Current News

BSMH Welcomes Attorneys Adam C. Hover, Esq. and Heather S. Lanza, Esq.

The firm is pleased to announce the return of Associate Adam C. Hover, Esq. and welcomes new Associate Heather S. Lanza, Esq. Adam is a 2008 graduate of Western New England College School of Law who began his legal career with the firm in 2008 … Continue reading

Jeffrey Hurd, Esq. ~ President Federal Court Bar Assoc.

Partner Jeffrey Hurd has been named President of the Federal Court Bar Association for the Northern District of New York for 2015.   Congratulations Jeff!

Firm Success Stories

Partner Tom Mortati, Esq. wins verdict for client, Bast Hatfield, Inc.!

Bast Hatfield, Inc. v. Gilman & Company Drywall, Inc. In a severed third-party trial, partner Tom Mortati, Esq. successfully obtained a complete pass through verdict over and against the third-party defendant in this Labor Law Section 240(1) construction accident case.  … Continue reading


Burke, Scolamiero, Mortati & Hurd, LLP is a mid-size law firm dedicated to serving the needs of our clients. We are privileged to have been rated by our colleagues with the prestigious Martindale Hubbell AV© rating recognizing us as one of the preeminent law firms in the Albany, New York area.

Our practice focuses primarily on litigation with particular emphasis on medical and professional malpractice, criminal law, construction defense, products liability, municipal/governmental defense and complex tort cases of all types.

Our main office is located in New York’s Capital Region and the center of the Tech Valley corridor.  We have additional offices in Hudson, New York and Rome, New York. The geographic area we serve includes most of upstate New York.

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