Edward handles a broad array of construction and commercial disputes in state and federal trial and appellate courts. A large portion of his practice is dedicated to litigating construction disputes, land use/planning and zoning, and constitutional rights claims.

Edward has represented over 50 public owners in all aspects of construction-related matters, including colleges, school districts, hospitals, not-for-profit entities and other public and private entities. In the last 10 years, he has counseled clients in connection with numerous construction projects the value of which collectively exceed $1 billion. Edward has lectured and published on a variety of topics, including trial practice, construction law and subrogation law.

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation - Construction, 2010-2024 (listed for 15 years)
      • Lawyer of the Year (Rochester), Litigation - Construction, 2014, 2023 
      • Lawyer of the Year (Rochester), Construction Law, 2013, 2017 
    • Chambers USA 2024, Litigation – Upstate New York
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation, 2023 (listed for more than 10 years)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • The Daily Record, Power 20 - Litigation, 2022
  • The Daily Record, Power 50 - Law, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Rochester Business Journal, Power 100, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
  • Rochester Business Journal, Forty Under 40, 2004
  • The Daily Record, Leaders in the Law Award, 2014
  • Irish American Cultural Institute, Rochester Chapter's, Eoin McKiernan Achievement Award, 2014 

  • Featured in "Hope for Haiti Amid Disaster," Rochester Beacon, August 24, 2021
  • "You Can Do It All: Deliver sophisticated services while creating a culture the market demands," New York Law Journal, May 9, 2016
  • Co-Authored "The Prognosis for Recovery Health Insurance Subrogation," New York State Bar Journal, May 2008