WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA HAS 20 ATTORNEYS NAMED TO BEST LAWYERS® LISTS FOR 2024
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna is proud to have 20 lawyers recognized in the 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America and one partner awarded the Best Lawyer® 2024 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Albany. Only one lawyer in a specific practice area and geographic region is honored with a "Lawyer of the Year" designation.
Best Lawyers® has been regarded by lawyers and the public for more than 40 years as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America is based on comprehensive peer-review surveys, which this year was comprised of more than 16.1 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. This year alone, almost 58,000 voters responded to the surveys. Best Lawyers® publishes top legal talent in more than 74 countries around the world.
Philip S. Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers®, said, “Our purely peer review methodology is at the core of our company’s credo, as we truly believe the best lawyers know who the best lawyers are.”
Lucy Kats, was named Best Lawyers® Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of Year” in Albany. Kats is a partner in WOH’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. She prepares estate plans for individuals and couples, which includes drafting wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, prenuptial agreements, retirement plan beneficiary designations, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and living wills. In addition to her estate planning work, Kats supervises all aspects of estate and trust administration and has experience in trust and estate litigation.
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys recognized for 2024:
Best Lawyers® 2024 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in Albany
Best Lawyers in America®
James B. Ayers
Scott A. Barbour
Beth A. Bourassa
Richard D. Cirincione
April M. Dalbec
Michelle L. Haskin
Norma G. Meacham
Amy S. O’Connor
John J. Privitera
Kevin P. Quinn
Robert S. Reynolds
Daniel A. Ruzow
Robert T. Schofield
Michael G. Sterthous
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, the Capital Region’s largest law firm with over 100 attorneys, has developed a reputation for innovative solutions and professional leadership. For almost 50 years, the Firm has served the public and private sectors with a broad range of practice areas and industry experience including business, commercial, education, energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, matrimonial and family law, real estate development, federal and state taxation, cybersecurity and data privacy, estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation.