28 Hurwitz Fine Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®

Hurwitz Fine is pleased to announce that 28 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Among this list, five Hurwitz Fine attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® list.

In addition, Firm Members Michael F. Perley and Edward C. Robinson were also named as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo for Litigation – Municipal (Michael F. Perley) and Elder Law (Edward C. Robinson). “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.

The attorneys named to the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the practice areas in which they were honored are as follows:

Five Hurwitz Fine attorneys were also named to the “Ones to Watch” list:

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in the published practice area.


Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers recognitions are compiled based on an exhaustive Purely Peer Review® evaluation. More than 123,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 20 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

For the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 13.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 76,000 leading lawyers included in the milestone 30th edition. For the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America, more than 2.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 25,000 lawyers honored in the new edition. Lawyers are not required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.


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