Harter Secrest & Emery Earns High Honors in 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

For the tenth consecutive year, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, has received the most U.S. NewsBest Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Tier 1 metropolitan rankings in Western New York (Buffalo and Rochester combined) in the annual rankings released today. The firm received a total of 46 practice group rankings, including two national rankings and 35 Tier 1 Metropolitan practice group rankings across an array of practice areas.

Harter Secrest & Emery once again received national rankings in the areas of Corporate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law. The rankings are based on an extensive review process, which includes client evaluations as well as peer review from leading attorneys in their field. For this year’s rankings, U.S. News and Best Lawyers® reviewed more than 14,000 law firms across the United States in 122 practice areas. In addition to the firm’s national rankings for Corporate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law, Harter Secrest & Emery’s Buffalo and Rochester offices received metropolitan practice group rankings in the following practice areas (Tier 1 rankings in italics):

Buffalo

Appellate Practice

Insurance Law

Banking & Finance Law

Labor Law– Management

Closely Held Companies and

Family Businesses Law

Litigation – ERISA

Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Construction Law

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Corporate Law

Patent Law

Education Law

Professional Malpractice Law Defendants

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Public Finance Law

Employment Law – Management

Real Estate Law

 

Rochester

Closely Held Companies and

Family Businesses Law

Litigation – Environmental

Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Construction Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Copyright Law

Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

Corporate Governance Law

Litigation – Patent

Corporate Law

Litigation – Securities

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Environmental Law

Patent Law

Health Care Law

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Immigration Law

Real Estate Law

Labor Law – Management

Securities/Capital Markets Law

Land Use & Zoning Law

Tax Law

Litigation – Construction

Trusts & Estates Law

U.S. News and Best Lawyers®

The U.S. News and Best Lawyers® 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. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. The rankings are posted online.

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