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  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

B.S., United States Military Academy

J.D., cum laude, University at Buffalo School of Law

Seth concentrates his practice in the area of oil and gas law. He assists exploration and production companies in all aspects of the oil and gas industry. His experience includes acquisitions of leases and wells, commercial real estate transactions, related litigation, and advising closely held businesses.   

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Seth was a partner at a boutique firm focused on business transactions, oil and gas law, commercial litigation, real estate, and franchising. While in law school, Seth was an extern at the Office of the New York State Attorney General and a law clerk for the Hon. Richard C. Kloch, New York State Supreme Court. Seth served as an armor officer in the United States Army and the New York Army National Guard from 2001 to 2010.


  • Former executive editor, Buffalo Environmental Law Journal
  • Acting justice, Alden Chapter, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International


Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Alumni Association, Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Group board of directors

Community & Pro Bono

  • Homeless outreach volunteer, Grace Point Alliance Church