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Hodgson Russ Listed in 2015 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Press Release
June 15, 2015

Chambers USAHodgson Russ’s Health, Business Litigation, Corporate & Business Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices are recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual referral guide that ranks law firms and attorneys based on in-depth, independent research and interviews with clients, attorneys, and corporate counsel.

In ranking Hodgson Russ among the top 13 law firms for health care law in New York State, Chambers recognizes Hodgson Russ “for its full-service offering to a broad provider client base”  and “particular strength in reimbursement matters, including those impacting academic medical centers.” Hodgson Russ partner Ellen Weissman, who, Chambers notes, market observers describe as “absolutely tenacious in getting outcomes for clients,” is named a notable practitioner in the field.

In ranking Hodgson Russ among the top three law firms for general commercial litigation in Upstate New York State, Chambers calls Hodgson Russ a “market-leading practice” and “one of the best firms in town,” and lauds the firm’s “pragmatic approach” and “depth of experience.” The guide calls Hodgson Russ partners Daniel Oliverio and Robert Lane notable practitioners, and notes that peers describe them as a “strong litigator” and a “very worthy adversary,” respectively.

In ranking Hodgson Russ among the top three law firms for corporate law and M&A in Upstate New York State, Chambers cites Hodgson Russ’s “excellent reputation for handling midmarket transactions,” and quotes a client who calls Hodgson Russ “a premier law firm in the Buffalo area.” Hodgson Russ partner Kenneth Friedman is listed as a notable practitioner.