Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that Iskra M. Bonanno, F. Paul Greene, Marilyn A. Myers, Rhonda M. Noto, and Laura K. Schwalbe have been selected as 2021 Legal Excellence Awards program honorees.
The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal’s Legal Excellence Awards program is a new program that combines the Corporate Counsel, Excellence in Law, and Attorneys of the Year awards. It pays tribute to professionals who make the Greater Rochester community stronger. Winners were selected based on their dedication to the legal profession, their commitment to their clients and the community, and letters of reference.
Bonanno, a senior associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, and Schwalbe, a senior associate in the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations group, were recognized in the Up and Coming Lawyers category, which honors attorneys who have been admitted to the bar for 10 years or less and demonstrate professional accomplishment, community service, and a strong commitment to the legal profession early in their careers.
A partner and chair of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security practice, Greene was recognized in the Leaders in Law category which honors attorneys and judges who have shown tremendous dedication to the legal profession and selfless, tireless commitment to the community.
A member of HSE’s Immigration practice, Myers was recognized in the Paralegal category which honors paralegals who do outstanding work to help their law firms succeed.
Noto, the firm’s Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer, was recognized in the Law Firm Administrator category which honors administrators for the outstanding work they do to help their law firms succeed.
The honorees will be profiled in The Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal and celebrated during an online event on November 15, 2021.