Bulkley Richardson attorneys included in Best Lawyers in America list

Date: 9/24/2012

SPRINGFIELD – Seven area attorneys, all partners with law firm Bulkley Richardson, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013.

Michael H. Burke of Longmeadow was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2013 Best Lawyers in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law (Defendants) and Personal Injury Litigation (Defendants).

Mark D. Cress of Longmeadow was chosen in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Corporate Law.

Francis D. Dibble Jr. of Longmeadow was selected for inclusion in the fields of Commercial, Antitrust, Labor & Employment, and Securities Litigation.

Daniel J. Finnegan of Wilbraham was chosen in the fields of Administrative and Regulatory Law and Litigation (Construction).

David A. Parke of Wilbraham was selected by his peers for inclusion in the field of Corporate Law.

Ellen M. Randle of East Longmeadow was chosen in the field of Family Law.

Ronald P. Weiss of Longmeadow was selected in the fields of Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Tax Law.

Bulkley Richardson had the most honorees of any law firm in Springfield, with 12 of its 14 selected lawyers based in its Springfield office.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Founded in the 1920s, Bulkley, Richardson and Gelinas, LLP has offices in Springfield, Boston and Amherst. The firm provides legal services in a broad range of matters. For more information about the firm and its practice areas, visit www.bulkley.com.