Super Lawyers Names Seven Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. Attorneys in 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars® Listings

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August 15, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 14, 2017) – Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. is pleased to announce that seven of the Firm’s attorney have been selected to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers® or Rising Stars® lists.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service which honors lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the Super Lawyers list, while no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the Rising Stars list.
Principals Claudia A. Ryan (Employment & Labor), Susan F. Bartkowski (Business Litigation) and James T. Towne, Jr. (Business Litigation) and Of Counsel Attorneys John W. Liguori (Civil Litigation) and Michael Rhodes-Devey (Gaming) were selected to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list and Associates Caitlin A. Goetz (Personal Injury) and John A. Musacchio (Civil Litigation) were selected to the 2017 Upstate New York Rising Stars list.
The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit
About Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C.
Established in 2009, Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C. is the largest New York State certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) law firm in Upstate New York.  A full-service law firm with offices conveniently located in Albany, Saratoga Springs, Poughkeepsie, Cobleskill, Burnt Hills and Bennington, Vt., the firm’s practice areas cover both transactional and litigation work across a broad range of legal fields including municipal law, corporate and commercial law, construction law insurance defense, real estate, employer defense, and many related fields.  For more information, visit or call (518) 452-1800.
Amanda Ettinger, Director of Marketing
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