8-20-20 Thirty-three Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP Attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America 2021 List

Posted on August 20, 2020

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that Thirty-Three Lawyers from Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021, including 4 who were named to the Lawyers of the Year list and 5 to the Ones to Watch List.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Below is the list of lawyers who are listed in the 2021 edition and the areas of practice for which they were selected.

Lawyers of the Year – Metropolitan Area

Kelley Ross Brown

Banking and Finance Law

Rochester-NY

Warren B. Rosenbaum

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Rochester-NY

William F. Savino

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Buffalo

William G. Bauer

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Rochester-NY

Best Lawyers 2021

Anthony L. Eugeni

Corporate Law

Bruce D. Reinoso

Elder Law

William F. Savino

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Litigation - Construction

William G. Bauer

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Kelley Ross Brown

Banking and Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Betsy D. Brugg

Land Use and Zoning Law

Philip L. Burke

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Anthony Cotroneo

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Louis M. D'Amato

Real Estate Law

Gordon S. Dickens

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Gordon E. Forth

Corporate Law

R. Thompson Gilman

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Trusts and Estates

Jerry A. Goldman

Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Gregory W. Gribben

Corporate Law

Paul S. Groschadl

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Robert D. Hooks

Litigation - Construction

Robert W. Kessler

Trusts and Estates

John F. Liebschutz

Corporate Law

Trusts and Estates

James P. McElheny

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Mitchell S. Nusbaum

Real Estate Law

Donald W. O'Brien, Jr.

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

F. Michael Ostrander

Commercial Litigation

Anthony R. Palermo

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Litigation - Real Estate

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Litigation - Securities

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

James P. Pronti

Real Estate Law

René H. Reixach, Jr.

Elder Law

Health Care Law

Warren B. Rosenbaum

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Litigation - Real Estate

W. Stephen Tierney

Real Estate Law

Kristopher J. Vurraro

Real Estate Law

Ones to Watch 2021

Michael T. Jablonski

Real Estate Law

Erin Elmouji

Commercial Litigation

Mark P. Lawrence

Real Estate Law

Nicholas S. Proukou

Trusts and Estates

Jennifer M. Schauerman

Litigation - Construction

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants