FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 02, 2016

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

TWELVE PHILLIPS LYTLE ATTORNEYS INCLUDED IN 2015 NYSBA EMPIRE STATE COUNSEL PROGRAM

Buffalo, N.Y. – Twelve Phillips Lytle LLP attorneys were named to the 2015 NYSBA Empire State Counsel Program for their pro bono work.

Launched in 2006, the Empire State Counsel Program recognizes NYSBA members who, during the calendar year, performed 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services either through direct legal representation of a low-income/vulnerable individual, or donating free legal services to an organization whose services are designed primarily to address the legal and other basic needs of persons of limited financial means, or providing free legal services to an organization dedicated to increasing the availability of legal services to vulnerable and/or low-income populations.

The Phillips Lytle LLP attorneys included are:

  • Peter D. Cantone, Associate, Buffalo
  • Spencer L. Durland, Associate, Buffalo
  • Myriah V. Jaworski, Associate, Buffalo
  • Ryan A. Lema, Associate, Buffalo
  • Daniel R. Maguire, Associate, Buffalo
  • Deena K. Mueller, Associate, Buffalo
  • Gregory L. Peterson, Partner, Jamestown
  • Patrick A. Sheldon, Associate, Buffalo
  • William J. Simon, Associate, Buffalo
  • Lisa L. Smith, Partner, Buffalo
  • Richard T. Tucker, Associate, Rochester
  • Robert F. Zogas, Partner, Rochester

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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