Jay M. Presser of Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. Named Best Lawyer of the Year 2013

Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Jay M. Presser as the 2013 Springfield, MA, Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year.

After more than twenty-five years in publication, Best Lawyers is designating Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal practice areas in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as the Lawyer of the Year for 2013.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2013) is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

The lawyers being honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Presser has been a member of the firm since 1977.  As head of the firm’s litigation practice, he has more than 35 years of experience litigating employment cases before administrative agencies, including the NLRB and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the State Labor Relations Commission.  Presser has won appeals before the Supreme Judicial Court and the First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeals.  He has also represented employers in hundreds of arbitration cases arising under collective bargaining agreements.

Presser has been selected in the Tenth Anniversary edition of The Best Lawyers in America because he has been included in that esteemed list for the past ten years.  In addition, Presser has been chosen by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as on of its “Lawyers of the Year” and was recently selected as a Massachusetts SuperLawyer.