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Sixty-three Hodgson Russ Attorneys Named to 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Hugh Russ Listed Among Top 50

Press Release
August 31, 2016

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce 63 Hodgson Russ attorneys have been named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

Hugh M. Russ, III, a partner in the firm’s Torts, Insurance & Products Liability Practice, has the added distinction of ranking among the top 50 attorneys on the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. He has been included on the top 10 or top 50 list for the last seven years.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is an attorney rating service. Each year, Super Lawyers compiles state- and region-specific top lawyers lists based on the results of a comprehensive, multistage selection process that includes peer nominations and evaluations, and independent research. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

The full list of Hodgson Russ’s included attorneys follows. Asterisks indicate those attorneys who have been named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state receive the "Rising Stars" distinction and Hodgson Russ is well represented by having 23 attorneys included.

Buffalo

Attorney

Practice

John P.   Amershadian

Banking

Melanie J.   Beardsley*

Employment   & Labor

Nathan W.   G. Berti*

Estate   Planning & Probate

Joseph L.   Braccio

Employment   & Labor

Elizabeth   K. Buscaglia*

Immigration

William A.   Ciszewski, III*

Insurance   Coverage

Marissa A.   Coheley*

Business   Litigation

Robert B.   Conklin

Business   Litigation

Ryan K.   Cummings

Insurance   Coverage

Alfonzo I.   Cutaia*

Intellectual   Property

Christopher   L. Doyle

Tax

John B.   Drenning

Business/Corporate

Reetuparna   (Reena) Dutta*

Criminal   Defense: White Collar

Catherine   B. Eberl*

Estate   Planning & Probate

Joseph   Endres*

Tax

David A.   Farmelo

Schools   & Education

Christofer   C. Fattey*

Banking

Michael J.   Flanagan*

Employee   Benefits

Robert J.   Fluskey, Jr.

Business   Litigation

Kenneth P.   Friedman

Business/Corporate

Jodyann   Galvin

Business   Litigation

Terrence   M. Gilbride

Real   Estate

John M.   Godwin*

Employment   & Labor

Garry M.   Graber

Bankruptcy:   Business

Michael J.   Hecker*

Environmental

Julia   Hilliker*

Business   Litigation

Patrick J.   Hines*

Personal   Injury General: Defense

Nicholas   J. Hoffman*

Business/Corporate

Timothy W.   Hoover

Criminal   Defense: White Collar

Thomas R.   Hyde

Estate   Planning & Probate

Kevin M.   Kearney

Business   Litigation

Rick W.   Kennedy

Environmental

Mark S.   Klein

Tax

Christian   G. Koelbl, III

Banking

Karl W.   Kristoff

Schools   & Education

Robert J.   Lane, Jr.

Business   Litigation

Ryan J.   Lucinski

General:   Defense

Lance J.   Madden

Immigration

Charles W.   Malcomb*

Environmental

Arthur A.   Marrapese, III

Employee   Benefits

Michael E.   Maxwell

Business   Litigation

Sarah   Nagel Miller*

Business   Litigation

Thomas W.   Nelson

Tax

Daniel C.   Oliverio

Business   Litigation

Paul I.   Perlman

Business   Litigation

Adam W.   Perry

Employment   Litigation: Defense

Emina   Poricanin*

Employment   & Labor

Michael E.   Reyen*

Real   Estate

Paul J.   Roman, Jr.*

Intellectual   Property

Karalyn M.   Rossi*

Personal   Injury General: Defense

Hugh M.   Russ, III (Top 50)

Civil   Litigation: Defense

Joseph V.   Sedita

Business   Litigation

Daniel A.   Spitzer

Environmental

Jeffrey C.   Stravino

Environmental   Litigation

Melissa N.   Subjeck

Business   Litigation

Kevin D.   Szczepanski

Insurance   Coverage

Joel J.   Terragnoli*

Environmental

Patrick M.   Tomovic

Insurance   Coverage

Ellen V.   Weissman

Health   Care

Sujata   Yalamanchili

Real   Estate

Benjamin   M. Zuffranieri, Jr.

Business   Litigation

Albany

Attorney

Practice

Christian   J. Soller

Personal   Injury General: Defense

Richard L.   Weisz

Bankruptcy:   Business

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.