Rensselaer Lawyers

Brendan J. Venter
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 6 years experience
(518) 701-2773 677 Broadway
Suite 1101
Albany, NY 12144
Employment and Immigration
Albany Law School
Brendan focuses his practice on developing and managing global talent acquisition programs for large and small employers seeking to fill highly skilled positions in the United States. He counsels employers located throughout New York, the United States and internationally and assists with obtaining immigration status and employment authorization for employees in both nonimmigrant and immigrant (permanent resident/“green card”) visa categories. His practice includes an emphasis on assisting college/university faculty members and medical professionals with complex immigration issues such as J-1 waivers, O-1 visas, and permanent residency through the National Interest Waiver, Outstanding Professor/Researcher, and Alien of Extraordinary Ability categories. Brendan...
Frederick Paul Korkosz
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 31 years experience
(518) 813-9403 744 Broadway
Albany, NY 12144
Criminal Defense, Immigration, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Fred Korkosz:

Admitted to practice in 1989
Winner of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY's Distinguished Service Award, 2002
Former Secretary of American Immigration Lawyer's Association Upstate New York Chapter
Continuing Legal Education Lecturer for the New York State Bar Association
Joanmarie Markley Dowling
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Rensselaer, NY Attorney with 17 years experience
(518) 708-6776 15 Second Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Employment
Lee Carey Kindlon
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 17 years experience
(518) 434-1493 52 James Street
Albany, NY 12207
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Connecticut School of Law
Lee Kindlon, the founding partner of the Kindlon Law Firm, has represented clients in some of the area's most high-profile criminal cases. From those hard-fought courtroom battles, he uses his experience to benefit clients across the legal spectrum. Lee's experience in civil litigation includes matters based on contract, fraud, civil rights violations and negligence. He has successfully resolved a number of high-value personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Lee's practice also includes the representation of corporations and professionals in white collar criminal cases. From preventative advice for companies to successful resolution for those charged with financial crimes, fraud or...
David Fallon
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Albany, NY Attorney with 8 years experience
(518) 918-6102 1525 Western Ave.
Albany, NY 12203
Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Brooklyn Law School
David focuses his practice on federal and private sector employment litigation. He also represents businesses in a wide range of matters, from simple non-competes and commercial claims, to complex litigation in state and federal court.

David has a strong record of success representing his clients in court and before federal and state administrative agencies. He understands that no two cases are exactly alike, and he works with his clients to try and achieve the best possible result based on the unique facts of their case. David litigates aggressively on behalf of his clients, while always taking the client’s own tolerance for...
John Frederick Harwick
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Troy, NY Lawyer with 25 years experience
(518) 274-5820 28 2nd St
Troy, NY 12180
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
Highly rated upstate New York litigator.
Leonard John D'Arrigo
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Albany, NY Attorney with 14 years experience
(518) 701-2770 677 Broadway, Suite 1101
Albany, NY 12207
Immigration
Albany Law School
L.J. D’Arrigo is a Partner & Co-Leader of the Immigration Practice Group at Harris Beach, PLLC, one of the country’s Top 250 law firms. Although his practice is nationwide, he is based at Harris Beach's Capital Region & New York City offices. L.J. specializes in corporate/professional immigration involving employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, as well as family-based immigration. L.J. is counsel to the largest system of universities in the U.S., the largest public health care system in the U.S., and the largest commercial landscape company in the U.S. He represents our nation's top employers, including state university & hospital systems,...
John J. Privitera
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 42 years experience
(518) 447-3337 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Environmental
State University of New York - Buffalo
Richard D. Cirincione
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 26 years experience
(518) 447-3389 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
St. John's University School of Law
Richard D. Cirincione’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, guardianship law, and related appeals. He provides planning for high net worth individuals including the creation of charitable planning devices. He has experience forming and administering family entities and has prepared sales to defective grantor trusts. Richard handles all phases of the administration of estates and trusts, including the preparation of estate tax returns and fiduciary accountings.

