Harter Secrest & Emery Earns High Honors in 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

For the thirteen consecutive year, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE), 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 its recent annual rankings. The firm received a total of 64 practice group rankings, which includes two national rankings and 41 Tier 1 Metropolitan practice group rankings across an array of practice areas.

HSE received national rankings in the areas of Corporate Law and Land Use & Zoning Law, as well as Metropolitan practice group rankings in the following practice areas (Tier 1 rankings in italics):

Appellate PracticeLabor Law – Management
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)Litigation – Environmental
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses LawLitigation – Labor & Employment
Commercial LitigationLitigation – Real Estate
Construction LawMergers & Acquisitions Law
Corporate Governance LawNonprofit / Charities Law
Corporate LawPatent Law
Education LawProduct Liability Litigation – Defendants
Employee Benefits (ERISA) LawProfessional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Employment Law – ManagementWorkers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Insurance Law 
Appellate PracticeLitigation – Health Care
ArbitrationLitigation – Insurance
Bet-the-Company LitigationLitigation – Intellectual Property
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)Litigation – Labor & Employment
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses LawLitigation – Land Use & Zoning
Commercial LitigationLitigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Construction LawLitigation – Patent
Copyright LawLitigation – Real Estate
Corporate Governance LawLitigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Corporate LawLitigation – Securities
Elder LawLitigation – Trusts & Estates
Eminent Domain and Condemnation LawMediation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) LawMergers & Acquisitions Law
Employment Law – ManagementPatent Law
Environmental LawProduct Liability Litigation – Defendants
Health Care LawProfessional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Labor Law – ManagementReal Estate Law
Land Use & Zoning LawSecurities / Capital Markets Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity LawTax Law
Litigation – ConstructionTrusts & Estates Law
Litigation – Environmental 

The U.S. News – 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.

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