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The guide to leading attorneys in Rochester

Employing top-quality legal representation is essential in nearly all important business and personal matters. Best Lawyers in Rochester can help you ensure that you obtain the legal representation you need.   For a quarter century, Best Lawyers has helped lawyers ...

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Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year

APPELLATE PRACTICE David M. Lascell Harter Secrest & Emery LLP BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Robert F. Zogas Phillips Lytle LLP BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW John R. Weider Damon Morey LLP BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION David M. ...

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Methodology for Best Lawyers

This list is excerpted from the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the pre-eminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Published since 1983, Best Lawyers lists attorneys in 129 specialties, representing all 50 states, ...

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More about Best Lawyers and Woodward/White Inc.

     These lists are excerpted from The Best Lawyers in America(r) 2013, which includes listings for more than 50,000 lawyers in 129 specialties, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Best Lawyers in America(r) is published by ...

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Bursting the academic bubble

Community integration is a hallmark of Joel Seligman’s leadership at UR   Joel Seligman leads a top research university, one that plays an outsized role in bringing research dollars to the Rochester region. But he sees his responsibilities as extending ...

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The fall of an icon

Kodak’s descent into bankruptcy was the era’s top business story In 1982, Eastman Kodak Co.’s local employment peaked at 60,400. A city with that population today would rank as the 11th-largest in New York.   Kodak now has fewer than ...

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Marked by their misdeeds

Onetime highfliers, they were brought down by regulators and the law Few communities over a quarter century remain untouched by scandal and skulduggery. Less-than-upright actors represent a small minority of Rochester’s business community, but some of their misdeeds were too ...

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Pages of history

A quarter century’s defining news events, people and trends Outside my office stand two stacks of newspapers, which together rise roughly nine feet. These stacks contain every issue of the Rochester Business Journal that has appeared since we began weekly ...

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A well-aged wine empire

The Sands brothers have turned Constellation into a global powerhouse Canandaigua Industries Co. began as a small bulk-wine producer with eight employees. Today it’s Constellation Brands Inc., an international enterprise producing wine, beer and spirits with sales in 125 countries ...

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A new age of innovation

University research has become a leading economic force When Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. president Mark Peterson graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1983, Kodak was king.   The film giant was riding high, the beneficiary of decades of research ...

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A pragmatic idealist

Dennis Richardson has grown Hillside into a $140 million system Dennis Richardson likes to think of himself and his leadership team at Hillside Family of Agencies as idealistic pragmatists.   Over his 20-year tenure, Hillside has grown from a $30 ...

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In Eastman’s footsteps

Thomas Golisano mastered the transition from entrepreneur to CEO Paychex Inc. has more than $2 billion in annual revenue and, despite a hitch during the recession, has grown at a steady and predictable rate for nearly its entire 41 years. ...

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Energizing growth

RG&E has evolved while still delivering safe, reliable power Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s relationship with Iberdrola S.A. connects the local energy distributor to an international power company whose resources allow for greater investments in the local community, its leaders ...

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Savior in the city

Laurence Glazer’s love of challenge has helped revitalize decaying urban areas Developer Laurence Glazer did not exactly start out on a shoestring.   But the considerable real estate empire he oversees today as CEO and managing partner of Buckingham Properties ...

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RF Communications’ signal strength

Harris division met global need for advanced, secure communications RF Communications was a local company launched by three engineers and a local attorney in a Park Avenue basement in 1960.   Today, the business-part of Florida-based Harris Corp. since 1969-is ...

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