Eleven attorneys from Underberg & Kessler LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America®, and two attorneys were named Rochester “Lawyer of the Year” in their area of practice.
Jim Coniglio, Pat Cusato, Steve Gersz, Ron Hull, Kate Karl, Paul Keneally, Robert Koegel, Anna Lynch, Paul Nunes, Margaret Somerset and George Van Nest are included in the 2015 edition under the following specialties:
Jim Coniglio – Municipal Law
Pat Cusato – Real Estate Law
Steve Gersz – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law
Ron Hull – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
Kate Karl – Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law
Paul Keneally – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor & Employment
Robert Koegel – Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
Anna Lynch – Corporate Law, Elder Law, Health Care Law
Paul Nunes – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs
Margaret Somerset – Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants
George Van Nest – Environmental Law
Additionally, Ron Hull (Environmental Law) and Robert Koegel (Litigation – Land Use and Zoning) were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective specialties. Only one area lawyer in each specialty receives this honor.
Best Lawyers® conducted its annual peer-review survey in which 52,000 attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed, and are included solely based on the results of the peer review.