Albany, NY:  Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., an Intellectual Property law firm based in Albany and Rochester, New York, is pleased to announce seven Attorneys have been named as “Upstate New York 2016 Super Lawyers” by the publishers of Thomson Reuters.

Partners Susan E. Farley, Nicholas Mesiti, Brett M. Hutton and David P. Miranda were named to “New York Super Lawyers”.  Mr. Mesiti was named in the field of Intellectual Property Law, and Ms. Farley, Mr. Hutton and Mr. Miranda were named in the field of Intellectual Property Litigation.

Partners Erica M. Hines and Shanna K. Sanders with Associate Teige P. Sheehan, Ph.D. were listed as “Rising Stars”.  Ms. Hines and Mr. Sheehan were named in the field of Intellectual Property Law, and Ms. Sanders was named in the field of Intellectual Property Litigation.

“We are very proud the legal community chose to recognize us this year in the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers, and Rising Stars lists.  It is an honor to be nominated from such a diverse list of exceptional attorneys” said Nicholas Mesiti, the firm’s Managing Partner.

The New York Super Lawyers represents the top five percent of attorneys in the State of New York, as chosen by their peer nominations and evaluations which are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. “Super Lawyers” a Thomson Reuters Business, makes the selections through a process designed to identify lawyers who have obtained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process_detail.html.


About Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.:  Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. has been protecting their client’s intellectual property since 1970.  With offices in Albany and Rochester, it is the largest intellectual property law firm in upstate New York dedicated exclusively to representing clients in the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, both domestic and foreign, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.  The firm has gained national recognition in the area of Intellectual Property Law and was listed among the “Top Patent Firms” and “Top Trademark Firms” in Intellectual Property Law Today.