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Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP

Litigation: General Commercial

5 ranked lawyersBand 2New York: UpstateUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed civil litigation boutique based in Rochester. Represents a range of institutional and corporate clients in commercial claims, with experience handling patent infringement cases, ERISA litigation and contract disputes. Offers recognized sector-specific experience pertaining to healthcare, financial services, retail and education.

Strengths

Clients say: "The firm is made up of lawyers who are not only excellent litigators, but who are also very practical and value-conscious."

Sources say: "They are very prompt, practical and very good at what they do."

Work highlights

Acted for Logical Operations in a multimillion-dollar case centered around a reseller and distribution agreement that was allegedly breached by the counterparty.

Notable practitioners

Eric Ward is well renowned for his record of success at trial. He has experience of handling a broad array of commercial cases including breach of contract and intellectual property claims.
"He is focused and time-efficient."

Harold Kurland is highly regarded for his commercial litigation practice. He also has strong skills in arbitrations and mediations.
"I am impressed with him."

Jeffrey Harradine is considered a rising star in the disputes space. His clients include significant regional, national and international corporations.
"He is very practical and we think very highly of him." "He is strategic and really knows the nuances of the law."

Thomas D'Antonio counts a number of healthcare and educational institutions among his impressive client base. He offers expertise across a range of commercial disputes.
"He is very good in communicating and very practical in helping develop resolutions."

Thomas Reidy maintains a solid reputation for his commercial litigation practice. He has a particular focus on advising energy and utility companies on contentious matters.
"He is very direct, efficient and candid. His vast experience is helpful."

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Overview

Trusted Strategists.
Skilled Litigators.

Ward Greenberg offers a client-driven, proactive approach to civil litigation and business counseling. From offices in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, we achieve practical solutions in sophisticated matters for businesses, institutions, and professionals across jurisdictions.

Experienced and prepared, our attorneys confidently manage high-stakes cases, regularly facing off against the largest firms. 

We assess cases early and accurately so clients are never caught off guard. We can see around corners, evaluating all of our clients’ options, including the potential for prompt alternatives to litigation. We collaborate with clients on strategies – whether litigation, arbitration, or settlement – that best serve their objectives.

At Ward Greenberg, we represent clients in a broad range of civil litigation, administrative, regulatory, and white-collar criminal matters. We collaborate to share our knowledge in well-coordinated teams to serve clients in the following areas of practice:

  • Administrative & Regulatory Proceedings​
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Litigation & Counseling
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Employee Benefits / ERISA
  • Gas & Electric Utilities
  • Government & Internal Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance Recovery & Counseling
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Mass Tort / Toxic Tort
  • Medical Device & Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Tax Assessment & Eminent Domain

Clients

Alstrom Transportation

Bridgestone Americas

Canisius College

Catholic Health System of Long Island

Cornell University

EagleView Technology

Eastman Kodak Company

GE Power

New York State Electric & Gas Corporation

Sarah Lawrence College

Syracuse University

The Gleason Corporation

Thompson Health System

United Conveyor Corporation

United Hebrew Geriatric Center

UR Medicine

Wegmans Food Markets

Weill Cornell Medicine

Xerox Corporation

Industries

Business & Corporate

Construction

Educational Institutions

Gas & Utility Companies

Hospitals & Medical Facilities

Manufacturers

Litigation: General Commercial Department

Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP

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Department location

1800 Bausch & Lomb Place

Rochester

New York

USA

NY 14604

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New York: Upstate

Litigation: General Commercial


Eric J. Ward
Band 2
Harold A. Kurland
Band 2
Jeffrey Harradine
Up and Coming
Thomas D'Antonio
Band 3
Thomas Reidy
Band 3