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Best Lawyers in America® Names William D. Yoquinto 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury Litigation Defense


Carter Conboy director and shareholder, William D. Yoquinto, was selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” by the Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area Personal Injury Litigation – Defense for the Albany, NY metropolitan region.

Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a privilege and an outstanding honor. Additionally, only a single attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area can be recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year”.  This honor reflects the high level of respect attorneys have earned among their peers in their communities and respective practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

About William D. Yoquinto

Bill Yoquinto focuses his practice on all phases of defense litigation, including trials and appeals, in matters relating to medical malpractice, product liability, pharmaceuticals, professional licensing, and other liability claims. He has successfully defended lawsuits on behalf of physicians, health care providers, and hospitals in various medical specialties including obstetrics, cardiology, emergency care, general surgery, primary care, urology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, radiology, orthopedics, pharmacy, and critical care, among others. He has successfully represented product and component part manufacturers, distributors, retailers and related parties in product liability and complex tort claims. Bill has also protected the licenses of professionals navigating disciplinary matters before the State of New York Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) and the New York State Department of Education’s Office of the Professions. He is an active member of ALFA International Product Liability and Complex Tort Practice Group and is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell. 

About Carter Conboy

Carter Conboy ( is a full-service law firm providing counsel to businesses, corporations, government, professionals, and individuals in 20 industries and 40 specialized service areas.  Founded in 1920, Carter Conboy has offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY.

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