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Daniel C. Oliverio Elected to SUNY Buffalo Law School Dean’s Advisory Council

August 1, 2012

Daniel C. Oliverio, chairman of the law firm Hodgson Russ LLP, has been elected to the SUNY Buffalo Law School Dean’s Advisory Council, effective August 1.

The Dean's Advisory Council provides assistance to the dean, administration, and faculty in the formation of policies and plans for the school, aiming to provide legal education of the highest quality, and, through scholarly activities, advance the understanding of law in American society. The council provides guidance to the dean on matters such as curriculum, development, alumni relations, government relations, public service, and administration.

Makau W. Mutua, dean of the Law School, said “I rely on Dan’s counsel. He is a great leader with a demonstrated commitment to our school. I am extremely pleased that he has agreed to join the Dean’s Advisory Council.”

In addition to serving as chairman of Hodgson Russ, Mr. Oliverio leads the firm’s False Claims Act and Business Crimes Practice Groups and is a member of the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, placing Mr. Oliverio among the firm's leaders in both civil business litigation and white-collar criminal and regulatory matters, including corporate investigations and compliance. Mr. Oliverio has also appeared in numerous federal False Claims Act cases on behalf of both relators and defendants.