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Kevin R. Talbot

Partner, Corporate & Securities Practice Area Leader
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  • New York

Canisius College, B.A. 

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.

Kevin focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions. He has extensive experience advising private and public companies and private equity firms on complex business transactions, including advance planning for acquisitions, divestitures, and other significant transactions. Kevin acts as principal outside general counsel for a number of privately held businesses and regularly advises clients in connection with commercial arrangements, including supply agreements, distribution agreements, sales representative agreements, license agreements, private label manufacturing agreements and joint venture agreements, both domestically and internationally. Kevin also routinely counsels clients in connection with commercial and operational issues.  

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Kevin was an associate at a large firm headquartered in the Midwest.


  • Listed, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, (Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions) 2022 - 2023
  • Leadership Buffalo class of 2012


Kevin represented an international environmental and weather measurement services company in its U.S. acquisitions and integration of targeted companies into its existing U.S. operations, and he represented an international construction equipment manufacturer in its corporate restructuring of North American operations. Below are additional examples of Kevin's representative work.

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Chair, Bar Association of Erie County Corporation Law Committee (2009-12)