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Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2012

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 seventeen 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 in Rhode Island for the following practices:

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation/General Commercial
  • Real Estate

Lawyers Recognized

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

New Hampshire

  • Michael J. Connolly, Litigation/General Commercial
  • Richard Y. Uchida, Real Estate/Land Use

Rhode Island

  • Gerald J. Petros, Litigation/General Commercial
  • David J. Rubin, Real Estate
  • David J. Tracy, Real Estate

An additional twelve 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
  • Robert G. Flanders, Jr., Litigation/General Commercial
  • E. Jerome Batty, Real Estate

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.