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Michael A. Bottar Named Daily Record Attorney of the Year 2016

Rochester, N.Y., (September 20, 2016) — The Daily Record selected Michael A. Bottar, a member of Bottar Law, PLLC, to receive a 2016 Attorney of the Year Award.

The Daily Record’s Attorneys of the Year Awards honor outstanding attorneys through the Leaders in Law and Top Counsel awards.  The Leaders in Law Award is presented to attorneys who demonstrate professional accomplishment, exceptional character, integrity and ethics, and commitment to their clients and the community.  The Top Counsel Award honors in-house or general counsel, who have a positive impact on the company or organization they serve and who demonstrate exceptional character, integrity and ethics. In addition, they must show a significant contribution to the success of their client.

“The 2016 Attorneys of the Year Awards celebrate the best of our legal community,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “Their bright minds, compassion, due diligence and honor demonstrate their commitment to bettering the communities where they live and work.  The Daily Record congratulates them for what they have contributed and what they will continue to contribute to our community and beyond.”

The 2016 Attorneys of the Year Awards will be presented November 10, 2016, at a reception and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 East Main Street in Rochester. Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the November 11 issue of The Daily Record and available online at

About Michael A. Bottar and Bottar Law, PLLC:

Michael A. Bottar is a member of Bottar Law, PLLC, an award-winning upstate New York law firm recognized annually since 2010 by U.S. News and World Report | Best Lawyers as “first tier” for plaintiffs personal injury litigation.

At the Firm, Michael’s trial practice focuses upon the investigation and prosecution of medical malpractice, wrongful death, and complex personal injury actions, with a focus on claims for birth injuries, brain and spinal cord injuries, misdiagnosis, surgical errors, biomedical product liability, and Federal Tort Claims Act lawsuits.  In addition to his practice, Michael is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University College of Law where he publishes annually in the Syracuse Law Review’s Survey on New York Law and serves on the law school’s board of advisors.  Michael is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Upstate New York Super Lawyers®, and is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.  Michael was also selected the Best Lawyers 2017 Product Liability Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Syracuse, and was named to the “Top 50” Upstate New York Super Lawyers list (2016).

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Some or all of this release may be considered attorney advertising.

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