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Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Receives Top Ranking in Chambers USA 2011

PROVIDENCE, RI – Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP is pleased to announce Chambers Guides, an international publisher of guides to the world’s leading lawyers, has recognized nineteen partners of the Firm as leaders in their fields, including top rankings in corporate/commercial, litigation/general commercial, real estate and labor & employment.

Practices Recognized

Chambers USA recognized Hinckley, Allen & Snyder in six practice areas.

The Firm ranked in Band 1 for the following practices:

  • Labor & Employment, Rhode Island
  • Litigation/General Commercial, Rhode Island
  • Real Estate, Rhode Island

The following areas were also recognized as top rankings:

  • Corporate/Commercial, Rhode Island
  • Corporate/Commercial, New Hampshire
  • Litigation General Commercial, New Hampshire

Lawyers Recognized

Chambers USA gave top regional rankings to six Hinckley, Allen & Snyder partners, designating them as Band 1 in their respective practice areas:

New Hampshire

  • Michael J. Connolly, Litigation/General Commercial

Rhode Island

  • Gerald J. Petros – Litigation/General Commercial
  • William R. Grimm – Litigation/Intellectual Property
  • David J. Rubin – Real Estate
  • David J. Tracy – Real Estate
  • E. Jerome Batty – Real Estate

An additional thirteen Hinckley, Allen & Snyder partners were regionally ranked as top lawyers in their practice areas:


  • Lori R. Clark – Labor & Employment

New Hampshire

  • Mark S. McCue – Corporate/Commercial
  • Christopher H.M. Carter – Litigation/General Commercial
  • John H. Sokul – Real Estate

Rhode Island

  • Adam J. Gwaltney – Corporate/Commercial
  • Elizabeth M. Myers – Corporate/Commercial
  • Margaret D. Farrell – Corporate/Commercial
  • Stephen J. Carlotti – Corporate/Commercial
  • Malcolm Farmer III – Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance
  • Matthew T. Marcello – Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance
  • Michael F. Kraemer – Labor & Employment
  • Richard L.E. Jocelyn – Labor & Employment
  • Robert G. Flanders, Jr. – Litigation/General Commercial

Chambers USA’s annual rankings, with commentary, are based on client and peer references, as well as information gathered from firms and Chambers’ own independent database resources. Given both nationally and regionally, and in bands from one (highest) to six, the rankings are based on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities.

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP has provided a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice to clients throughout the Northeast for over a century. With offices in Concord, New Hampshire, Boston, Massachusetts, Providence, Rhode Island and Hartford, Connecticut, our team of over 130 lawyers provides legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge in such specialties as bankruptcy and insolvency, commercial and real estate finance, venture capital, intellectual property, state and federal taxation, securities law, health care law, construction law, corporate law, real estate law, government investigations and white collar defense, labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

For additional information contact:
Amy Bowen, Marketing Manager
(401) 274-2000