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Garry M. Graber Upstate Co-Chair of New NYSBA Real Property Section Committee

January 31, 2006

Garry M. Graber, a partner in Hodgson Russ LLP's Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, was recently named upstate co-chair of the newly created Committee on Real Estate Workouts and Bankruptcy of the Real Property Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Mr. Graber has over 25 years of experience practicing bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, creditors' rights, financial services, and 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.

The NYSBA Real Property Section promotes the interests and welfare of the public and members of the bar in real property law. The Committee on Real Estate Workouts and Bankruptcy focuses on bankruptcy and alternatives to bankruptcy with respect to real property. 

With more than 220 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.