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Ten HSE Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America

August 17, 2015
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

The law firm of Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that ten HSE attorneys have been named “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Only a single lawyer in each practice area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year” in a given community each year.

The ten HSE attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016 are:

  • Phillip A. Delmont – 2016 Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo
  • Philip R. Fileri – 2016 Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • Raymond L. Fink – 2016 Litigation-Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo
  • James M. Jenkins – 2016 Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • David M. Lascell – 2016 Product Liability Litigation-Defendants Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • Anthony D. Mancinelli – 2016 Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year in Buffalo
  • Christopher M. Potash – 2016 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • Edward F. Premo, II – 2016 Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • Paul D. Sylvestri – 2016 Litigation-Environmental Lawyer of the Year in Rochester
  • Craig S. Wittlin – 2016 Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year in Rochester

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.

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