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Garry M. Graber Receives UB Law Distinguished Alumni Award

May 31, 2006

Garry M. Graber, a partner in Hodgson Russ LLP's Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, recently received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University at Buffalo Law Alumni Association at the organization's 44th annual meeting and dinner. Mr. Graber was honored for his leadership by example as a private practitioner.

Mr. Graber, a 1978 graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School, has over 25 years of experience practicing bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, creditors' rights, financial services, commercial and corporate litigation, and general business law. He represents troubled business entities, their secured and unsecured creditors, and their shareholders and principals inside and outside of bankruptcy, as well as creditors' committees, equity committees, trustees, examiners, and purchasers in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings across the United States and in cross-border matters, primarily with Canada.

With more than 225 attorneys practicing in all major areas of law, Hodgson Russ is among the 200 largest law firms headquartered in the United States. It is one of approximately 100 firms in the country listed in America's Greatest Places to Work With a Law Degree. In June 2005, Hodgson Russ received the Carol S. Knox Family-Friendly Employer Award from the Capital District Women's Bar Association. The firm, which was established in 1817 and is among the oldest law firms in the United States, is the only law firm that can count two former U.S. presidents, Millard Fillmore and Grover Cleveland, among its alumni. Hodgson Russ has offices in Albany, Buffalo, Johnstown, and New York, New York; Boca Raton, Florida; and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.