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State ranked 5th for green building

The U.S. Green Building Council has ranked New York state fifth for green building on its list of top 10 states for 2013. New York certified 259 projects representing 37.84 million square feet of real estate, or 1.95 square feet ...

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HSE receives high rank from Chambers USA

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP’s Immigration and Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Practices scored big in the latest report from Chambers USA’s attorney rankings.   This year, the firm’s immigration practice was ranked as one of the leaders in Immigration Law in ...

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Wal-Mart remains atop Fortune 500 list

NEW YORK CITY — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. remains atop the Fortune 500 list even as it struggled to keep its U.S. customers coming in the door. The world's largest retailer held onto the top spot for the second year in a row thanks to gains at its international stores.

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Erdman Anthony climbs in national rank

Erdman Anthony has again advanced its position among the nation’s Top 500 Design Firms, as ranked by Engineering News Record. The firm was No. 245 on the list this year, an increase of 36 places from the 2010 rankings and a total increase of 159 places since the 2009 rankings.

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New York ranks at bottom on tax index

The most obvious news of the day: New York state taxes are awful. This time, though, it’s official. The Tax Foundation, a self-proclaimed nonpartisan tax research group based in Washington, D.C., recently ranked the Empire State dead last in its annual Tax Climate Index.

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UB Law decries U.S. News rankings

Officials with the University at Buffalo Law School are blasting U.S. News and World Report’s recently released 2010 law school rankings, which dropped the 123-year-old institution from its list of the top 100 schools to its list of third tier schools.

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Can firms be ranked objectively?

Can law firms be ranked accurately, objectively and on a numerical basis? Harris Beach’s A. Vincent Buzard is highly skeptical. The former president of the Monroe County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association is at the forefront ...

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