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10.08.2018

Serena Compitello has joined Underberg & Kessler LLP as an associate in our Rochester, New York office.

Serena will focus her practice in business and corporate transactions, commercial lending and municipal law.  She earned her B.A. from St. Bonaventure University, and her J.D. from Albany Law School.

10.02.2018

A jury awarded Underberg & Kessler client, Pamela S. Small, $7 million against the State of New York, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, and three individual defendants for psychological and financial damages resulting from a co-worker’s harassment and misconduct while Ms. Small was employed as a teacher at the Attica Correctional Facility.

09.28.2018

Patrick L. Cusato is a recipient of The Daily Record’s 2018 Leaders in Law Award.

This award honors attorneys who have shown dedication to the legal professional and selfless, tireless commitment to the community.

09.27.2018

Thomas F. Knab has been named a Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal 2018 Legal Elite.

The Legal Elite list includes nearly 140 of the Buffalo region’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers.

08.15.2018

We are proud to announce that 13 of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019, and one attorney was named Rochester “Lawyer of the Year” in their area of practice.

Mike Beyma, Jim Coniglio, Pat Cusato, Steve Gersz, Lew Heisman, Ron Hull, Kate Karl, Paul Keneally, Anna Lynch, Paul Nunes, Ed Russell, Margaret Somerset and George Van Nest are included in the 2019 edition under the following specialties:

08.13.2018

Ten attorneys of our attorneys have been named 2018 Upstate New York “Super Lawyers”, and one has been named a 2018 Upstate New York “Rising Star”.

Jim Coniglio, Steve Gersz, Lewis Heisman, Ron Hull, Kate Karl, Paul Keneally, Tom Knab, Anna Lynch, Paul Nunes and Margaret Somerset were included in the 2018 “Super Lawyers” group under the following areas of law.  This group represents the top 5% of attorneys in Upstate New York, and is awarded to those attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

02.01.2018

Timothy P. Johnson has joined Underberg & Kessler as an of counsel attorney in our Buffalo, New York office.

Tim will focus his practice in commercial lending and commercial loan workouts.  He earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law.

01.03.2018

Leah Tarantino Cintineo and David M. Tang have been elected partners in the law firm of Underberg & Kessler LLP, effective January 1, 2018.          

01.02.2018

Justin P. Alexander has joined Underberg & Kessler as an associate in our Rochester, New York office.

Justin will focus his practice in commercial real estate.  He earned his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

12.11.2017

Kristin Corsi has joined Underberg & Kessler LLP as an associate in our Rochester, New York office.

Kristin will focus her practice in the areas of residential and commercial real estate.  She earned her B.A. from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and her J.D. from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

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