HSE has the most recognized attorneys among all Upstate New York law firms

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, was once again widely recognized by Chambers & Partners, the worldwide leader in law firm and attorney rankings, in the Chambers USA 2022 America’s Leading Lawyers in Business. Among Upstate New York law firms, the firm has the most recognized attorneys overall, and the most recognized attorneys in both the Corporate and Litigation practice areas. In total, a market-leading 32 attorneys from Harter Secrest & Emery were recognized as leaders in their field.

Highlights of the firm’s recognition includes:

  • Managing Partner Craig S. Wittlin, a Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer, continues to be the only attorney in Upstate New York in any practice area to be recognized as an Eminent Practitioner.
  • Partner and Chair of the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations practice group, Brian M. Feldman, is the only attorney in New York State outside of New York City to be recognized in Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations.
  • The firm’s Immigration practice is the only practice based in Western New York to receive statewide recognition in the Immigration practice.

The firm also earned high rankings in the Upstate New York market for its Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate practices.

Chambers USA rankings are the result of extensive research and interviews with in-house counsel and corporate executives.

The Harter Secrest & Emery attorneys featured in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA are:

USA Guide: New York


Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Margaret A. Catillaz (Senior Statespeople)

Brian M. Feldman

Susanne C.  Heubel


Frank A. Novak


Glenn R. Schieck


USA Guide: Upstate New York



Thomas R. Anderson

Peter H. Abdella

Phillip A. Delmont

Jerauld E. Brydges

Matthew A. Eldred

Megan K. Dorritie

Mario C. Fallone

F. Paul Greene

William A. Hoy IV

John G. Horn

Alexander R. McClean

Sheldon K. Smith

Christine M. O’Connor

Erika N.D. Stanat

Craig S. Wittlin (Eminent Practitioners)

Jeffrey A. Wadsworth



Real Estate

Leslie M. Connolly

John A. Anderson

Paul D. Sylvestri

Sarah A. Pellerin

Thomas M. Tuori

Kelly A. Pronti


Patrick J. Quigley

Labor & Employment


Jeffrey J. Calabrese


David M. Kresock


Benjamin E. Mudrick


Robert C. Weissflach


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