Earn U.S. News Tier 1 Ranking for “Best Law Firms” and “Best Lawyers” for 2017
Founded in 1898, the E. Stewart Jones Firm is one of the most experienced and trusted law firms in New York State and specializes in personal injury, criminal defense, commercial litigation, and property tax disputes. E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP was recognized as a Tier 1 Firm in the “Best Law Firms” directory by U.S. News & World Report in the following practice areas:
- Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiff
- Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiff
- Criminal Defense: General Practice
- DUI/DWI Defense
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Commercial Litigation
- Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiff
Six of the 17 attorneys at the firm were also included in the Best Lawyers in America list for 2017. James E. Hacker, John F. Harwick, E. Stewart Jones, Jr., Ryan M. Finn, Meghan R. Keenholts, and Michael W. Kessler were of the six attorneys at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP that were recognized by Best Lawyers for their outstanding performance in their fields.
Of these, Hacker and Keenholts were also awarded with the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year award by Best Lawyers®.”
“It is a tremendous honor to have been nominated and selected for these awards,” Hacker said.
Nominations and selections for the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awards are based on peer-reviews and attorney performance within their practice area.
About “Best Law Firms”
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