McCarthy Awarded Hanna C. Cohn Pro Bono Award

Buffalo, New York, April 17, 2024 – Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that Anna S. M. McCarthy, a senior associate in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice has been awarded the Hanna C. Cohn Pro Bono Award by the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY). The recognition of the award is for outstanding contributions to the provision of pro bono legal services to the community, beyond the recipient’s employment responsibilities.

McCarthy represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including the development of employee policies, union relations, wage and hour issues, discipline and termination decisions, employee leave, discrimination and harassment claims, and employment contract disputes. She also assists in ensuring compliance with employment-related federal and state regulations.

Since 2018, McCarthy has been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list and was the recipient of The Daily Record’s “Up and Coming Attorneys” Award in 2019. This year, she was selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law – Management.

McCarthy earned a J.D., cum laude, from the University at Buffalo School of Law and a B.A. from Wellesley College.

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