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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars



   ALBANY, N.Y. (August 27, 2019) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys have received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2019: James B. Ayers, Terresa M. Bakner, Beth A. Bourassa, Heather D. Diddel, David R. Everett, Scott N. Fein, Philip H. Gitlen, Norma G. Meacham, William S. Nolan, Daniel A. Ruzow, Robert T. Schofield and Michael Whiteman.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Recognition on the Super Lawyers list is limited to no more than 5% of the attorneys in New York state.

The Firm is also pleased to announce that partners Robert S. Rosborough and Robert A. Stout, Jr., of counsel Brian Wang, and associates Myles B. Fischer and Charles J. Gottlieb were named to the Upstate New York Rising Stars.  Only 2.5% of attorneys nominated receive this recognition.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, the Capital Region’s largest law firm with over 75 attorneys, has developed a reputation for innovative solutions and professional leadership. For over 40 years, the Firm has served the public and private sectors with a broad range of practice areas and industry expertise including business, commercial, education, energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate development, federal and state taxation, cybersecurity and data privacy, estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation.

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