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Hancock Estabrook Named a 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York

HANCOCK ESTABROOK NAMED A 2019 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN NEW YORK

January 14, 2019, SYRACUSE, NY — Hancock Estabrook, LLP, one of Upstate New York’s leading law firms, is thrilled to announce that the Firm has been named as one of the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, the 2019 Best Companies to Work for in New York list is made up of 75 companies from across the state. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in our 130th anniversary year because it is primarily based on information from those who know us best – our employees!” said Timothy P. Murphy, Managing Partner. “Our employees are essential to our Clients’ and Firm’s success, and we take great pride in cultivating a culture and a work environment where our employees can thrive.  With input from all members of our team, we have taken a comprehensive look at the Firm as an employer and service provider. What could we do better? How could we do it better? From the input we gathered, we developed an internal policy for client service, designed a student loan repayment program for our young attorneys, established a women’s initiative and diversity program, a mentoring program, and a firm-wide wellness program in addition to revisiting our community service, Pro Bono and work-life balance programs.”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in New York. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics and was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. 

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York program, visit www.BestCompaniesNY.com.

Named a 2019 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report, Hancock Estabrook, LLP is committed to providing excellent service to clients throughout New York State. The Firm provides a broad range of legal services and representation across a variety of industries, disciplines and practice areas, proudly serving as trusted advisors to large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, nonprofit institutions, governmental entities and individuals. For more information about the Firm and its legal services, visit hancocklaw.com.