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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm Named to Best Lawyers 2016

Four E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Attorneys Combine for 15 Legal Excellence Awards in 2016

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E. Stewart Jones, Jr., Attorney & Partner
James Hacker
James E. Hacker, Attorney & Managing Partner

Best LawyersTROY – Four partners of the E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy Law Firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 The Best Lawyers in America publication. E. Stewart Jones Jr., James E. Hacker, John F. Harwick and Meghan R. Keenholts have received a cumulative fifteen awards in this year’s publication for their excellence.

Leading the way, E. Stewart Jones Jr., who has been named a Best Lawyers winner for 33 consecutive years, was selected as the best in Criminal Defense, for both Non-White-Collar and White-CollarDUI/DWI DefenseLegal Malpractice LawMedical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury LitigationJames E. Hacker, Managing Partner of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, was honored for the specialties of “Bet-The-Company” Litigation,

John Harwick, Albany based lawyer at E. Stewart jones Hacker Murphy
John F. Harwick, Attorney & Partner
Meghan Keenholts Photo
Meghan R. Keenholts, Attorney & Partner

Commercial LitigationInsurance Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation. Partners John F. Harwick and Meghan R. Keenholts both received their first awards in this edition – Harwick for Commercial LitigationInsurance Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation and Keenholts for Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation.

E. Stewart Jones, Jr. has been an awardee of Best Lawyers since its inception in 1983. The Best Lawyers is published in almost 70 countries and this year is based on over 6.7 million peer evaluations, making it the definitive guide for legal excellence. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, therefore making the designation a true honor.


About E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy: The January 2015 merger of the E. Stewart Jones and Hacker Murphy law firms created an entity with a combined 134-year track record of success in the Upstate New York legal community. With offices in Albany, Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs, the firm’s 15 attorneys offer unparalleled legal counsel in the areas of commercial litigation, property tax dispute, criminal defense and personal injury law. For more information, visit

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