Whiteman named to Tier 1

ALBANY — Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP has been named a Tier 1 firm in Albany by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the following practice areas: Corporate Law, Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Environmental Law, Litigation – Trusts & Estates, and Trusts & Estates Law.

Firms includedå in the 2020 edition are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 5 percent of private-practicing lawyers in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2020 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

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