Firm News

Hurwitz & Fine Ranks as Eighth Largest Buffalo Law Firm for the Third Year

Friday, January 14th, 2022

Founded in 1977, Hurwitz & Fine continues to grow with more than 40 attorneys in the Buffalo area and more than 50 in total across New York, Florida and Connecticut.


Patricia A. Rauh Named ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project's Rising Champion for Justice

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project has announced that Hurwitz & Fine's Litigation attorney, Patricia A. Rauh, is the recipient of the Rising Champion for Justice Award. This honor is in recognition of the many hours of pro bono services she has provided to the community so early in her career.


Hurwitz & Fine: 2021 In Review

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine's 2021 Adopt a Family

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Every year around the holidays, Hurwitz & Fine’s Safety and Wellness Committee partners with a local organization to conduct our Adopt-a-Family drive. This year, we partnered with Child and Family Services of Western New York to bring some holiday cheer to a local, in-need family.


Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi featured in 2022 publication of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"

Friday, November 5th, 2021

Hurwitz and Fine Managing Partner, Jody E. Briandi was recently featured in the 2022 publication of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for her article, "Navigating the New Normal," in which she discusses how the pandemic has affected law firm culture and work environment


Jesse L. Siegel Joins Hurwitz & Fine as a Litigation Attorney in the Firm’s Melville Office

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Jesse L. Siegel has joined Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. as a litigation attorney in the firm’s Melville office. Jesse focuses his practice on insurance defense, primarily defending against claims of personal injuries in the areas of automobile liability, premises liability, and construction accident litigation.


Michael J. Williams Joins Hurwitz & Fine as Special Counsel in the Firm’s General Liability Defense Department

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Michael J. Williams has joined Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. as special counsel in the firm’s general liability defense department. Mike will be focusing his practice on product liability, medical device litigation, defense of institutions involved in claims brought under New York’s Child Victims Act and municipal law with a focus on firefighters.


Hurwitz & Fine’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee Sponsors Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees Charity Drive

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Since the beginning of October, Hurwitz & Fine’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee has been collecting personal hygiene and household items across the firm’s multiple offices to benefit the Buffalo United for Afghan Evacuees organization.


Ryan Maxwell Quoted in P&C Article

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

For a recent Inside P&C article, Hurwitz & Fine Attorney Ryan Maxwell provided insight into the current appellate landscape confronted by insurance carriers and policyholders alike in ongoing COVID-19 business interruption litigation.


Joseph Brown Featured in Buffalo Business First Article on Mental Health in the Workplace

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Labor and Employment Member Joseph S. Brown, Esq. was featured in an interview with Buffalo Business First for his input on various labor employment law scenarios related to mental health in the workplace.


Jody E. Briandi Featured as a Woman of Influence by Business First

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi was honored as a 2021 Woman of Influence by Buffalo Business First in the Corporate Executive category. 


Hurwitz & Fine Welcomes Five Associates Pending Admission

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine has welcomed five associates pending admission to the firm’s Insurance Coverage and General Litigation teams.


Hurwitz & Fine Corporate Paralegal Appointed to the Daemen College Paralegal Studies Advisory Committee

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine Corporate Paralegal Janet Beamer has been appointed to the Daemen College Paralegal Studies Advisory Committee.


Hurwitz & Fine Recognized as a Buffalo Business First Healthiest Employers Finalist

Monday, August 30th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine has been honored as a finalist in the small company category (10 - 100 employees) for Buffalo Business First's 2021 Healthiest Employers. 


Edward C. Robinson Featured in The Daily Record's Power 20 Trusts & Estates List

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Hurwitz & Fine Attorney Edward C. Robinson was recognized by The Daily Record as a "Power 20" Trusts & Estates Attorney. 


28 Attorneys Named to 2021 Upstate New York Super Lawyers List

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

28 attorneys from Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. have been selected to the 2021 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.


Dan Kohane Featured Speaker at 2021 ADTA Annual Meeting

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Insurance Coverage attorney Dan D. Kohane was featured as a speaker while attending the 80th Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) annual meeting in Ashville, North Carolina on August 12, 2021. He spoke on his experiences as a first-generation American and how the rule of law affected his family and continues to affect millions every day.