Upton & Hatfield, LLP, has been recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate in the 2014 Chambers USA guide, a directory of the legal profession. The firm is known for a litigation practice which handles employment disputes, medical malpractice and personal injury litigation, and general commercial litigation. In the real estate area, the firm is known as being proficient in advising clients on both residential and commercial developments, and particularly highly regarded for its work on municipal matters.
The guide recognized two firm partners. Russell Hilliard is considered to be a "smashing lawyer” and is well regarded among his peers. He is in high demand for his commercial litigation expertise as has been practicing for nearly 30 years and is rated as "top-notch" in his field.” Managing Partner, James Raymond is “a highly experienced lawyer who handles a range of commercial real estate transactions.”
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