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Hodgson Russ Partner Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, Jr. Appointed to Federal Court Mediation Panel

Press Release
January 28, 2019

Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, Jr. a partner at Hodgson Russ LLP and Leader of its Business Litigation Practice, has been recently appointed to the federal court mediation panel for the Western District of the United States District Court. Mr. Zuffranieri possesses over 30 years of experience in litigation, including extensive work in alternative dispute resolution, where he has been an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, National Roster of Neutrals, on the Commercial and Construction Panel. Additionally, he has participated as counsel and as a mediator in numerous arbitrations and mediations involving commercial, international, and construction disputes.

Mediators are required to be knowledgeable in civil litigation and possess sound judgment and critical mediation skills in order to be selected. By facilitating quicker and less expensive case resolutions, mediators play an important role in the resolution of cases flowing through the court system.

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. The Firm practices in several significant areas 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 Albany, Buffalo, Saratoga Springs and New York City, New York.  Our Florida office is located in Palm Beach. The Firm also maintains an office in Toronto, Ontario. To learn more about Hodgson Russ, please visit the Firm’s website, www.hodgsonruss.com.