HSE Ranks Highest in WNY with 2015 US News Best Law Firms

November 13, 2014
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

For the fifth year in a row, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE) garnered the most “Best Law Firms” Top Tier rankings in Western New York (including Rochester, Buffalo, and the surrounding area), according to results recently announced by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. In addition to a national ranking for Corporate Law, HSE finished on top with 34 Top Tier practice group rankings in the region, and is also well represented in the areas of litigation and employee benefits law.

“Our firm’s history is rooted in providing our clients exceptional representation and value,” said Michael McEvoy, managing partner of the firm. “We are proud that our attorneys continue to honor that standard and that the quality of our work is appreciated by our clients and recognized in these rankings.”

U.S. News and Best Lawyers®

U.S. News and Best Lawyers® rank more than 12,000 firms in 120 practice areas in 182 metropolitan areas and 8 states. The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The rankings are distributed to 30,000 general counsel and 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide and are posted online at

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

The firm with the most US News/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, Corning, Albany and New York, the firm comprises more than 130 attorneys and a total staff of 260.

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