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New Attorneys Join Hodgson Russ

Press Release
December 20, 2019

Hodgson Russ is pleased to announce that Krystal Chapin, Jessica Chue, Raymond Fadel, William Hodges, Trevor Johnson, Pauline Muto and Michael Zahler have joined our Buffalo and Albany offices.

Krystal Chapin (Buffalo) has joined the Real Estate & Finance Practice as an Associate. She represents clients in various commercial and real estate matters, including banking and finance, public-private partnership, real estate development and real estate leasing. Krystal is admitted to practice in New York.

Jessica Chue (Buffalo) has joined the Banking & Finance and Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Commercial Litigation Practices as a Senior Associate. She provides clients with legal advice relating to a broad range of banking and financial transactions matters and bankruptcy-related matters. Jessica is admitted to practice in New York.

Raymond Fadel (Buffalo) has joined the Business Litigation Practice as an Associate, where he will handle a broad range of litigation matters in federal and state courts. Ray is admitted to practice in New York.

William Hodges (Buffalo) has joined the Corporate & Securities Practice as an Associate where he represents domestic and international clients on a variety of general corporate matters. Will is admitted to practice in New York.

Trevor Johnson (Albany and Saratoga Springs) has joined the Federal and International Tax Practice as an Associate. He represents individuals, businesses and non-profits with tax-related matters and financial planning. Trevor is admitted to practice in New York.

Pauline Muto (Buffalo) has joined the Business Litigation Practice as an Associate where she represents clients in state and federal court. She focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes, including breach of contract and employment matters. Pauline is admitted to practice in New York.

Michael Zahler (Albany) has joined the Business Litigation Practice as a Senior Associate. Michael focuses his practice on business litigation and complex commercial litigation, including shareholder disputes, contract disputes, fraud claims, defending wage and hour claims, defending employment discrimination claims and restrictive covenant litigation. He is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey.

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 City, Palm Beach, Saratoga Springs and Toronto. To learn more, visit www.hodgsonruss.com.