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LXBN TV: Why Tesla is Taking a Big Risk by Opening Up Its Patents
Jordan Walbesser Among Business First’s 30 Under Thirty
Hugh Russ Successfully Defends 3M in Major Products Liability Lawsuit
Teacher Tenure Called Into Question
Hodgson Russ Attorney Selyn Hong Named to Lawyers of Color's 2014 Hot List
Hodgson Russ Partner Hugh M. Russ Prominently Featured in WGRZ Segment “In Small Aircraft Crashes, Investigations Are Skimpy”
Jeffrey F. Swiatek Co-Leads Hodgson Russ’s Education Law Practice
Employee Benefits Developments May 2014
May-30-2014 — This issue covers a reinstatement of terminated SERP benefits for retired executives and more.
Attorney: More Firms Practicing Out of U.S
May-19-2014 — Hodgson Russ partner George J. Eydt is quoted in this Buffalo Law Journal article on law firms establishing an international presence.
4 Tips For Smooth Sailing in U.S. Tax Court
Hodgson Russ Announces Its Privacy, Data Breach & Cybersecurity Practice
May-01-2014 — Building on many years of experience in advising clients on a wide range of data privacy issues, Hodgson Russ has formally launched a Privacy, Data Breach & Cybersecurity Practice.
You & the Law: Foreign Bank Accounts
Apr-14-2014 — Hodgson Russ federal/international tax attorney James M. Bandoblu, Jr. talks foreign bank accounts and foreign income on the April 11, 2014, edition of WBFO’s “You & the Law.”
Jaclyn West Hamlin Joins Hodgson Russ
Apr-11-2014 — Hodgson Russ announces Jaclyn West Hamlin has joined Hodgson Russ in the law firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Buffalo office.
Britta McKenna Quoted, Christopher L. Doyle Pictured in ‘Buying Property Across Border Is Complex’
Mar-31-2014 — This Buffalo Business First article discusses the legal and tax implications Canadians face when buying property in the United States.
Real Estate & Development Special Report: Zombie Houses
Mar-21-2014 — This article by Buffalo Law Journal, featuring commentary by Hodgson Russ's Garry M. Graber and Sujata Yalamanchili, discusses abandoned properties in Western New York and the financial burden they impose on municipal governments.
Hodgson Russ Celebrates 25 Years With an Office in Canada
Mar-20-2014 — In 1989, after many decades of serving Canadian clients primarily from its Buffalo, New York, office?and in recognition of the important influence the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement would have on cross-border business?the firm opened a full-time office in Mississauga, Ontario. In 1999, the office moved to Toronto, where it remains. The office is currently located at 150 King Street West.
Debra S. Herman Quoted in MarketWatch Article on States’ Efforts to Tax Digital Content
Mar-14-2014 — This article discusses the federal Marketplace Fairness Act, which would require large online vendors to collect sales tax on items like clothes and electronics, and states’ efforts to pass legislation extending sales tax to digital content.
William J. Comiskey Quoted in ‘NY Tax Preparer Rules Give Glimpse of Future Regulation’
Mar-13-2014 — Hodgson Russ tax attorney William J. Comiskey is quoted in the Law360 article “NY Tax Preparer Rules Give Glimpse of Future Regulation,” published March 10, 2014. The article discusses New York State’s new regulations governing the tax preparation industry—regulations that do not currently apply to professional tax preparers like CPAs, attorneys, or enrolled agents. Bill, who served on a task force that prepared a report that informed the new industry controls, believes that the regulations m
Robert J. McLaughlin Quoted in ‘Saratoga Springs Slams New York Casino Expansion’
Mar-12-2014 — This article discusses the Saratoga Springs City Council’s resolution opposing the creation of a destination-resort casino in the city.
Timothy P. Noonan Quoted in Wall Street Journal's 'Lower Taxes Seen for Nonresidents Who Own Property in New York'
Feb-28-2014 — This article discusses the New York State Court of Appeals' highly-anticipated decision in John Gaied v. New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal. The court’s decision, in a victory for the taxpayer, established a new rule for determining when individuals domiciled outside of New York may still be taxed here as “statutory residents.” Tim argued the case on behalf of Mr. Gaied.
Jeffrey B. Same Joins Hodgson Russ
Feb-25-2014 — Hodgson Russ announces Jeffrey B. Same has joined Hodgson Russ in the law firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Buffalo office.
