At the Distinguished Donors reception on Oct. 19, partner E. Stewart Jones, Jr. received a proclamation in acknowledgment of 125 years of dedicated service to the community from Russell Sage College. The honor recognizes the firm's commitment to educational philanthropy and its ongoing contributions to the Capital Region community.
Throughout its history, the firm has secured numerous landmark victories, including a record-breaking verdict in the 1930s, the acquittal of prominent gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond, and the first successful medical malpractice case outside of New York City in the 1950s. Notable achievements also include a groundbreaking personal injury case against Chrysler in the 1970s and the first million-dollar verdicts in multiple counties.
To celebrate its 125th anniversary, the firm has released historical content and memorabilia. Additionally, E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy supports the next generation of lawyers through a partnership with Albany Law School, sponsoring a prize for the school's Senior Prize Trials.
The firm has received prestigious distinctions, such as U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms and America's Top 100 Attorneys. Members have been elected to exclusive law organizations, including the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. E. Stewart Jones, Jr. was recently voted the 2023 Times Union Best of the Capital Region Best Lawyer.
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP remains dedicated to its legacy of distinction, commitment to the community, and support for the next generation of legal professionals. The firm's achievements and accolades underscore its impact on the legal landscape and its ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional results.