15th Aug 2018
Kemp Klein celebrates 12 attorneys for their inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Kemp Klein would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America list:
William B. Acker – Real Estate Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
C. Leslie Banas – Real Estate Law, Corporate Law
Joseph P. Buttiglieri – Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Ralph A. Castelli, Jr. – Real Estate Law, Corporate Law
Mark R. Filipp – Litigation – Labor and Employment
Brian R. Jenney – Elder Law
Alan A. May – Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Norman D. Orr – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Thomas C. Rauch – Real Estate Law
Amy A. Stawski – Family Law
Thomas V. Trainer – Trusts and Estates, Elder Law
Michael D. Umphrey – Trusts and Estates, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
In addition, three attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice areas in the Troy area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.
These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.