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Tully Rinckey Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

August 26, 2020

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Tully Rinckey Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® List

August 24, 2020 – Albany, N.Y. –

Tully Rinckey PLLC is very pleased to announce that attorneys from the firm’s Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, Binghamton, NY and Washington, DC offices have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, one of the firm’s attorneys has been named “Lawyer of the Year”.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.


Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.


Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.


The Tully Rinckey attorneys named to the 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list:


Albany, NY:               Jennifer J. Corcoran – Elder Law   Robert J. Rock – Bankruptcy Law

Rochester, NY:          Eugene Welch – Municipal Law

Binghamton, NY:      Kevin H. Yeager – Litigation – Real Estate

Washington, DC:      Donna Williams Rucker – Employment Law – Individuals

In addition, Jennifer J. Corcoran was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice of Elder Law in Albany based on her extremely high overall feedback within a specific practice area and metropolitan region.

Jennifer J. Corcoran is a partner in Tully Rinckey’s Albany office, where she focuses her practice on family and matrimonial law, elder law, estate planning and real estate law. She has also handled bankruptcy, business law and private sector employment law matters.  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 is a partner in Tully Rinckey’s Albany office, and focuses on international and cross-border issues, working in tandem with Solicitors in the firm’s Dublin, Ireland office, where he also is a Partner. 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.

Eugene Welch is a partner in Tully Rinckey’s Rochester office, and is the 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.  His practice encompasses federal and state litigation and governmental issues.

Donna Williams Rucker is managing partner of Tully Rinckey’s Washington, DC office, where she represents federal employees who require assistance with discrimination, harassment, disability retirement, retaliation, disciplinary and adverse action matters, among a range of others. She also represents state and private sector employees regarding an array of similar issues.

Kevin J. Yeager is a partner in Tully Rinckey’s Binghamton office, where he focuses his practice on real estate law and trust and estate law. He represents buyers, sellers and lenders in real estate transactions, and he appears before courts for out-of-area landlords in landlord-tenant disputes. Additionally, he works with clients on matters involving wills and estates.

For more information, or to speak with any of our attorneys, please contact Michael Murray at (518) 640-1249 or via email at


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