Barclay Damon LLP

The Avant Building, 200 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1200
Buffalo, NY 14202
United States

Phone: (716) 856-5500

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Primary Contact
Peter S. Marlette
  • Office: (716) 858-3763
  • Cell: (716) 998-6079
Alternate Contact 1
Michael J. Murphy
  • Office: (518) 429-4209
Alternate Contact 2
Courtney M. Merriman
  • Office: (315) 425-2715

About this Firm

Barclay Damon has 300 attorneys across a strategic platform of locations. Our attorneys team across practices and offices to provide customized, targeted solutions grounded in industry knowledge and a deep understanding of clients’ businesses. For more information, visit our award-winning website at barclaydamon.com.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, and Insolvency
  • Business Litigation and Class Actions
  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cannabis Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Education
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law
  • Energy/Oil & Gas
  • Environmental & Toxic/Mass Tort
  • Family Law
  • Franchise
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare Law
  • IP and Technology
  • Immigration
  • Insurance Law
  • International Business and trade
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability
  • Maritime Law/Admiralty
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Finance
  • Public Utilities and Administrative
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and Hospitality Law
  • SIU/Fraud/Arson
  • School Law
  • Subrogation
  • Tax Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Trademark and Patent Law
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Trust and Estates
  • White Collar Defense

Additional Offices

1325 G Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
United States

120 Washington Street
Suite 500
Watertown, NY 13601
United States

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1200
Buffalo, NY 14202
United States

1270 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 501
NewYork, NY 10020
United States

1173 Pittsford-Victor Road
Suite 140
Pittsford, NY 14534
United States

2000 Five Star Bank Plaza
100 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY 14604
United States

Barclay Damon Tower
125 East Jefferson Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States

Primary USLAW Practice Group Contacts

Appellate Law

Patricia S. Naughton

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Banking and Financial Services

Roger F. Cominsky

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions

Gust P. Pullman

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Cannabis Law

Jason Klimek

Barclay Damon LLP
Rochester, NY
United States
Complex Tort and Product Liability

Thomas B. Cronmiller

Barclay Damon LLP
Rochester, NY
United States
Construction Law

James P. Domagalski

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Data Privacy and Security

Kevin Szczepanski

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Energy/Environmental

Richard R. Capozza

Barclay Damon LLP
Syracuse, NY
United States
Government Relations

Gabriel M. Nugent

Barclay Damon LLP
Syracuse, NY
United States
Healthcare Law

Melissa M. Zambri

Barclay Damon LLP
Albany, NY
United States
IP and Technology

Denis J. Sullivan

Barclay Damon LLP
Syracuse, NY
United States
Insurance Law

Anthony J. Piazza

Barclay Damon LLP
Rochester, NY
United States
International Business and Trade

Richard J. Day

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Labor and Employment

Rosemary Enright

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Medical Law

Susan A. Benz

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Professional Liability

Thomas B. Cronmiller

Barclay Damon LLP
Rochester, NY
United States
Real Estate

Christopher J. Centore

Barclay Damon LLP
Syracuse, NY
United States
Retail and Hospitality Law

Thomas B. Cronmiller

Barclay Damon LLP
Rochester, NY
United States
Tax Law

Gerald F. Stack

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
Transportation and Logistics

Laurence J. Rabinovich

Barclay Damon LLP
New York, NY
United States
Trusts and Estates

Jennifer G. Flannery

Barclay Damon LLP
Buffalo, NY
United States
White Collar Defense

Gabriel M. Nugent

Barclay Damon LLP
Syracuse, NY
United States

Resources & Articles

100 Percent Pro Bono Participation Achieved by Barclay Damon Attorneys, Paralegals

100 Percent Pro Bono Participation Achieved by Barclay Damon Attorneys, Paralegals

Posted January 1, 2022

In 2021, for the fifth year in a row, every one of Barclay Damon’s full-time attorneys provided pro bono legal services to low-income individuals in need of legal assistance and organizations serving those seeking access to justice. A new accomplishment last year: the law firm’s pro bono program also achieved… Continue Reading

Emotional Wellness: Learn the Signs of Emotional Wellness and How to Overcome Stresses That Can Block Your Path to Success

Emotional Wellness: Learn the Signs of Emotional Wellness and How to Overcome Stresses That Can Block Your Path to Success

Posted November 10, 2021

Featuring Nicholas C. Grant, Ebeltoft . Sickler . Lawyers (Dickinson, ND); Michael Murphy, Barclay Damon LLP (Albany, NY) About this program Emotional wellness or well-being is often defined as the emotional quality of an individual’s everyday experience. It is influenced by a variety of factors and stressors, many of which… Continue Reading

Cassandra Rich of Barclay Damon receives DEI Award

Cassandra Rich of Barclay Damon receives DEI Award

Posted October 31, 2021

Barclay Damon ‘s annual Diversity Equity & Inclusion Award was presented to Cassandra C. Rich, special counsel by Mark T. Whitford, partner, at the DEI State of the Firm event in October. The award is given annually to someone who demonstrates an ongoing effort to support Firm DEI initiatives and… Continue Reading

Barclay Damon to update LeGal’s corporate bylaws and bylaws of its affiliated foundation

Barclay Damon to update LeGal’s corporate bylaws and bylaws of its affiliated foundation

Posted September 30, 2021

Thanks to an introduction by Janice Grubin, Ray McCabe and Bridget Steele of Barclay Damon LLP have been retained by the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL) to review and update its corporate bylaws and the bylaws of its affiliated foundation, as well as to advise on related… Continue Reading

Ransomware: You Don’t Always Have to Pay

Ransomware: You Don’t Always Have to Pay

Posted June 8, 2021

Ransomware attacks are growing in frequency, threatening the U.S. critical infrastructure, businesses, and public and nonpublic entities. It is also one of the most intractable and common threats facing organizations across all geographies. Key stakeholders have seen an increase in the average ransom payment by 43% to $220,298 in Q1… Continue Reading

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