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Sheila Gaddis, Danielle Mettler-LaFeir Honored for Excellence in Law

Rochester, New York – June 27, 2014 – Two Hiscock & Barclay attorneys, Partner Sheila A. Gaddis and Associate Danielle E. Mettler-LaFeir, were honored with Excellence in Law awards in Rochester.

The awards were presented June 26 by The Daily Record at the Hyatt Regency in Rochester.

Gaddis, who practices in Hiscock & Barclay’s Health Care & Human Services Practice Area, received an Unsung Legal Heroes award for her work with the Volunteer Legal Services Project. The Unsung Hero award honors individuals who have consistently worked to help those in need, often behind the scenes.

Mettler-LaFeir, who focuses her practice on environmental law, was honored as an Up & Coming Attorney. The award is for attorneys who demonstrate a strong commitment to the legal profession early in their careers. To be considered, nominees must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or fewer.

“We’ve very proud to have Sheila and Danielle recognized for both their work and promise,” said James S. Grossman, Hiscock & Barclay Managing Director in Rochester. “They represent Hiscock & Barclay’s commitment to the community and to the future.”

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, listed as a “Top 250 Firm” by The National Law Journal, is a full-service, 210-attorney law firm, with offices throughout the major cities of New York State, as well as in Boston, Washington, Newark, N.J. and Toronto, providing comprehensive legal and business counsel to a diverse client base in 30 practice areas.