Firm News

Hurwitz & Fine Attorneys Recognized In Best Lawyers in America

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. attorneys were highly recognized with 13 firm attorneys listed in the Best Lawyers in America 2015 list. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers in the legal community. Listed attorneys include:

Diane K. Church (Banking & Finance Law)
Ann E. Evanko (Corporate Law, Employment Law – Management)
Robert P. Fine (Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates)
Lawrence C. Franco (Corporate Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates)
Dan D. Kohane (Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law)
Harry F. Mooney (Civil Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation –Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants)
Michael F. Perley (Litigation – Municipal, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)
Edward C. Robinson (Elder Law)
Lawrence M. Ross (Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Tax Law)
Roger L. Ross (Real Estate Law)
Andrea Schillaci (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Audrey A. Seeley (Insurance Law)
Paul J. Suozzi (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)

Lawrence C. Franco was identified as a “Lawyer of the Year” for 2015 in Trusts & Estates for the Buffalo area. Lawyers listed as such have received particularly high ratings in these surveys by earning the highest level of recognition from their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity in their specific area of law.

Two-Thirds of the Firm Listed as Super Lawyers

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the firm has a record 24 lawyers named to the 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list with 10 in the Top Lists. Please join us in congratulating these New York Super Lawyers:

Robert P. Fine, Business/Corporate
Lawrence C. Franco, Business/Corporate (Top 50)
Dan D. Kohane, Insurance Coverage (Top 50)
Harry F. Mooney, Personal Injury Defense: Products (Top 10, Top 50)
Ann E. Evanko, Employment & Labor (Top 50 and Top 25 Women)
Paul J. Suozzi, Personal Injury Defense: General (Top 50)
Roger L. Ross, Real Estate 
Lawrence M. Ross, Health Care (Top 50)
Michael F. Perley, Personal Injury Defense: General (Top 50)
Andrea Schillaci, Business Litigation (Top 50 and Top 25 Women)
Edward C. Robinson, Estate Planning & Probate
Earl K. Cantwell, Business Litigation
Jody E. Briandi, Personal Injury Defense: General (Top 50 and Top 25 Women)
Audrey A. Seeley, Insurance Coverage
David R. Adams, Construction Litigation
Todd C. Bushway, Personal Injury Defense: General
V. Christopher Potenza, Personal Injury Defense: General
Steven E. Peiper, Insurance Coverage
Margo M. Lagueras, Insurance Coverage
Diane F. Bosse, Insurance Coverage (Top 25 Women)

Rising Stars:
Cassandra A. Kazukenus, Insurance Coverage
Daniel T. Hunter, Business Litigation
Marc A. Schulz, Personal Injury Defense: General
Patricia A. Fay, Estate Planning & Probate

While only 5% of eligible attorneys statewide make the final list, nearly two-thirds of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.’s attorneys made the list and comprised a significant percentage of the Top 10, Top 25 Women and Top 50 lists. This multi-phase selection process asks attorneys to review their peers across the state to determine which have attained the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. While we clearly think all of our lawyers are super and deserving of this recognition (as is our staff – we wish there were a publication to sing their praises as well!) we celebrate those recognized in this publication.

Firm Attorneys Named Legal Elite of WNY

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Hurwitz & Fine is proud to have five of its Members recognized as outstanding in the Business First and Buffalo Law Journal 2014 Legal Elite of Western New York. The list, generated from nominations by other lawyers, highlighted a limited number of Western New York lawyers total and significantly limited the number of lawyers per firm which could be included and is considered a singular honor in the legal community. Please join us in congratulating:

Ann E. Evanko
Robert P. Fine
Lawrence C. Franco
Dan D. Kohane
Harry F. Mooney