Attorney Claudia A. Ryan Selected to 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Sep 15, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 15, 2017) – Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. is proud to announce that President Claudia A. Ryan has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the practice areas of Labor Law – Union and Litigation – Labor and Employment.  A practicing attorney for nearly 37 years, this marks Ms. Ryan’s second recognition by Best Lawyers®.

Ms. Ryan, one of the founding partners of Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. – the largest New York State certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) law firm in Upstate New York – devotes a large part of her practice to labor and employment law.  She is recognized across New York State and the region as a leader in the employment practices field and enjoys a long established reputation for success across a broad client base which includes several municipalities, school districts, automobile dealerships and other employers, large and small.

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