Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s partners have been named New York-area Best Lawyers in America® for 2006. Bruce G. Habian, John L.A. Lyddane, Anthony M. Sola and Peter T. Crean received the honor for the second year in a row. The Partners were recognized in the area of medical malpractice law, with Mr. Habian and Mr. Crean also noted in the area of legal malpractice law. The New York-area Best Lawyers are featured in the July 2006 issue of New York Magazine. Best Lawyers in America® is a published volume of preeminent lawyers selected through a confidential, nationwide survey of thousands of leading attorneys.