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B.A., Trinity College

J.D., summa cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School

Spencer primarily concentrates his practice in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and the False Claims Act. He has experience defending a wide variety of federal, state, and local government investigations and criminal prosecutions, and conducts internal investigations for companies. Spencer is also an experienced appellate advocate who regularly handles matters before the New York appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Spencer worked on white-collar defense, pharmaceutical defense, and appellate matters in a large Buffalo law firm.

Honors

  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2013 - 2016

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Erie County Bar Association
Federal Bar Council

Community & Pro Bono

  • Neighborhood Legal Services, board of directors