FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2015

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE PRACTICES AND ITS ATTORNEYS RECEIVE HIGHEST DISTINCTION FROM CHAMBERS USA

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm recognized nationally for legal excellence, received high marks in the latest Chambers USA rankings, released this week. The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers USA covers all the states in the USA. In every state, Chambers USA ranks the leading law firms in bands, with Band 1 being the highest distinction, and in up to 45 different practice areas. Phillips Lytle LLP ranked in Band 1 in Corporate/M&A – Upstate New York, Band 1 in Litigation: General Commercial – Upstate New York, and Band 2 for Environment – New York State.

According to Chambers USA, Phillips Lytle LLP M&A group has “highly regarded expertise in a range of M&A transactions, as well as high-level joint ventures. Represents organizations from a variety of industries and benefits from a roster of loyal institutional clients.”

Chambers USA said the Phillips Lytle LLP Litigation: General Commercial team is known for “offering a breadth of expertise in commercial disputes. Impressive client roster includes blue-chip clients in a variety of industries. Particular experience in contract litigation and advises on a significant amount of employment disputes.”

The Phillips Lytle LLP Environment team “is known for handling a broad array of work, including brownfield redevelopment schemes, land use issues and infrastructure projects. The team regularly advises clients in the manufacturing, industrial and technology sectors.”

Eleven Phillips Lytle LLP attorneys were ranked by Chambers USA for exemplary work in their fields:

  • Frederick G. Attea, Upstate New York – Corporate/M&A – Band 1
  • Michael J. Berchou, Upstate New York – Litigation: General Commercial – Band 2
  • Kevin J. English, Upstate New York – Litigation: General Commercial – Band 2
  • David P. Flynn, New York State – Environment – Band 3
  • Morgan G. Graham, New York State – Environment – Band 3
  • Robert Michael Greene, New York State – Healthcare – Band 4
  • Kevin M. Hogan, New York State – Environment – Band 3
  • David J. Murray, Upstate New York – Corporate/M&A – Band 1
  • Michael B. Powers, Upstate New York – Litigation: General Commercial – Band 2
  • Jeffrey B. Schwartz, Upstate New York – Corporate/M&A – Band 1
  • Preston L. Zarlock, Upstate New York – Litigation: General Commercial – Band 2

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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