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21 of our attorneys, representing 23 practice areas, have been ranked in The Best Lawyers in America for 2021.

Additionally, four attorneys have also been named 2021 The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area

  • Catherine Diviney has been selected as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area for Health Care Law;
  • Cora A. Alsante has been selected as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area for Litigation- Trusts and Estates;
  • Doreen A. Simmons has been selected as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area for Environmental Law; and
  • John G. Powers was selected as a 2021 The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the Syracuse, New York metropolitan area for Products Liability Litigation – Defendants.

Ryan M. Poplawski was named to the inaugural Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” list for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” are a ranking publication that compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. To learn more about this ranking publication, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have awarded Hancock Estabrook with First-Tier “Best Law Firms” rankings in nine practice areas for 2019. Those practice areas are: Commercial Litigation, Elder Law, Environmental Law, Health Care Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Trusts & Estates, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Trusts & Estates Law

These awards go to firms who excelled in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ research relating to particular legal specialties.