FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2016
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP’S ALBANY OFFICE LEADER RICHARD E. HONEN NAMED TO THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2017 LIST
The prestigious national list includes 57 attorneys from five Phillips Lytle offices
Albany, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner and Albany Office Leader Richard E. Honen office has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 list.
Mr. Honen was cited for his practice in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law.
Overall, 56 Phillips Lytle attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in this prestigious annual list. In addition to Mr. Honen, 45 attorneys from Phillips Lytle’s Buffalo office were included in The Best Lawyers in America©2017 list, as well as nine from the firm’s Rochester office and one each from its Jamestown and New York City offices.
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 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 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.”