MCCM is pleased to announce that three of our partners have been chosen for inclusion in the 2019 Best Lawyers® list: Kevin S. Cooman, Commercial Litigation and Health Care Litigation; Lucien A. Morin, II, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights and Real Estate Law; and Peter J. Weishaar, Land Use and Zoning Law. Attorneys named to the Best Lawyers® list are recognized by their peers for their professional excellence. Best Lawyers captures the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area, using a sophisticated survey process designed to produce meaningful evaluations of quality legal services.
For over 35 years, Kevin has engaged in a broad-based civil litigation practice, handling cases from intake through full appellate practice before the highest courts in New York State and the federal court system. These cases have included precedent-setting litigation in the fields of: general contract and commercial claims, health care, trademark, civil rights, Freedom of Information entitlements, personal injury, employment discrimination, securities and consumer fraud, tax, banking, education and construction.
Lou is recognized as one of the preeminent attorneys in Western New York with respect to real estate and bankruptcy matters. A frequent guest lecturer to bar association and realtor groups, Lou has also served on committees which have revised and improved the standard forms used by realtors and attorneys for residential real estate transactions. Lou also maintains an active bankruptcy and workout practice.
Peter has an extensive municipal practice, which includes representation of fire districts, planning and zoning boards, and other municipalities on an ongoing basis, and as special litigation counsel. Peter also has a considerable litigation practice, which focuses on commercial and business litigation matters, including the representation of businesses and individuals across a broad spectrum of civil litigation matters, including contract and business disputes, labor and employment matters, construction, land use, banking, health care, civil rights and personal injury matters. Peter currently serves as Managing Partner of the firm.
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McConville Considine Cooman & Morin, P.C. is a full-service law firm based in Rochester, New York, providing high-quality legal services to businesses and individuals since 1979. With over a dozen attorneys and a full paralegal support staff, the firm is well-positioned to right-size services tailored to each client. We are large enough to provide expertise in a broad range of practice areas, yet small enough to devote prompt, personal attention to our clients.
We represent a diverse range of clients located throughout New York State and New England. They include individuals, numerous manufacturing and service industry businesses, local governments, and health care professionals, provider groups, facilities and associations. We also serve as local counsel to out-of-state clients and their attorneys who have litigation pending in Western New York courts. For more information, please contact us at 585.546.2500.