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Four Tully Rinckey PLLC Attorneys Named to 26th Edition of Best Lawyers in America

October 1, 2019 – Albany, N.Y. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to congratulate four firm attorneys who have been named to the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2020.

The 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States, based on more than 7.8 million evaluations and recognizing more than 60,000 attorneys in 145 practice areas. Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys recognized in the 2020 edition include:

  • Partner Jennifer J. Corcoran of Albany;
  • Partner Robert J. Rock of Albany;
  • Partner Donna Williams Rucker of Washington, D.C.; and
  • Partner Eugene Welch of Rochester.

Jennifer J. Corcoran, recognized for Elder Law, is a Partner and Consult Attorney in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Albany office, where she performs initial consultations for a range of legal matters, including those relating to trusts and estates/elder law, family and matrimonial law and real estate law. Jennifer pulls from more than 20 years of legal experience to assess potential and existing clients’ unique situations, providing them with guidance on how to move forward.

Robert J. Rock, recognized for Litigation–Bankruptcy, is a Partner in the Albany office of Tully Rinckey PLLC and focuses on international and cross-border issues. He has more than 35 years of experience in dealing with complex financial, corporate and commercial issues and is the immediate past Managing Partner of the firm’s Albany and New York City offices.

Donna Williams Rucker, recognized for Employment Law–Individuals, is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Washington, D.C. office, where she represents federal and private sector employees who require assistance with discrimination, harassment, disability retirement, retaliation, disciplinary and adverse action matters. Rucker continues to grow the firm’s extensive litigation and trial practice before the federal courts, District of Columbia Court, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board and the Office of Human Rights in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Eugene Welch, recognized for Municipal Law, is a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Rochester office, is head of Tully Rinckey’s New York State Civil Litigation Practice Group, where he applies his extensive knowledge from years of defense of civil litigation. In the U.S. Attorney’s office, Mr. Welch defended Federal Tort Claims against federal agencies, and in the New York State Attorney General’s office for 15 years, he defended negligence claims brought against the state. In private practice for 25 years, Welch has defended negligence claims brought against towns and municipalities.

Tully Rinckey PLLC congratulates Jennifer J. Corcoran, Robert J. Rock, Donna Williams Rucker and Eugene Welch on their inclusion in the 26th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2020.

To arrange an opportunity to speak with Jennifer J. Corcoran, Robert J. Rock, Donna Williams Rucker or Eugene Welch, please contact Cassandra Moffitt at (585) 492-1406 or via email at

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