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Fifty-Six Phillips Lytle Attorneys Named to the 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists

August 23, 2023

Thirty-three attorneys included on Super Lawyers® list and 23 named Rising Stars

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP is honored to announce 56 of its attorneys have been named to the 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. The Phillips Lytle Super Lawyers selectees include 30 attorneys from the firm’s Buffalo office, two attorneys from its Rochester office and one attorney from the firm’s Chautauqua office. Additionally, Partner Kenneth A. Manning was included on the Top 50: 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

Nineteen Phillips Lytle attorneys from the firm’s Buffalo office and four from the firm’s Rochester office were cited as 2023 Upstate New York Rising Stars. The 56 attorneys cover 21 practice areas.

Attorneys from Phillips Lytle’s Buffalo office named to the Super Lawyers list include:

Buffalo-based attorneys named to the Rising Stars list include:

Attorneys from Phillips Lytle’s Rochester office named to the Super Lawyers list include:

Rochester-based attorneys named to the Rising Stars list include:

Also included on the list is Jamestown-based attorney Gregory L. Peterson (Real Estate).

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor, while only 2.5% are selected to the Rising Stars list.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Chicago, IL, Washington, D.C. and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit


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