Hancock Estabrook, LLP, is one of Upstate New York's leading law firms. We represent both individuals and entities, offering counsel and representation on a wide array of legal topics. Our attorneys are widely recognized in their practice areas for their knowledge and experience in complex legal matters.
Hancock Estabrook prides itself on providing this high level of service to our clients, with an emphasis on personalized attention.
Hancock Estabrook, LLP, is a member of the ALFA International legal network. With only one firm in each major metropolitan area, membership in ALFA is competitive and based upon peer recommendation and evaluation. Hancock Estabrook is proud to be the representative of the Syracuse, New York, area.
To learn more about this prestigious organization, visit www.alfainternational.com
17 Hancock Estabrook attorneys were selected as New York Super Lawyers for 2012: Cora A. Alsante, Daniel B. Berman, Janet D. Callahan, John F. Corcoran, Michael L. Corp, Raymond R. D'Agostino, Catherine A. Diviney, Marion Hancock Fish, Paul M. Hanrahan, John T. McCann, Walter L. Meagher, Jr., John L. Murad, Jr., Timothy P. Murphy, Alan J. Pierce, John G. Powers, Michael J. Sciotti and Doreen A. Simmons.
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14 of our attorneys representing 19 practice areas were selected by The Best Lawyers in America for 2013: Cora A. Alsante, Janet D. Callahan, Richard W. Cook, Michael L. Corp, Raymond R. D'Agostino, Martin L. Fried, Paul M. Hanrahan, Walter L. Meagher, Jr., John L. Murad, Jr., Timothy P. Murphy, Alan J. Pierce, Michael J. Sciotti, Steven R. Shaw and Doreen A. Simmons.
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U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has awarded Hancock Estabrook, LLP with First-Tier Rankings in 16 practice areas. Hancock Estabrook is one of only two law firms to receive First-Tier Rankings in 16 or more practice areas for the Syracuse area. Those practices include: Appellate Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Elder Law, Employment Law – Individuals, Health Care Law, Labor Law – Union, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation –Plaintiffs, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. These awards go to firms who excelled in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ research relating to particular legal specialties.
19 Hancock Estabrook attorneys are currently ranked with a “Preeminent” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell: Cora A. Alsante, Daniel B. Berman, Janet D. Callahan, R. John Clark, Richard W. Cook, Michael L. Corp, Raymond R. D'Agostino, Marion Hancock Fish, Paul M. Hanrahan, Kenneth P. Holden, John T. McCann, Walter L. Meagher, Jr., John L. Murad, Jr., Timothy P. Murphy, Alan J. Pierce, Michael W. Schell, Doreen A. Simmons, and Warren D. Wolfson.
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Various attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trusts & Estates, the Litigation Counsel of America, the American Bar Foundation and the New York State Bar Association.