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Best Lawyers in America Recognize Five Carter Conboy Attorneys


Carter Conboy is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the geographic region of Albany, NY. Best Lawyers® is the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence.

The following Carter Conboy attorneys were selected in their respective practice areas for 2018. The year next to each attorney's name indicates the first year in which he was included in Best Lawyers:

James C. Blackmore

  • Real Estate Law
  • Insurance Law

John T. Maloney (2008)

  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Edward D. Laird, Jr. (2013)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

James A. Resila (2007)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

William D. Yoquinto (2013)

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

In addition, The Best Lawyers in America honored two Carter Conboy attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” in their separate practices.

  • James C. Blackmore, “Lawyer of the Year – Insurance Law – Albany, NY”.
  • James A. Resila, “Lawyer of the Year – Appellate Practice – Albany, NY”.

"Lawyer of the Year" honorees receive the award based on exceptionally high overall feedback within their specific practice areas and metropolitan regions. Only a single attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.”

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

About Carter Conboy

Carter Conboy is a full-service law firm founded in 1920.  With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, Carter Conboy serves its clients in New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and New Jersey. For additional information about the firm, visit or contact the firm’s Director of Marketing, Stacy A. Smith, at 518-810-0516 or