery said that “we are very fortunate to have so many talented lawyers, and are pleased that our partners received this recognition from their respected peers in the legal profession.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which more than 50,000 leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition of The Best Lawyers in America is based on more than 5.5 million such peer evaluations. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

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 legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, and Corning, NY, the firm comprises more than 130 attorneys and total staff of 260.