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Underberg & Kessler Attorneys Named to 2019 "Best Lawyers"

We are proud to announce that 13 of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019, and one attorney was named Rochester “Lawyer of the Year” in their area of practice.

Mike Beyma, Jim Coniglio, Pat Cusato, Steve Gersz, Lew Heisman, Ron Hull, Kate Karl, Paul Keneally, Anna Lynch, Paul Nunes, Ed Russell, Margaret Somerset and George Van Nest are included in the 2019 edition under the following specialties:

Mike Beyma – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Jim Coniglio – Municipal Law Pat Cusato – Real Estate Law Steve Gersz – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law Lew Heisman – Family Law

Ron Hull – Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental Kate Karl – Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law Paul Keneally – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor & Employment Anna Lynch – Corporate Law, Elder Law, Health Care Law Paul Nunes – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Plaintiffs, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants

Ed Russell - Corporate Law Margaret Somerset – Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants George Van Nest – Environmental Law

Additionally, Steve Gersz was named “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law.  Only one area lawyer in each specialty receives this honor. 

Best Lawyers® conducted its annual peer-review survey in which 83,000 attorneys cast more than 7.4 million votes about the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed, and are included solely based on the results of the peer review.

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us here or call us at 585.258.2800.

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