Barclay Damon LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

Upstate New York
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What the team is known for Strong civil litigation practice with an impressive presence in the Buffalo market, advising on a range of commercial disputes for public and private companies. Covers a range of cases arising from tax, contracts, franchising and energy disputes. Also regularly called upon for its strengths in product liability cases and white-collar criminal defense. Ably represents corporations of all sizes, as well as individuals, before the courts and in alternative dispute resolution. Increasingly handles risk mitigation for large clients.

Strengths One client notes: "Their strengths are their responsiveness and communication, along with the favorable outcomes. I receive excellent service."

"I have always found them to be very experienced, knowledgeable and efficient, and they provide a great value for the services they provide," reports another client.

A source adds: "I feel like my company and I have received excellent representation and counsel. Their knowledge and ability to communicate effectively are important strengths. Their professionalism and ability to communicate with not only myself but the parties on the other side of the table is a real strength."

Work highlights Represented Healthcare of New York in an action involving claims by and against the HONY worker’s compensation trust, arising from the failure of a large self-insured trust.

Notable practitioners

Jon Devendorf 's "very practical" approach wins him favor among commentators, with clients applauding his ability to "provide advice and guidance leading to reasonable solutions." He advises both corporate clients and individuals on disputes concerning commercial contracts, securities and financial matters.