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Hodgson Russ Honored for Corporate Social Responsibility

News Release
April 1, 2016

Hodgson Russ LLP was honored at the Northeast 2016 Oil & Gas Awards Gala, held March 30, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA.  One of the country’s leading law firms, Hodgson Russ provides business-focused legal counsel to market-leading and emerging enterprises, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals across the United States, Canada and the world. 

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award is presented to an organization operating in, or working directly with the oil and gas sector and demonstrates the best active CSR and commitment to CSR.  Alan Laurita, a partner at Hodgson Russ with more than 30 years as an attorney and former business leader in the gas and oil industry, received the award on behalf of the firm and also presented at the organization’s Northeast Industry Summit, also held in Pittsburgh on March 29, 2016.

According to Rick W. Kennedy, President & CEO of Hodgson Russ, community engagement has been part of the law firm’s culture for nearly 200 years.  “In addition to the time and talent devoted to the communities in which we serve, the firm also provides financial support to more than 250 worthy organizations,” he said.

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. The firm practices in every major area of law and uses multidisciplinary work teams to serve the specific, often complex, needs of clients, which include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in Buffalo, New York City, Albany, and Saratoga Springs, New York; Toronto, Ontario; and Palm Beach, Florida.