Robert J. McLaughlin Quoted in GamblingCompliance Article on New York’s Casino Bidding Process
Feb-21-2014 — In this article, Hodgson Russ's Robert J. McLaughlin comments on the heavy competition he expects to see for New York’s four high-stakes casino licenses.
Timothy P. Noonan Quoted in ‘NY Tax Department Slices Business Tax Incentives Across Upstate’
Feb-21-2014 — This Albany Business Review article covers New York State’s refusal to pay upstate New York business owners Empire Zone tax incentives due to its application of a formula that penalizes companies for exporting their product outside of the state.
Female Powerbrokers Q&A: Hodgson Russ' Yalamanchili
Feb-12-2014 — Sujata Yalamanchili, leader of Hodgson Russ's Real Estate & Finance Practice Area, was interviewed by Law360 for the article “Female Powerbrokers Q&A: Hodgson Russ’ Yalamanchili,” published February 6.
Three Hodgson Russ Partners Named to Buffalo Business First Power 250
Five Hodgson Russ Attorneys Newly Admitted to NYS Bar, Another Admission Pending
Second Circuit Vacates Trial Court’s Dismissal in DHL False Claims Case
Feb-05-2014 — The Second Circuit Court of Appeals today allowed a False Claims Act case brought by two whistleblower relators, represented by a team of Hodgson Russ attorneys led by John L. Sinatra, Jr. and Daniel C. Oliverio, and including Reetuparna Dutta, to proceed against DHL.
Should Congress Crackdown on “Patent Trolls”?
Feb-03-2014 — In this article, Hodgson Russ litigator Robert J. Lane, Jr. discusses small- and medium-sized companies’ vulnerability to patent trolls.
Richard L. Weisz Quoted in Albany Business Review Article on Capital Region Bankruptcies
Jan-31-2014 — Hodgson Russ bankruptcy attorney Richard L. Weisz is quoted in the Albany Business Review article “Capital Region Bankruptcies Sink to Seven-Year Low,” published January 29.
Robert J. McLaughlin Quoted in Times-Union Article on NYS Casinos
Jan-30-2014 — This article discusses the concerns some New York State small business owners have concerning the possible development of Las Vegas-style gambling resorts in their community.
Buffalo Law Journal Publishes 'Five Questions With Diane Scott'
Jan-14-2014 — Hodgson Russ's new director of human resources, Diane Scott, was recently interviewed by Buffalo Law Journalt editor Matt Chandler on her new position.
Hodgson Russ Announces Five Newly Elected Partners: Four Additional Attorneys Promoted to Senior Associate
Wall Street Journal Links to Hodgson Russ Article "Cyber Risk Is the 'New Normal'"
Jan-02-2014 — A link to "Cyber Risk is the 'New Normal,'" an article by Hodgson insurance and reinsurance attorney Alba Alessandro, appears in the Wall Street Journal.
Hodgson Russ Featured Prominently in Buffalo Law Journal’s Year-End Review
Dec-31-2013 — Hodgson Russ is featured prominently in the Buffalo Law Journal article “2013 Review: Growth, Optimism Mark Legal Scene,” published December 23.
Daniel C. Oliverio Interviewed by Buffalo Law Journal on Historic Buffalo Club Renovation
Dec-20-2013 — Daniel C. Oliverio, chairman of Hodgson Russ, was interviewed by Buffalo Law Journal for an article on the $9 million renovation of the historic Buffalo Club, which was founded in 1867 by, among others, former Hodgson Russ attorney President Millard Fillmore.
Buffalo Law Journal Publishes ‘Five Questions With Robert McLaughlin’
Nov-21-2013 — Hodgson Russ attorney Robert J. McLaughlin was recently interviewed on the formalization of Hodgson Russ’s Gaming Law Practice Group.
Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Largest-Ever False Claims Act Settlement in Risperdal Lawsuits
Nov-04-2013 — The Justice Department announced today that Johnson & Johnson will pay $1.273 billion to the federal government and most states to settle a civil False Claims Act investigation into its off-label marketing of its antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
Hodgson Russ Rankings Increase in U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Report
Nov-01-2013 — Hodgson Russ’s 2014 U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are the firm’s highest to date.
Mark S. Klein Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article on State Estate & Inheritance Taxes
Nov-01-2013 — Hodgson Russ tax attorney Mark S. Klein is quoted in “States You Shouldn’t Be Caught Dead In,” published in the October 26 issue of the Wall Street Journal.
