Hodgson Russ Names Gary Schober New York City Office Managing Partner
Hodgson Russ announces Gary Schober will assume the role of managing partner for the law firm’s New York City office, located at 1540 Broadway, effective October 1.
Gary served as the firm’s president and CEO from July 2005 through January 2012. Under his leadership, the firm grew and deftly navigated the economic downturn. As president, Gary was responsible for spearheading the firm's strategic vision and initiatives for growth and business development as well as guiding the firm's day-to-day operations. Gary currently leads the firm's Emerging Companies & Venture Capital and Privacy, Data Security & Cyber Liability Practices and will continue to do so.
Gary follows Cathy Fleming as managing partner of the New York office. Cathy assumed the role of office managing partner in 2012. She will continue in her role as head of the firm's Tax Investigations & Defense Practice and will continue practicing in the areas of complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal cases.
John Amershadian, president of Hodgson Russ, said, “Gary’s significant, proven leadership skills; the extensive knowledge, experience, and wisdom he brings to the position; and his client-focused philosophy will greatly benefit our clients in the metro-New York area and firm-wide. In addition to being an excellent lawyer and continuing to advise clients, we are looking forward to Gary taking our New York City presence to a new level. I am pleased that Gary is taking on this new role and very happy to welcome him back to our management team.”
Gary said, “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the firm’s exceptional attorneys and staff in New York, the firm as a whole, and, most importantly, our valued clients in this role. I look forward to supporting our attorneys as they continue to provide excellent legal service to our clients while we work together to undertake new strategic initiatives to enhance our relationships with existing clients and grow our practice in the New York area and firm-wide.”
About Cathy, John said, “Cathy’s skill and experience have contributed to the growth of our New York City presence. We are grateful for her leadership as New York office managing partner, and we all look forward to continuing to work with Cathy as she returns full time to our clients.”