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Carter Conboy Attorneys Named 2014 Best Lawyers in America, Lawyers of the Year


Carter Conboy is pleased to announce that two of its lawyers have been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® for 2014. James C. Blackmore and John T. Maloney have been named “Lawyers of the Year” in Real Estate Law (Albany) and Defendant Product Liability Litigation (Albany), respectively.

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most prestigious peer-review publication in the legal profession, compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers selects honorees based on voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments the organization conducts annually.

James C. Blackmore has been representing commercial real estate lenders and developers for over 40 years. He has authored articles and lectured extensively for the New York State Bar Association and Defense Research Institute, and is a member of New York State Bar Association’s Real Property Title and Transfer Committee and Real Property Construction Law Committee.

John T. Maloney is a nationally recognized trial lawyer specializing in the defense of product liability, medical and professional liability, and commercial liability claims in State and Federal courts throughout New York.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America that limits its membership to less than one percent of the total lawyer population in New York. 

In addition, five of Carter Conboy’s attorneys have been selected by their peers as 2014 Best Lawyers in America:

  • James C. Blackmore: Real Estate Law; Insurance Law
  • John T. Maloney: Product Liability Litigation (Defendants); Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants); Professional Malpractice Law (Defendants)
  • Edward D. Laird, Jr.: Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants)
  • James A. Resila:  Appellate Practice; Product Liability Litigation (Defendants)
  • William D. Yoquinto: Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants)

About Carter Conboy: Founded in 1920, Carter Conboy, with offices located in Albany and  Saratoga Springs, New York, serves 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