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Seventy Hodgson Russ Attorneys Named to 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Hugh Russ Listed Among Top 50

Press Release
September 6, 2017

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce 70 Hodgson Russ attorneys have been named to the 2017 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 eight 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 2017 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 32 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

Emily A. Dinsmore*

State, Local & Municipal

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

Patrick E. Fitzsimmons*

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Robert J. Fluskey, Jr.

Business Litigation

Kenneth P. Friedman

Business/Corporate

Jodyann Galvin

Business Litigation

Terrence M. Gilbride

Real Estate

Kevin K. Gluc

Estate Planning & Probate

John M. Godwin*

Employment & Labor

Garry M. Graber

Bankruptcy: Business

Michael J. Hecker*

Environmental

Julia Hilliker*

Business Litigation

Patrick J. Hines*

Business Litigation

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

Robert J. Lane, Jr.

Business Litigation

Chelsea N. Latta*

Immigration

Ryan J. Lucinski

Personal Injury: Products

Lance J. Madden

Immigration

Charles W. Malcomb*

Environmental

Jason E. Markel

Business Litigation

Arthur A. Marrapese, III

Employee Benefits

Michael E. Maxwell

Business Litigation

Sarah Nagel Miller*

Business Litigation

Thomas W. Nelson

Tax

Timothy P. Noonan

Tax

Kinsey A. O’Brien*

Employment & Labor

Daniel C. Oliverio

Business Litigation

Matthew K. Parker*

Insurance Coverage

Paul I. Perlman

Business Litigation

Adam W. Perry

Employment Litigation: Defense

Emina Poricanin*

Employment & Labor

Charles S. Rauch*

Intellectual Property

Michael E. Reyen*

Real Estate

Paul J. Roman, Jr.*

Intellectual Property

Karalyn M. Rossi*

Business Litigation

Hugh M. Russ, III (Top 50)

Civil Litigation: Defense

Aaron M. Saykin*

Business Litigation

Matthew Scherer*

Business/Corporate

Joseph V. Sedita

Business Litigation

John L. Sinatra

Business Litigation

Daniel A. Spitzer

Environmental

Jeffrey C. Stravino

Environmental Litigation

Melissa N. Subjeck

Business Litigation

Joel J. Terragnoli*

Environmental

Peter H. Wiltenburg*

Business Litigation

Sujata Yalamanchili

Real Estate

Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, Jr.

Business Litigation

Albany

Attorney

Practice

Ariele R. Doolittle*

Tax

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.

For further information on the firm, visit http://www.hodgsonruss.com/ or call 716-856-4000.