With extensive experience in estate litigation related to Wills and Trusts, Richard has represented clients in Will contests, both in support of a purported Will and...
Michelle L. Haskin
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 25 years experience
(518) 447-3383 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Albany Law School
Michelle practices exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law, concentrating on matrimonial and family law, custody, domestic violence, and interstate issues. She has extensive experience representing clients in both Supreme and Family Court.
Megan B. Van Aken
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 20 years experience
(518) 447-3365 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
I joined the Matrimonial and Family Law Department of McNamee Lochner P.C. in 2014. My practice is focused on Matrimonial Law, Family Court, Plaintiff's Personal Injury, and Civil Defense matters. With 20 years of experience, I am a skilled and accomplished civil litigator. Upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine has honored me as a Super Lawyer for Family Law in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

In 1994, I received my B.B.A. from the University of Hartford. I earned my J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University in 1999. I am a member of the Capital District Women's Bar Association, Albany County...
Joseph Callahan
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 34 years experience
(518) 626-9060 90 S. Swan St
Ste 103B
Albany, NY 12210
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
Syracuse University College of Law
Joe Callahan began his career as a CPA with Deloitte in Manhattan and left there to work as a tax attorney. He's been with the law firm of Mackay, Caswell & Callahan since 1992 and is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut, together with the U.S. District Court and U.S. Tax Court.

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P.C handles various IRS and New York State tax controversies including IRS Audit Strategies and Defenses, Enforced Tax Collection (Notices of Levy & Notices of Lien), Offers in Compromise, Innocent & Injured Spouse Relief, Responsible Person Assessment Defense, Tax Court, IRS...
Richard A. Langer
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Albany, NY Attorney with 48 years experience
(518) 447-3308 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and Albany Law School
Richard practices general business law with an emphasis on taxation. He has wide-ranging experience in legal issues facing businesses includes: organizing corporations, limited liability companies, purchasing and selling businesses, leveraged buy-out transactions, financing arrangements, capital raising, venture capital, leasing and leveraged leasing, reorganizations/restructurings, shareholder agreements and disputes, qualified pension/profit sharing plans, ESOPs, and executive compensation plans. He represents clients in disputes with federal and state taxing authorities. Richard also engages in estate and management succession planning, particularly involving interests in closely-held businesses.

Richard was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School from 1975 to 1999, where he taught courses...
Scott David Shimick
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Albany, NY Attorney with 18 years experience
(518) 487-7678 One Commerce Plaza
Albany, NY 12260
Business, Tax and White Collar Crime
Loyola University New Orleans
As a tax attorney at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, my role is to advise clients on how to reduce tax liability and limit exposure to additional taxes and penalties. I advise our business clients in many complex transactions, such as triangular mergers, spin-offs, and stock-for-stock acquisitions. I also assist our business clients in complicated planning issues, such as analyzing new markets tax credits, drafting opinion letters, and selling businesses and assets. I help clients avoid exposure to civil and criminal tax penalties at all stages from audit to trial. I have represented...
Samuel C. Breslin
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 10 years experience
(518) 650-3766 50 State Street
Albany, NY 12207
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Albany Law School
Sam Breslin represents both individual and corporate clients in a variety of matters, from state and federal criminal defense to personal injury and complex commercial litigation. Criminal: Sam represents clients in all criminal matters including DWI/DUI charges, as well as all other violations, misdemeanors and felonies in federal, state and local courts. Many criminal charges, no matter how minor, carry the risk of long-term consequences. In defending his clients, Sam strives to make them aware of these collateral consequences and craft a defense strategy to minimize them. Personal Injury: Sam aggressively represents clients injured as the...
Timothy S. Hart
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Albany, NY Attorney with 20 years experience
(518) 213-3445 90 State St
Suite 700
Albany, NY 12207
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and Tax
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Timothy S Hart Esq. CPA represents taxpayers to resolve and settle their tax debt with the IRS and State Tax Departments. He represents tax clients includes assisting non-filers in filing their tax returns, submitting offers in compromise to the IRS and New York State Tax Department, creating tax installment payment plans for unpaid taxes, negotiating penalty relief, and he also represents clients with criminal tax matters. He can also help with the following: IRS Audit Defense, Tax Appeals, Payroll Tax Issues, Installment Agreements, Currently Non Collectible, Penalty Abatement, Innocent Spouse, Wage Garnishments, Bank Levies, Tax Liens, and Offer in Compromise.
J. Rochelle Cavanagh
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Albany, NY Attorney with 10 years experience
(518) 447-3200 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Divorce and Family
Albany Law School
J. Rochelle Cavanagh joined McNamee Lochner P.C. in 2017, and works in the Family and Matrimonial Law practice group. Rochelle is an experienced civil litigator who has been practicing since 2009. She has focused her practice on matrimonial law, family court matters including custody, support and divorce actions.
Amanda B. Chesterfield Esq.
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 3 years experience
(518) 452-1961 255 Washington Ave
Ext #104
Albany, NY 12205
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Albany Law School
Mary Theresa Colwell
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 19 years experience
(518) 462-4242 20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211
Divorce, Family, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Albany Law School
Mary T. Colwell (nee Pasqualino) graduated from Albany Law School of University in Albany, New York in 2001 with a concentration in Criminal Law. While at Albany Law School, Mary was a member of the Moot Court Board, the Women’s Law Caucus and Vice-President of the Italian-American Law Students Association. Ms. Colwell was admitted to the New Jersey State bar in December of 2001 and the New York State bar in January of 2002. She is also admitted in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the Northern District...
April M. Dalbec
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 18 years experience
(518) 447-3373 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Family and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
April is a Shareholder at McNamee Lochner P.C. With 15 years of experience, she is a seasoned litigator and trial lawyer. Her practice focuses in the areas of Matrimonial and Family Law, Personal Injury and Criminal Defense, including divorce, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, separation agreements, custody, family offenses and child support.

