McNamee Lochner P.C.. announced today that Shareholders Mathew P. Barry, April M. Dalbec and Jeremy H. Speich have been listed as 2014 Upstate New York Rising Stars by Super Lawyers® magazine.
The Rising Star list is comprised of no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state, under age 40 or practicing law for 10 years or less, who have displayed excellence in their field of law. Mr. Barry was recognized in the Business Litigation practice area, Ms. Dalbec in Family Law, and Mr. Speich for Corporate & Business Law.
“Having three Super Lawyers Rising Stars recognized this year is testimony to the breadth of legal expertise the firm continues to develop,” said Peter A. Pastore, managing principal of the firm, “We congratulate Mathew, April and Jeremy for being on the 2014 Upstate New York Rising Star list.”
Mr. Barry is a member of McNamee Lochner’s litigation and commercial lending groups, with a focus on commercial litigation and real property disputes for businesses and individuals. He has been involved in numerous complex litigation cases including mass tort asbestos exposure claims, intellectual property disputes, and member/shareholder disputes. He is an experienced litigator in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels.
A member of the firm’s matrimonial, family law, personal injury, and criminal defense practice groups, Ms. Dalbec is an experienced civil and criminal litigator who litigates in both state and federal matters. She has extensive trial and litigation experience, including high profile criminal matters, and has handled successful civil matters resulting in multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements for her clients.
Mr. Speich is a member of the firm’s business and tax practice groups. He represents new, emerging and established businesses in connection with succession and tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale of businesses, commercial real estate, and the formation and operation of business entities and joint ventures. He also counsels various not-for-profit organizations and civic groups on issues of formation, operation and tax-exempt status.