Two Attorneys at Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. Recognized in 2013 New York Super Lawyers Magazine

Oct 28, 2013

Albany, N.Y. (October 27, 2013) – Two attorneys at Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C., have been recognized in the 2013 New York Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters publication. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers.

For the fourth consecutive year, firm principals Claudia A. Ryan (Employment & Labor) and James T. Towne, Jr. (Business Litigation) have been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list as top attorneys in Upstate New York for 2013.

In addition, Principal Claudia A. Ryan was also named on the list of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in the 2013 New York Super Lawyers – Upstate magazine, a very proud designation for the largest certified WBE law firm in Upstate New York, and on the list of the Top 25 Hudson Valley Lawyers in the same edition. This is the third consecutive year Ms. Ryan has appeared on these lists.

Mr. Towne has appeared on the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list since 2007, and Ms. Ryan has appeared on the list since 2010.

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 rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

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