April received her B.A., cum laude, from the State University at Albany in 1998. Her J.D. was earned, cum laude, from Albany Law School in 2001.

April is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals For the Second Circuit, United States District...
Bruce J. Wagner
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Albany, NY Attorney with 35 years experience
(518) 447-3329 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Appeals, Divorce and Family
Albany Law School
Bruce J. Wagner practices exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law, and represents clients in the negotiation and litigation of pre-nuptial agreements, separation and divorce. His areas of concentration include divorce; high net worth property cases; prenuptial agreements; interstate support; and international custody.

Bruce joined the firm in 1987, has been a principal since 1994, and chairs the firm's Matrimonial and Family Law Department. He also has a successful statewide appellate practice before the Appellate Divisions and the New York Court of Appeals. In January 2005, he began a two-year term as President of the American...
Esra Gules-Guctas
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Albany, NY Attorney with 18 years experience
(518) 591-4644 90 State Street,
Suite 700
Albany, NY 12207
Immigration
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Istanbul University School of Law
Mrs. Gules-Guctas's primary practice area is immigration law involving employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, labor certification, waivers, family-based immigration and asylum. Prior to starting her own practice she was employed as an Associate for the New York City firm of Akin & Smith, LLC and, before that as an Associate Attorney for the Sanli Karabiyik Law Offices. She has received her L.L.B from Istanbul University School of Law in 1999 and her Masters degree in political science from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 2005. She received her Master of Laws degree from Benjamin N....
Amy S. O'Connor
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Albany, NY Attorney with 35 years experience
(518) 447-3335 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Notre Dame
Amy's practice is concentrated in the areas of elder law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration. A major part of Amy's practice involves assisting clients and their families with legal and tax issues including the preparation of estate planning documents, estate tax planning, administration of trusts and estates, long-term care planning, preservation of assets, eligibility for governmental benefits, disability planning and supplemental needs trusts.

Amy O’Connor is Chair of McNamee Lochner's Trusts, Estates & Elder Law Department. With a concentration in elder law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration, her practice encompasses all aspects of trusts and estates law...
Scott Barbour
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Albany, NY Attorney with 36 years experience
(518) 447-3200 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Products Liability
Syracuse University College of Law
Scott A. Barbour provides dedicated and skilled representation to corporate and institutional clients with various types of civil and commercial litigation. His practice areas include railroad, products liability and contract litigation. Additionally, Scott is experienced in mediation and arbitration for civil matters.

