Edward is a litigation attorney and managing member of the firm's Rochester office. He handles a broad array of business and commercial disputes at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts in Rochester, New York and several other jurisdictions.

Edward represents Fortune 500 companies; large corporations; service, manufacturing, technology companies; insurance carriers; municipalities; and public and private institutions. His practice is dedicated to litigating complex corporate business disputes, intellectual property disputes, government investigations, construction disputes, contractual breaches, insurance defense claims, land use/planning and zoning actions. Edward has and is representing parties in complex trust and estates litigation. 

Edward has represented over 50 owners in all aspects of construction law, including contract negotiation, claims consulting, and litigation and arbitration. In the last 10 years, he has counseled clients, including colleges, school districts, hospitals and other public and private entities, in connection with numerous construction projects the value of which collectively exceeds $1 billion. Edward has lectured and published on a variety of topics, including trial practice, business law, 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