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McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are: Richard D. Cirincione (Trusts and Estates); Glen P. Doherty (Employment Law – Management); William S. Haase (Trusts and Estates); Michelle L. Haskin (Family Law); Richard A. Langer (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law); Christopher Massaroni (Commercial Litigation); Amy S. O’Connor (Elder Law, Trusts and Estates); Peter A. Pastore (Commercial Litigation); John J. Privitera (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental); Timothy B. Thornton (Trusts and Estates); and Bruce J. Wagner (Family Law).

The Best Lawyers in America list is the result of more than 6.7 million confidential peer-reviews. Rankings reflect ability, professionalism, and integrity; attorneys named to this list have earned the highest levels of respect among other leading lawyers within the same practice areas and among clients within their communities.

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McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. The attorneys receiving this recognition are:

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Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

McNamee Lochner, one of the Capital Region’s largest and most experienced law firms, has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® on its regional “Best Law Firms” list in 7 practice areas for the seventh year in a row.

“We are proud to once again be recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a top law firm in the state,” said Scott Barbour, managing partner of McNamee. “Our attorneys work diligently to provide comprehensive legal advice and expertise to clients at home and across the nation. This ranking is a testament to their commitment and dedication.”

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McNamee Lochner P.C.. is pleased to announce that 10 of its attorneys have been named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are:

Richard D. Cirincione, Estate Planning & Probate

Mr. Cirincione’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, and guardianship law, including appeals. He provides planning for high net worth individuals including the creation of charitable planning devices. He has experience forming and administering family entities and has prepared sales to defective grantor trusts. Mr. Cirincione handles all phases of the administration of estates and trusts, including the preparation of estate tax returns and fiduciary accountings.

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McNamee Lochner P.C.. is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are: Richard D. Cirincione (Trusts and Estates); Glen P. Doherty (Employment Law – Management); William S. Haase (Trusts and Estates); Michelle L. Haskin (Family Law); Richard A. Langer (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law); Christopher Massaroni (Commercial Litigation); Amy S. O’Connor (Elder Law, Trusts and Estates); Peter A. Pastore (Commercial Litigation); John J. Privitera (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental); Timothy B. Thornton (Trusts and Estates); and Bruce J. Wagner (Family Law).

The Best Lawyers in America list is the result of more than 6.7 million confidential peer-reviews. Rankings reflect ability, professionalism, and integrity; attorneys named to this list have earned the highest levels of respect among other leading lawyers within the same practice areas and among clients within their communities.

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McNamee Lochner P.C.. is pleased to announce that Jacob F. Lamme has been named as a shareholder in the Firm effective January 1, 2016.

Mr. Lamme’s practice spans a wide range of litigation areas, including contract, environmental and land use, labor and employment, personal injury, and trust/estate litigation. Mr. Lamme has experience representing clients in both state and federal courts, as well as in complex settlement negotiations.

Mr. Lamme is also experienced with real property tax assessment challenges and Article 78 proceedings in which he has successfully challenged determinations of various boards, municipalities and state agencies. Mr. Lamme is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York.

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The Law Firm of McNamee Lochner P.C.. is pleased to announce that Keri L. Vanderwarker has joined the firm as an associate, working in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Trusts, Estates and Elder Law practice areas.

Ms. Vanderwarker is a graduate of Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management (summa cum laude) 2008, and Albany Law School (summa cum laude) 2014, where she also served as Executive Editor for Lead Articles of the Albany Law Review. During law school, she served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn, District Judge, Northern District of New York.

Ms. Vanderwarker is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Capital District Women’s Bar Association.

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Nine McNamee Lochner P.C.., attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015.

The firm is pleased to announce that Christopher Massaroni was selected for inclusion in the practice area of Commercial Litigation, John J. Privitera for inclusion in the practice area of Litigation – Environmental, and that Amy S. O’Connor has been selected for inclusion in the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.

The nine McNamee Lochner listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 are:

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McNamee Lochner P.C.. announced today that ten of its attorneys have been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list as top attorneys for 2014.

The McNamee Lochner’s attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list are:

  • Glen P. Doherty — Employment and Labor
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McNamee Lochner P.C.. announced today that 8 of its attorneys have been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list as top attorneys for 2013. T

he McNamee Lochner’s attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2013 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list are:

  • Glen P. Doherty — Employment and Labor