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Hodgson Russ Adds 5 Lawyers in the Capital District

Press Release
September 3, 2019

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce that Glen Doherty, Laurence Fox, Edward Kowalewski, Jr., Christopher Massaroni and Scott Paton have joined the Albany and Saratoga Springs offices. The recent addition of these attorneys significantly expands Hodgson Russ’s legal presence in the Capital District.

Glen P. Doherty represents both employers and management in all aspects of labor and employment law. He also represents his clients when dealing with the full spectrum of labor and employment law-related litigation matters, in state and federal courts, and in front of both arbitrators and state and federal administrative agencies. Glen will reside in the Albany office.

Laurence I. Fox handles contract drafting and negotiation, contract administration, bidding issues, surety matters, disputes, claims, administrative reviews, settlements, trials and appeals in state and federal courts, mediations and arbitrations. He is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Contract Litigation Unit of the NYS Department of Law. Larry will reside in the Saratoga Springs office.

Edward Kowalewski, Jr.’s practice involves commercial and contract law, together with construction law and litigation. He represents heavy highway, building and mechanical trade contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, lenders, and public and private owners. Edward will reside in the Saratoga Springs office.

Christopher Massaroni represents individuals, and public and private entities on complex commercial litigation matters, product liability lawsuits, employment matters, corporate disputes, and construction claims and lawsuits. He also represents numerous national corporations on self-insured personal injury disputes. Chris will reside in the Albany office.

Scott Paton represents his clients in all aspects of business litigation, including labor and employment law disputes focusing on the enforcement of non-compete agreements, the pursuit of claims sounding in trade-secret misappropriation, unfair business practices, and shareholder disputes. He will reside in the Albany office.

“We are very excited to welcome this established group to the firm,” says Rick Kennedy, Managing Partner. “The addition of these attorneys deepens our capabilities in the construction, labor and employment and litigation areas, and supports our firm’s strategic growth plan to increase our ability to support existing clients and provide additional leverage to recruit new clients both within the Capital Region and across the state.”  

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, New York, Palm Beach, Saratoga Springs and Toronto. To learn more about the firm, please visit www.hodgsonruss.com.