Current News


Smith Sovik Opens an Office in Buffalo.
(September, 2014)

Twelve Smith Sovik Attorneys Named to 2014 Super Lawyers Upstate Edition
(September, 2014)

Six Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet, P.C. Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America List
(September, 2014)

Best Lawyers In America Names 3 Smith Sovik Partners "Lawyer Of The Year"
(September, 2014)

John Goldman Successfully Obtains Reversal, Summary Judgment at Fourth Department in Automobile Liability Case
(August, 2014)

Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq., Secures Defense Verdict in Second Small Smiles Trial.
(August, 2014)

Kristen M. Benson, Esq., Successful in Binding Arbitration in Motor Vehicle Case
(August, 2014)

Dismissal of redundant federal court complaint granted in multiple-plaintiff employment discrimination action
(July, 2014)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Victor L. Prial, Esq. as an Associate
(July, 2014)

Edward Smith, Kristen Benson and Anthony Brighton Join Forces and Secure Dismissal of Multiple-Plaintiff Employment Discrimination Case
(July, 2014)

Appellate Division affirms verdict in favor of defendant construction manager after bench trial in Labor Law case
(July, 2014)

Defense Verdict in Nursing Home Case for Kristen M. Benson, Esq., in Oneida County Supreme Court
(June, 2014)

Defense Verdict for Eric G. Johnson, Esq. in Oneida County Medical Malpractice Case
(June, 2014)

James D. Lantier, Esq., Successfully Defends Two Local Family Practitioners in Wrongful Death Claim
(May, 2014)

Welcome Back Karen Guyder Felter, Esq.!
(April, 2014)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Christopher F. DeFrancesco, Esq., and Shane P. Simon, Esq., as Associates.
(February, 2014)

Defense Verdict in Products Liability Case for Edward J. Smith III, Esq., in Onondaga County Supreme Court.
(January, 2014)

Congratulations to Brady O'Malley, Esq., After Oneida County Jury Finds No Negligence in Trip and Fall Case.
(December, 2013)

Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case for Daniel R. Ryan, Esq. in Oneida County Supreme Court
(November, 2013)

Congratulations to Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq. for Securing a Defense Verdict in the Small Smiles Dental Malpractice Case
(October, 2013)

Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice case in Oneida County for Michael P. Ringwood, Esq.
(September, 2013)

Smith Sovik Expands its Downstate Office and Welcomes Elizabeth E. Schlissel, Esq. as an Associate
(September, 2013)

Smith Sovik Partners Recognized as Among the Best Lawyers in Upstate New York.
(September, 2013)

Six Partners Recognized as the Best Lawyers in America.
(September, 2013)

Daniel R. Ryan, Esq, Successfully Defends Local Family Practice Physician.
(July, 2013)

Michael P. Ringwood, Esq., and Karen J. Krogman, Esq., secure Summary Judgment in commercial claim surrounding dispute over Radon testing equipment.
(June, 2013)

Congratulations to Kristin L. Norfleet, Esq., for being named to Oswego County Business Magazine's
(June, 2013)

Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq., Secures Defense Verdict for Cornell University.
(May, 2013)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Aaron M. Shiffrik, Esq.
(May, 2013)

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict for Daniel R. Ryan, Esq., in Oneida County.
(May, 2013)

Michael P. Ringwood, Esq., Secures NO CAUSE Verdict On Behalf of 2 Local Obstetricians
(March, 2013)

Linda Vanella, Esq., Joins SSKS's NYC Office.
(March, 2013)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Three New Associates
(February, 2013)

Eric G. Johnson, Esq., Successfully Defends Local Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Malpractice Case.
(January, 2013)

Smith Sovik is One of Best Law Firms in America Pursuant to U.S. News - Best Lawyers
(November, 2012)

Smith Sovik Partners are the Best Lawyers in America
(November, 2012)

Three Smith Sovik Partners Named
(November, 2012)

Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq., Named One of Upstate New York's Top 10 Lawyers
(October, 2012)

Eight Smith Sovik Partners Recognized as Super Lawyers!
(October, 2012)

Kristen M. Benson, Esq., Successfully Argues at Fourth Department that a Claim of Loss of Enjoyment of Life Entitles Defendants to Explore Plaintiff's Mental Health Records.
(October, 2012)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Heather K. Zimmerman, Esq.
(September, 2012)

Smith Sovik Welcomes John D. Goldman, Esq.
(August, 2012)

Summary Judgment for Anthony Brighton, Esq., in Premises Liability Case.
(August, 2012)

Michael Paul Ringwood, Esq., Successfully Defends a Community-Based Hospital and ER Physician in Rome, New York
(July, 2012)

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in Cayuga County for Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq.
(June, 2012)

Defense Verdict for Eric G. Johnson, Esq., in Oneida County Medical Malpractice Case
(June, 2012)

Michelle M. Davoli, Esq., Secures Summary Judgment Based Upon Lack of Serious Injury
(June, 2012)

Brandon R. King, Esq., Secured a
(June, 2012)

Patrick S. Sardino, Esq., Successfully Defends Town in Unfair Labor Practices Claim
(June, 2012)

Employment Arbitration Victory for Patrick Sardino, Esq., and Andrew Horsfall, Esq.
(June, 2012)

Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq., Secured Summary Judgment and a Finding of No Negligence in a Claim Stemming from a Motor Vehicle Accident
(April, 2012)

Michael Paul Ringwood, Esq., Secures Defense Verdict for Medical Malpractice Defendants in Cayuga County
(April, 2012)

Smith Sovik Welcomes Brady J. O'Malley, Esq., as an Associate at the Firm
(April, 2012)

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict for Michael Paul Ringwood, Esq., in Onondaga County
(March, 2012)

David A. D'Agostino, Esq., and Daniel R. Ryan, Esq., Elected Partners at the Firm.
(February, 2012)

Andrew S. Horsfall, Esq. Secures Defense Decision at Arbitration of Section 5102(d) Serious Injury Claim
(January, 2012)

Another Defense Verdict for Eric G. Johnson, Esq., in a Medical Malpratice Case Venued in St. Lawrence County.
(January, 2012)

Defense Verdict for Kevin E. Hulslander, Esq., in Malpractice Claim Against Emergency Room Physicians.
(January, 2012)