Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
About Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
As one of the largest law firms in Western New York, with highly sophisticated and specialized practice areas, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP (HSE) provides a full range of legal expertise through collaboration among 43 practice areas and over 125 lawyers. Founded in 1894, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Corning, Rochester, and New York City, we are proud to represent a wide range of clients from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, municipalities to human services organizations, universities, retail merchants, not-for-profits and more, from sole proprietorships to companies with over 50,000 employees.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental and land use, health care, higher education, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and trusts and estates law, among other practice areas.
HSE enjoys an impeccable reputation among clients and colleagues as evidenced by the numerous awards and recognitions received by the firm including 36 U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2021 “Best Law Firms” top tier metropolitan practice group rankings—– more Western New York rankings than any other law firm, rankings in Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A, Environment, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Immigration, and Real Estate law, and 49 attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2021.