By Bennett Loudon, originally published in The Daily Record on 5/27/16.

Phillips Lytle does well in Chambers rankings

Phillips Lytle LLP received high marks in the latest Chambers USA rankings of law firms and lawyers.

In every state, Chambers USA ranks the leading law firms in bands, with Band 1 at the top, and in up to 45 different practice areas.

Phillips Lytle’s rankings include: Band 1 in corporate/mergers and acquisitions for upstate New York; Band 1 in litigation: general commercial for upstate New York; and Band 2 for environment for all of New York state.

This is the firm’s second year receiving these distinctions in corporate/mergers and acquisitions and litigation: general commercial, and the eighth consecutive year the firm has been recognized for its environment practice.

Thirteen Phillips Lytle attorneys were recognized for exemplary work in their fields:

  • Frederick G. Attea, upstate, corporate/mergers and acquisitions
  • Michael J. Berchou, upstate, litigation: general commercial
  • Edward Bloomberg, upstate, litigation: general commercial
  • Kevin J. English, upstate, litigation: general commercial
  • David P. Flynn, state, environment
  • Morgan G. Graham, state, environment
  • Kevin M. Hogan, state, environment
  • Kenneth A. Manning, upstate, litigation: general commercial
  • David J. Murray, upstate, corporate/mergers and acquisitions
  • Michael B. Powers, upstate, litigation: general commercial
  • Jeffrey B. Schwartz, upstate, corporate/ mergers and acquisitions
  • Adam S. Walters, upstate, environment
  • Preston L. Zarlock, upstate, litigation: general commercial