Hodgson Russ Announces New Gaming Law Practice Group
Oct-31-2013 — Hodgson Russ LLP has formalized its gaming law practice by creating a Gaming Law Practice Group.
Hodgson Russ Plays Host to Industry Roundtable on Real Estate & Development
Oct-17-2013 — Western New York real estate and development insiders discuss the state of the industry at a roundtable discussion held at Hodgson Russ's Buffalo office.
Thomas R. Hyde Announced as New Board President of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
Oct-10-2013 — Thomas R. Hyde, a partner at Hodgson Russ, has been elected president of the board of directors of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the governing body of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
New Partners Boll & Collura Featured in ‘Hodgson Russ Snags 2 Tax Pros for Upstate NY Offices’
Sep-12-2013 — The article highlights both attorneys' experience in tax, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate law and their decision to join Hodgson Russ's growing business and tax practices in New York’s Capital District.
‘Martoche Tapped to Lead ADR Group’ Published in Buffalo Law Journal
Sep-09-2013 — Hodgson Russ attorney and former New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division justice Salvatore R. Martoche is profiled in the Buffalo Law Journal article “Martoche Tapped to Lead ADR Group,” published September 9.
Guaranty Building Featured in the Chicago Tribune
Sep-09-2013 — Author and architecture critic Blair Kamin was inspired to write about the Guaranty Building, which he calls a masterpiece that reveals Louis Sullivan’s “tall office building artistry at its peak,” after viewing it on an overnight stay in Buffalo.
Jennifer M. Boll and Thomas J. Collura Join Hodgson Russ as Partners
Sep-09-2013 — Hodgson Russ announces Jennifer M. Boll and Thomas J. Collura have joined the law firm as partners in the Corporate & Securities, Estates & Trusts, and Tax Practice Groups. They will divide their time between Hodgson Russ’s Albany and Saratoga Springs offices.
Alba Alessandro Authors ‘Tech E&O Insurance 101’ for Today’s General Counsel
Sep-09-2013 — The article is geared toward technology consultants/integrators of software, hardware and systems architects, Internet service providers, application service providers, software developers, telecommunications providers, Internet retailers, non-technology businesses with network exposure, general technology service providers, and others at risk of exposure without tech E&O insurance.
Hugh M. Russ on the Admission of Disputed Evidence in Flight 3407 Lawsuits
Sep-04-2013 — U.S. District Court Judge William Skretney's will allow both an independent audit of Colgan Air's safety procedures and the testimony of a Federal Aviation Administration official who worked with Colgan to be admitted as evidence in lawsuits filed against the airline by the families of some of the victims of Flight 3407.
Seventy Hodgson Russ Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers Listing
Aug-28-2013 — Seventy Hodgson Russ attorneys have been named to the 2013 Upstate New York Super Lawyers (59 Hodgson Russ attorneys) and New York Metro Super Lawyers (11 Hodgson Russ attorneys).
Fifty-Five Hodgson Russ Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2014
Aug-28-2013 — Fifty-five Hodgson Russ attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.
Former NYS Supreme Court Appellate Division Justice Salvatore R. Martoche Joins Hodgson Russ
Aug-28-2013 — Hodgson Russ announces former New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division Justice Salvatore R. Martoche is joining the law firm’s Buffalo office effective September 3.
Reetuparna Dutta Named to Lawyers of Color's Hot List
Jul-22-2013 — Reetuparna (Reena) Dutta, an associate in Hodgson Russ’s Business Litigation Practice Group, is one of 100 early- to mid-career minority attorneys from the U.S. Eastern Region selected by Lawyers of Color for its inaugural Hot List.
Hodgson Russ Partner Jill L. Yonkers Quoted on Lawsuit Involving Special Needs Student Athlete
Jul-20-2013 — Hodgson Russ partner Jill L. Yonkers is quoted in the July 20 Buffalo News article "State, Not His Disabilities, Sidelines Orchard Park Student Athlete."
Timothy P. Noonan Talks Tax Residency in FORTUNE
Hugh M. Russ Asks NTSB to Reopen Flight 3407 Investigation on Behalf of Victims' Families
Jul-15-2013 — Hodgson Russ partner Hugh M. Russ, III sent a letter to the chair of the National Transportation Safety Board last month urging the board to reopen its investigation of the February 2009 crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407.
