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Joel J. Terragnoli

Senior Associate
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Practices & Industries

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, B.S., Magna Cum Laude

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude 

Joel concentrates his practice in environmental and energy law. His practice includes representing businesses and municipalities in commercial, land use, and contract based litigation, as well as advising clients on compliance and permitting issues, regulatory enforcement actions, and environmental risk assessments.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Joel worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York where he gained extensive litigation experiencing up through and including jury trials representing numerous State agencies, officials, and employees on a wide variety of civil matters. Prior to that, he worked as a commercial litigation associate at a Buffalo law firm.

Honors

  • Former articles editor, Buffalo Law Review, 2012-2013
  • Former legal research and writing fellow, University at Buffalo School of Law, 2012
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2017
  • Louis J. Lefkowitz Memorial Award, State of New York Office of the Attorney General, 2021

Presentations & Events

Community & Pro Bono

  • Board of Directors, Buffalo City Mission