Firm News

32 Hurwitz Fine Attorneys Named to the 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023

Thirty-two attorneys from Hurwitz Fine have been selected for inclusion on the 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. In addition, six of the Top 50 and two of the Top 10 Upstate New York Super Lawyers named are Hurwitz Fine attorneys.

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Joshua M. Goldberg Joins Hurwitz Fine as an Insurance Coverage and Litigation Attorney in Melville

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023

Joshua M. Goldberg has joined Hurwitz Fine's Melville office as an Insurance and Litigation Associate. Josh focuses his practice on Insurance Coverage Litigation, Business & Commercial Litigation, and Labor & Employment.

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Attorney Kaitlin A. Sines joins the Board of Directors of Lawyers for Learning

Monday, August 21st, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Associate Attorney Kaitlin A. Sines recently joined the Board of Directors of Lawyers for Learning. The local organization is dedicated to providing a program through which members of the Erie County legal community volunteer as tutors and mentors at School 18, a public grade school located in the economically-depressed West Side neighborhood of Buffalo, New York.

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28 Hurwitz Fine Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®

Thursday, August 17th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine is pleased to announce that 28 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Among this list, five Hurwitz Fine attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America® list.

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Dan D. Kohane Receives the 2023 Richard T. Boyette Award for outstanding contribution to the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Insurance Coverage Senior Member Dan D. Kohane is the recipient of the 2023 Richard T. Boyette Award for outstanding contribution to the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence.

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Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody Briandi and Insurance Coverage Member Dan Kohane Featured in FDCC’s annual issue of Insights Magazine

Wednesday, July 26th, 2023

Firm President/Managing Partner Jody Briandi authored two articles on law practice management and Insurance Coverage Member Dan Kohane co-authored an article on insurance coverage developments. 

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Jody Briandi Ranks #38 on Buffalo Business First’s 2023 Power 200 Women

Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody Briandi was ranked #38 on Buffalo Business First’s 2023 Power 200 Women, a list of some of the most influential and talented women in Buffalo who have fueled economic, social, and cultural growth throughout Western New York.

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Patrice C. S. Melville Joins Hurwitz Fine as a Litigation Attorney in Long Island

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

Patrice C. S. Melville has joined Hurwitz Fine's Long Island office as a litigation associate. She focuses her practice on the defense of businesses and individuals in a wide array of litigated matters.

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Ashley M. Cuneo Joins Hurwitz Fine as a Litigation Attorney in Melville

Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Ashley M. Cuneo has joined Hurwitz Fine's Melville office as a litigation associate. Ashley focuses her practice on general liability defense, including medical malpractice and NYS Labor Law.

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Hurwitz Fine Achieves Midsize Mansfield Certification “Plus” Status

Monday, June 5th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine has achieved the highest national law firm diversity certification after a rigorous 18-month collaboration with Diversity Lab to track, measure and achieve diversity in leadership.

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Diane F. Bosse Receives the American Bar Association's 2023 Robert J. Kutak Award

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Attorney Diane F. Bosse is the American Bar Association's 2023 Robert J. Kutak Award Recipient. The Kutak Award is presented annually to honor an individual who has made significant contributions to the collaboration of the legal academy, the bench, and the bar.

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Hurwitz Fine Partners With Habitat for Humanity To Give Back

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

On April 28th and May 19th, as part of Hurwitz Fine's ongoing community service initiative, employees attended two community service days, organized by our DEI and Safety & Wellness Committees, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity.

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Hurwitz Fine Announces Attorney Advancements

Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine attorneys Lee SiegelScott KaganJesse Siegel and Mike Williams have all advanced at the firm, effective May 1.

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Scott J. Whitbeck Joins Hurwitz Fine as a Litigation Attorney

Thursday, April 27th, 2023

Scott J. Whitbeck has joined Hurwitz P.C. as Special Counsel in the firm's Buffalo office, focusing his practice on the defense of product and premises liability claims.

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Jody E. Briandi and Anastasia M. McCarthy Honored as 2023 ATHENA Award Finalists

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

Hurwitz Fine is proud to announce that it has two finalists for the 2023 ATHENA Awards®, President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi and Member Anastasia M. McCarthy.

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Michael F. Perley Named a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation

Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Litigation Chair Michael F. Perley has been named a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation.

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V. Christopher Potenza Elected to the Harmonie Group Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Member V. Christopher Potenza was elected to the Harmonie Group Board of Directors. The Harmonie Group is an an-invitation-only international network of law firms, vetted for their standards, ethics and values in handling complex litigation for corporations, third party administrators and insurance companies. 

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Kaitlin A. Sines Joins Hurwitz Fine as a Litigation Associate in the Firm's Buffalo Office

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

Kaitlin A. Sines has joined Hurwitz Fine P.C. in the firm’s Buffalo office, focusing her practice on automobile liability and asbestos defense. She is experienced in many areas of personal injury, including automobile and trucking litigation, premises liability, products liability, and labor and employment disputes. 

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Brian D. Barnas Receives Sheldon Hurwitz Young Lawyer Award

Thursday, January 19th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine Insurance Coverage Member Brian D. Barnas received the New York State Bar Association's Sheldon Hurwitz Young Lawyer award. Presented by the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section, this award recognizes an attorney's outstanding contributions to the practice of law in the field of insurance and will be presented at the association’s annual meeting in New York.

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Jody E. Briandi Elected to the WNY Women’s Foundation Board of Directors

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi was elected to the WNY Women’s Foundation Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2023, for a three-year term.

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