Hodgson Russ Partner Adam W. Perry Will Referee Effort to Reopen Community Center
Jul-11-2013 — The Niagara Gazette reported today that Adam W. Perry was selected by Supreme Court Justice Frank Caruso to oversee efforts to reopen the condemned Niagara Community Center, which closed in 2008.
Court Confirms Award of NYS DMV Contract to Hodgson Russ Client CBN Secure Technologies, Inc.
Jul-02-2013 — The New York State Supreme Court, Albany County, recently upheld the award of an eight-year contract to produce state-of-the-art driver's licenses and identification cards for the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to Canadian Bank Note Ltd. subsidiary and Hodgson Russ client, CBN Secure Technologies, Inc.
Hodgson Russ Moves Up on Prestigious NLJ 350 and NYLJ 100 Lists
Nathaniel W. Lucek Joins Hodgson Russ
Attorneys, Including Hodgson Russ Partner John D. Lopinski, React to High Court's Gene Patent Ruling
Jun-18-2013 Law360
Three Reasons Why Bankruptcies Are Falling
Jun-12-2013 Albany Business Review
Hodgson Russ Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Hodgson Russ Partner Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, Jr. Inducted Into Litigation Counsel of America
Hodgson Russ Partner Hugh M. Russ on the Setting of the Flight 3407 Trial Date
Three Hodgson Russ Attorneys Lead New WNY Chapter of Federal Bar Association
Hodgson Russ Client to Receive Portion of $15 Million False Claims Act Settlement
Five Questions With Hodgson Russ Partner James Wadsworth
May-22-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Three's a Crowd: Non-Employees Complicate Workplace Harassment Claims
May-22-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Buffalo Law Journal’s Matt Chandler Reflects on His Evening With Hodgson Russ & Lanny Davis in 'Learning From Lanny'
May-21-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Hodgson Russ Opens Law Office in Saratoga Springs, NY
Daniel C. Oliverio Quoted on White-Collar Criminal Investigations in 'Businesses in the Bull's-Eye'
May-14-2013 Buffalo News
James M. Wadsworth Named Buffalo Renaissance Foundation’s Man of the Year
Michael E. Reyen Joins Hodgson Russ
William J. Comiskey and Timothy P. Noonan Cited in 'Should the MTC Take on a Model False Claims Act?'
May-06-2013 State Tax Notes
Soaring Autism Diagnoses Will Bring Changes to Special Ed Programs
Apr-26-2013 School Board News Today
Joseph N. Endres Discusses New York State Tax Policy on WBEN NewsRadio 930
Developing a Buzz
Apr-15-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Anne F. Downey Joins Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group
Q&A With Hodgson Russ's John Lopinski
Apr-05-2013 Law360
Five Questions With Kenneth Friedman, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
Apr-01-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Q&A With Hodgson Russ's John Zak
Apr-01-2013 Law360
Q&A With Hodgson Russ's Richard Weisz
Mar-22-2013 Law360
Q&A With Hodgson Russ's Alan Laurita
Mar-20-2013 Law360
Kenneth P. Friedman to Be Honored by the National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York
Mar-11-2013 Buffalo News
New York Attorney General Pushes Forward With Tax Prosecutions Under False Claim Act
Mar-08-2013 — State & Local Tax
Residency Case Continues: An Interview With Gaied Attorney Tim Noonan
Mar-05-2013 Tax Stringer, a publication of the New York State Society of CPAs
Suit Stemming From Plane Crash Can Proceed
Mar-04-2013 The Daily Record
A ‘Buyers’ Market’ for Law Firms Seeking to Hire
Mar-03-2013 Buffalo News
Hodgson Russ Wins Second Circuit Case for City of Buffalo
Hodgson Russ Partner Joseph P. Goldberg to Chair National Bar Association of India NY Chapter
A Consumer Watchdog on Shaky Footing
Feb-25-2013 CQ Weekly
Canada Offers Towering Opportunities
'Frustrated' 3407 Families Seek Answers
Feb-13-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Hodgson Russ Partner Joseph S. Brown Elected to New York State Bar House of Delegates
Hodgson Russ Attorney Michael T. Logan Newly Admitted to New York State Bar
Christopher: Educating the Educators
Jan-28-2013 Buffalo Law Journal
Arthur A. Marrapese III Appointed to Lead Hodgson Russ’s Employee Benefits Practice Group
Hodgson Russ Announces Newly Elected Partners
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