Scott's trial and appellate experience includes cases in federal and state courts throughout New York. His jurisdictions include the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Scott is a member of...
Mr. Lee Allen Palmateer
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Albany, NY Attorney with 24 years experience
(518) 591-4636 90 State Street
Suite 700
Albany, NY 12207
IP
Albany Law School
Seasoned intellectual property attorney with 17 years of litigation experience, including 12 years exclusively to intellectual property enforcement and litigation in state and federal courts, including patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and trade secret misappropriation matters.
Kevin Kelly O'Brien
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Albany , NY Lawyer with 14 years experience
(518) 240-9992 41 State Street #503
Albany , NY 12207
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Albany Law School
Kevin O’Brien is highly passionate about fighting for the underdog in criminal defense law. He strongly believes that criminal defense attorneys have to be more skilled and better than the prosecutors. He understands that when his clients are charged with a crime, they are not just facing the assistant district attorney who is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government, but also all the resources of the U.S. government, including crime labs, investigators, police, and other governmental agencies. While nobody is able to match the endless resources that the government has to prosecute the case, he believes that his...
John Kieran Powers
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 47 years experience
(518) 465-5995 39 N Pearl St
Albany, NY 12207
Personal Injury
Albany Law School
“Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individual for the benefit of others that John K. Powers has displayed throughout his life”. Resolution of the New York State Legislature recognizing John’s lifetime of professional and community service, which includes: • Tirelessly representing and advocating for catastrophically injured individuals and their families for 40+ years; • Selection by his peers for 30+ years as one of "The Best Lawyers in America" in three separate areas of practice: “medical malpractice law”; “product liability litigation”; and “personal injury litigation”; • Being named “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of medical malpractice law;...
Ralph Morrison Kirk
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Albany, NY Attorney with 42 years experience
(888) 799-3857 75 Columbia Street
Albany, NY 12201
Workers' Comp
Dalhousie Law School
Martin P. Bonventre
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Albany, NY Attorney with 9 years experience
(518) 227-1776 52 James Street, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
The quality of an attorney's work should never be based on how much the client pays. I keep my expenses low by not wasting money on such expenses as ridiculous advertising campaigns, and I pass these savings onto my clients in the form of affordable rates. I handle each case personally and devote the time and effort needed to ensure my clients get quality and effective legal representation. I am an aggressive local attorney. I am ready to serve you.
Richard P. Walsh Jr.
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Albany, NY Attorney with 50 years experience
(518) 447-3331 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Construction, Employment and Personal Injury
Georgetown University Law Center
Paul Edwin Davenport
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 29 years experience
(518) 447-3379 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
#500
Albany, NY 12211
Construction, Employment and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
Paul Montgomery
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 36 years experience
(518) 512-4114 54 State St
#1003
Albany, NY 12207
Free ConsultationAlbany Law School
Max Smelyansky
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Albany, NY Lawyer
(518) 688-2800 602 Central Ave
Ste 102
Albany, NY 12206
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family
Max Smelyansky, who grew up in Bethlehem, graduated from Manhattan College earning a Bachelor of Science with a major in economics. He then graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law, in Maryland. After graduating from law school, Max Smelyansky developed his law practice in Albany, specializing in Traffic Defense Law, Personal Injury Law, Landlord / Tenant Law, Family Law and Estate Planning Law.
Michael Jude O'connor
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Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Michael is a board certified commercial and consumer bankruptcy specialist (American Bankruptcy Board of Certification). He is admitted to the New York State Bar, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. His concentration of practice is in the representation of debtors and trustees in bankruptcy liquidations and reorganizations. Michael is the recipient of the President's Award for Pro Bono services, New York State Bar Association (1989, 1993 and 2007), and the Distinguished Service Award from the Legal Aid...
Bradley W. Oastler
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 10 years experience
(877) 435-7394 522 Broadway
Albany, NY 12207
DUI & DWI
Albany Law School
Mark S. Jordan
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Delmar, NY Lawyer with 27 years experience
(518) 439-3616 318 Delaware Avenue, Suite 11-A
PO Box 160
Delmar, NY 12054-0160
Free ConsultationDUI & DWI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Fordham University School of Law
Ryan E. Manley
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Albany, NY Lawyer with 9 years experience
(518) 436-1661 5 Clinton Square
Albany, NY 12207
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
M. Spencer K. Warnick
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Albany, NY Attorney with 24 years experience
(518) 518-4490
Ext. 044
75 State St., 14th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
IP and Patents
American University
Paul Arthur Feigenbaum
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Albany, NY Attorney with 48 years experience
(518) 462-5601 54 State Street
9th Floor
Albany, NY 12207
Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Columbia Law School
Practice is concentrated in commercial litigation
Terence O'Connor
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Albany, NY Attorney with 37 years experience
(518) 465-0400 20 Corporate Woods Blvd
Albany, NY 12211
Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Terry O’Connor is a 1980 graduate of St. Lawrence University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. In pursuing his B.S. degree, he also attended the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Terry received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1983. Terry is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was recently recognized by the Best Lawyers in America consumer guide. He has also been recognized as one of the top 50 upstate New York lawyers by Super Lawyers consumer guide. Terry is a trial lawyer who defends physicians, manufacturers and...

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