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Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is very pleased to announce that attorneys from the firm’s Albany, NY, Rochester, NY, and Washington, DC offices have been included in the 2022 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.
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The Tully Rinckey attorneys named to the 2022 The Best Lawyers in America list:
Albany, NY: Jennifer J. Corcoran – Elder Law
Rochester, NY: Eugene Welch – Municipal Law
Washington, DC: Donna Williams Rucker – Employment Law – Individuals
In addition, Eugene Welch was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice of Municipal Law in Rochester based on his extremely high overall feedback within a specific practice area and Western New York region.
Jennifer J. Corcoran is a Partner and Consult Attorney at Tully Rinckey PLLC, where she focuses on a wide range of legal matters, including those relating to trusts and estates, family and matrimonial law and real estate law. She pulls from close to 25 years of legal experience to assess potential and existing clients’ unique situations and provide guidance on how to move forward.
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.