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B.A., Trinity College, B.A.

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., Summa Cum Laude

Spencer primarily concentrates his practice in the areas of white-collar criminal defense and the False Claims Act. He has experience defending a wide variety of federal, state, and local government investigations and criminal prosecutions, and conducts internal investigations for companies. Spencer is also an experienced appellate advocate who regularly handles matters before the New York appellate courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Spencer worked on white-collar defense, pharmaceutical defense, and appellate matters in a large Buffalo law firm.

Honors

  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2013 - 2016

Presentations

Publications

Social Media

Spencer contributes to Hodgson Russ’s Whistleblower Blog. His blog entries include:

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County

Community & Pro Bono

  • Vice President, Board of Directors: Neighborhood Legal Services