FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2015

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE PARTNER ERIC KRAUS HAS BEEN NAMED TO THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2016 LIST 

The prestigious national list includes 59 attorneys from five Phillips Lytle offices

New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, is pleased to announce Eric M. Kraus, a partner in its New York City office, has been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2016 list.

Mr. Kraus was cited for his practice in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants.

Overall, 59 Phillips Lytle attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in this prestigious annual list. In addition to Mr. Kraus, 47 attorneys from Phillips Lytle’s Buffalo office were included in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 list, as well as nine from the firm’s Rochester office and one each from its Albany and Jamestown offices.

Phillips Lytle also earned “Top Listed” rankings in New York State in Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants on The Best Lawyers in America 2016 list.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote. More than 12 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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