NEW APPOINTMENTS POSITION FIRM FOR GROWTH
TROY – The E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm is proud to announce the promotion of three attorneys to the position of partner. Ryan M. Finn, Thomas J. Higgs and James C. Knox each boast successful careers spanning diverse areas of litigation. “This is an important piece of our continued growth at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy,” said James E. Hacker, Managing Partner. “Ryan, Thomas and James have been integral to our success, and these new roles illustrate just how valuable they are to our firm.”
Having developed a reputation as one of the more creative and effective attorneys in Upstate New York, Ryan Finn delivers the highest level of personal service to his clients. Mr. Finn has been honored as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under the age of 40 in New York State. Mr. Finn has also been consistently honored as a Super Lawyer in the fields of Labor and Employment; Business Litigation; and Personal Injury. Mr. Finn is a graduate of Albany Law School, where he was the Salutatorian of his class, and Siena College.
Thomas J. Higgs is a civil litigator with extensive experience in complex business litigation who has achieved successful results for his clients in both Federal and State Courts. Mr. Higgs also focuses on personal injury litigation and appellate work having argued before the Appellate Division, Third and Second Departments, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. In 2015, Mr. Higgs was selected by his peers as an Upstate New YorkSuper Lawyer. Mr. Higgs is a graduate of Albany Law School, where he was a member of Law Review and served as the research assistant to the late David D. Siegel, and Colgate University.
An accomplished litigator, James C. Knox has earned a reputation of excellence. Although his practice is focused on personal injury litigation and criminal defense, Mr. Knox has an active appellate practice, having argued before the Appellate Division, Third Department, the New York State Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Knox has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year since 2013, an honor bestowed upon just 2.5% of attorneys in New York State. A graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, Mr. Knox achieves top results for his clients in State and Federal Courts and is well known for the personal dedication he invests in each client and every case.
The appointment of these three new partners ushers in the next chapter for the prestigious E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law firm. The firm continues to be committed to growing and continuing to serve its clients across New York State.
About E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy: The January 2015 merger of the E. Stewart Jones and Hacker Murphy law firms created an entity with a combined 134-year track record of success in the Upstate New York legal community. With offices in Albany, Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs, the firm’s 15 attorneys offer unparalleled legal counsel in the areas of commercial litigation, property tax dispute, criminal defense and personal injury law. For more information, visit www.joneshacker.com.