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Hodgson Russ Practice Teams Recognized In America's Leading Lawyers For Business

June 3, 2016

Hodgson Russ LLP has been recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual guide that ranks law firms and attorney’s based on in-depth, independent research and interviews with clients, attorneys, and corporate counsel.  The firm’s Health, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, and Litigation Practices were lauded for a variety of qualities, strengths and skills.

In ranking Hodgson Russ among the top three law firms for general commercial litigation in Upstate New York, Chambers quoted clients of the firm who praised the team for being “fast and unpretentious and they manage things the way you need.” Chairman, Daniel Oliverio, who is also head of Hodgson Russ’s False Claims Act and Whistleblower practice group, is described by sources as a “very strong litigator.”

The firm’s Health Practice Group was among 13 firms across New York State that were recognized for its skill in handling healthcare reimbursement concerns, including Medicaid and Medicare audits and appeals.  The firm’s varied client base includes hospitals and long-term care providers as well as creditors.  Clients praised notable attorneys Ellen Weissman and Jane Bello Burke for qualities such as “detailed…responsive, and smart,” and “fabulous to work with.”                             

In ranking Hodgson Russ among the top three Upstate New York law firms for corporate law and M&A, Chambers cites the practice team’s “enviable and broad mix of clients on matters including business transactions, regulatory compliance and securities.” Hodgson Russ partner, Kenneth Friedman is listed as a notable practitioner.

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.