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Sixty Hodgson Russ Attorneys Named to 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers

Press Release
August 12, 2019

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce 60 Hodgson Russ attorneys have been named to the 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

Hugh M. Russ, III, a partner in the firm’s Torts, Insurance & Products Liability Practice, has the added distinction of ranking among the top 50 attorneys on the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. He has been included on the top 10 or top 50 list for the last 10 years.

Garry M. Graber, a partner and practice leader in the firm’s Corporate Trust Defaults and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Commercial Litigation Practices, also has the added distinction of ranking among the top 50 attorneys on the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is an attorney rating service. Each year, Super Lawyers compiles state- and region-specific top lawyers lists based on the results of a comprehensive, multistage selection process that includes peer nominations and evaluations, and independent research. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state receive the "Rising Stars" distinction and Hodgson Russ is well represented by having 27 attorneys included.

The full list of Hodgson Russ’s Super Lawyers and “Rising Stars” follows.

“Super Lawyers”

John P. Amershadian 
Banking

Joseph L. Braccio 
Employment & Labor

Robert B. Conklin 
Business Litigation

Ryan K. Cummings 
Insurance Coverage

Christopher L. Doyle 
Tax

Christofer C. Fattey 
Banking

Robert J. Fluskey, Jr. 
Business Litigation

Kenneth P. Friedman 
Business/Corporate

Jodyann Galvin 
Business Litigation

Terrence M. Gilbride 
Real Estate

Garry M. Graber 
Bankruptcy: Business

Timothy W. Hoover 
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Kevin M. Kearney 
Business Litigation

Stephen W. Kelkenberg 
Business Litigation

Rick W. Kennedy 
Environmental

Mark S. Klein 
Tax

Robert J. Lane, Jr. 
Business Litigation

Ryan J. Lucinski 
PI - Products: Defense

Jason E. Markel 
Business Litigation

Michael E. Maxwell 
Business Litigation

Thomas W. Nelson 
Tax

Timothy P. Noonan 
Tax

Daniel C. Oliverio 
Business Litigation

Adam W. Perry 
Employment Litigation: Defense

Hugh M. Russ, III 
Civil Litigation: Defense

John L. Sinatra 
Business Litigation

Christian J. Soller 
PI General: Defense

Daniel A. Spitzer 
Environmental

Jeffrey C. Stravino 
Environmental Litigation

Melissa N. Subjeck 
Business Litigation

Richard L. Weisz 
Bankruptcy: Business

Sujata Yalamanchili 
Real Estate

Benjamin M. Zuffranieri, Jr. 
Business Litigation

“Rising Stars”

Nathan W. G. Berti 
Estate & Probate

Luisa Bostick 
Employment & Labor

W. Seth Calleri
Business Litigation

William A. Ciszewski, III 
Insurance Coverage

Marissa A. Coheley 
Business Litigation

Emily A. Dinsmore 
Government Finance

Ariele R. Doolittle 
Tax

Reetuparna (Reena) Dutta 
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Patrick E. Fitzsimmons 
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Michael J. Hecker 
Environmental

Julia Hilliker 
Business Litigation

Patrick J. Hines 
Business Litigation

Chelsea N. Latta 
Immigration: Business

Michael T. Logan 
Government Finance

Charles W. Malcomb 
Environmental

Lindsay A. Menasco 
Schools & Education

Sarah Nagel Miller 
Business Litigation

Cristin L. Murray 
Business/Corporate

Kinsey A. O'Brien 
Employment & Labor

Matthew K. Parker 
Business Litigation

Emina Poricanin 
Employment & Labor

Charles S. Rauch
Intellectual Property

Karalyn M. Rossi 
Business Litigation

Aaron M. Saykin 
Business Litigation

Matthew Scherer 
Business/Corporate

Peter H. Wiltenburg 
Business Litigation

Henry A. Zomerfeld 
Environmental Litigation

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. Our attorneys practice in every significant area 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, New York City, Palm Beach, Saratoga Springs and Toronto. To learn more, visit www.hodgsonruss.com.