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2014 BEST LAW FIRMS | US News | Best Lawyers

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are yearly rankings of law firms by practice area and geographical location. Hacker Murphy, LLP has been included in the first-tier rankings for Albany in 2011-2014 for personal injury, commercial litigation and litigation - eminent domain & condemnation. (Hacker Murphy on US News Best Law Firms)

Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated

Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated - Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviews "reflect a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating." (Hacker Murphy on Directory)

"AV Preeminent" is a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers -Best Lawyers® compiles and publishes "lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers." (Hacker Murphy on Directory)

The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers -The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers "includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field." (Source: Martindale.com)

Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers - Super Lawyers selections are made using a "rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations are evaluations are combined with 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." (Hacker Murphy on Directory)

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys - Best's Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys contains over 3,000 client-recommended attorneys who handle insurance issues. (Hacker Murphy on Directory)

Best Recommended Insurance Attorneys 2014

Best Recommended Insurance Attorneys - 2014. (Hacker Murphy on Directory)


American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, has selected selected Hacker Murphy, LLP as a ‘2014 Top Rated Lawyer in ‘Mass Torts Law’. American Lawyer Media, a leading provider of news and information to the legal industry has teamed with Martindale-Hubbell™ to highlight “Top Rated Lawyers of “Mass Torts Law” in the July issue of The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazine.

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  • James E. Hacker

    Jim has a reputation second to none in personal injury law. His record of verdicts and settlements is very impressive.

  • David R. Murphy

    David heads our commercial real estate and property tax law division. He has written extensively in the area of tax certiorari & more.

  • John F. Harwick

    Our business collection efforts are led by partner John Harwick. He has practiced in commercial litigation for more than 15 years. has extensive experience regarding real property executions, sheriff's sales and other collection-related topics.

  • Patrick L. Seely Jr.

    Patrick handles Property Tax Litigation and eminent domain and condemnation proceedings for land owners and municipal authorities alike.

  • Cathy L. Drobny

    Cathy works in Property Tax Litigation before Administration Boards of Assessment Review and the New York State Courts.

Location Albany, NY

Hacker Murphy, LLP
7 Airport Park Boulevard
Latham NY 12110

Phone: 518-213-3710
Toll Free: 866-919-9031
Fax: 518-783-8101
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Hacker Murphy, LLP
99 Pine Street, Suite 108
Albany NY 12207

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