Underberg & Kessler Attorneys Named in 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars


Eight attorneys from the law firm of Underberg & Kessler LLP have been named 2019 Upstate New York “Super Lawyers”, and one has been a named 2019 Upstate New York “Rising Star”.


Mike Beyma, Jim Coniglio, Steve Gersz, Kate Karl, Paul Keneally, Tom Knab, Anna Lynch and Margaret Somerset were included in the 2019 “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.


Mike Beyma - Banking

Jim Coniglio – Government Finance

Steve Gersz – Business/Corporate

Kate Karl – Real Estate

Paul Keneally – Employment & Labor

Tom Knab – Business Litigation

Anna Lynch – Health Care

Margaret Somerset – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense


Leah Cintineo was included in the 2019 group of Upstate New York “Rising Stars” for Family Law.  This group represents the top 2.5% of lawyers who are under 40 years old or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.


The “Super Lawyers” list is produced annually, through a rigorous selection process of statewide nominations, peer review within the local legal community, and independent research of candidates.