Hodgson Russ LLP Attorney Named to Lawyers of Color 2022 Hot List

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Hodgson Russ Press Release

Hodgson Russ LLP is pleased to share Mohammed A. Alam, an associate and member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2022 Hot List.

As a member of the Hodgson Russ Business Litigation Practice, Mohammed assists clients with business disputes covering many areas of law. He focuses his practice on commercial disputes, contract litigation, and litigation involving municipalities in both state and federal court. In addition, Mohammed has experience in hemp and cannabis law as well as handling commercial lease disputes between landlords and tenants. He also counsels clients on election law matters and represents governments, educational institutions, and their officials on a variety of litigation and regulatory matters.

A University at Buffalo School of Law alumnus, Mohammed gained a wide range of experience during his studies. He worked with the General Counsel of Deutsche Bank, the State Counsel Division at the New York State Attorney General’s office, and within the Enforcement Department of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He also served as a student attorney for the Community Justice Clinic, where he focused on immigration cases, and was a Constitutional Law Teaching Fellow at the University at Buffalo.

Lawyers of Color is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. The Hot List is comprised of in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates. A selection committee spent months working to identify promising candidates, giving special attention to those who were active in diversity pipeline initiatives.

A full service law firm with more than 200 attorneys, Hodgson Russ has worked alongside innovators and leaders of businesses large and small whose ideas and fortitude have changed the world. Our attorneys assist clients with virtually every legal issue a business or an individual may face. Hodgson Russ utilizes multidisciplinary work teams to meet clients’ specific, often complex needs. Clients include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in Albany, Buffalo, Greensboro, Hackensack, New York, Palm Beach, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, and Toronto. To learn more, visit www.hodgsonruss.com.

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