Albany Law School graduates made up 20 percent of the Top 25 Women Super Lawyers for Upstate New York in the recently released 2012 listing. Only five percent of the lawyers from any state or region are included each year after a rigorous multiphase selection process that considers both peer recognition and professional achievement.
The Super Lawyers from Albany Law School are:
Dianne C. Bresee '79, O’Connor O’Connor Bresee & First
Elena DeFlo Kean '93, Towne Ryan & Partners
Kathryn Grant Madigan '78, Levene Gouldin & Thompson
Claudia A. Ryan '79, Towne Ryan & Partners
Sharon P. Stiller '75, Abrams Fensterman Elsman Formato Ferrara & Elniger
The rating process for Super Lawyers includes peer nominations and evaluations, as well as third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
A complete list of the 418 Super Lawyers from Albany Law School is available online.