B.A., Emory University
J.D., University at Buffalo Law School
Derek assists Hodgson Russ attorneys with federal and international tax law matters. Prior to joining the firm he clerked for National Fuel Gas Company, the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York. Derek also served as an aide in the Chambers of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. for a two-year term in Washington, DC.
Articles Editor, Buffalo Law Review
Charles E. Mann Public Interest Award
- Honorable Robert Foster Thompson Award