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.
Hurwitz Fine Litigation Chair Michael F. Perley has been named a Fellow of The New York Bar Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hurwitz Fine has welcomed three associates who were all admitted to the bar on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, and will be joining the firm’s Insurance Coverage and General Litigation teams! All three of the individuals have spent the last several months at the firm as associates-pending-admission, and we are excited to officially welcome them as attorneys!
Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi Featured on Buffalo Business First's Table of Experts "Women in Law" Panel
Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody Briandi sat down with several other WNY women lawyers at the Buffalo Business First Table of Experts "Women in Law" panel.
2022 was an exciting year for Hurwitz Fine! We celebrated 45 years—our sapphire anniversary— with a new name and tagline, a new look and new practice areas. We continue to look toward the future with the evolution of our name and visual identity and provide innovative solutions to our clients. We are so proud of what we have accomplished thanks to our attorneys, staff, colleagues and clients!
Each December, Hurwitz Fine's Safety & Wellness Committee partners with a local organization to host our annual Adopt-a-Family Drive. This year, we partnered with WNY Heroes, a veterans' assistance organization, to bring some holiday cheer to two local, in-need families.
Robert P. Louttit Joins Hurwitz Fine as an Insurance Coverage Attorney in the Firm's Melville Office
Hurwitz Fine P.C. Ranked as a Tier One Law Firm in Eight Practice Areas in 2023 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report have announced the release of the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings. Hurwitz Fine P.C. is proud to have Buffalo Metropolitan Tier One rankings in eight practice areas.
Hurwitz Fine participated in the Eighth Annual James Otis Lecture this week, held at the Robert H. Jackson Courthouse in Buffalo, NY, and sponsored by the Buffalo Chapter of ABOTA.
Hurwitz Fine President/Managing Partner Jody E. Briandi Honored as a Business First 2022 C-Level Executive
This year’s honorees are composed of business leaders from some of WNY’s largest companies and nonprofit organizations, who have been nominated as innovators within their company, trailblazers who effectively navigate the complexities of their field, role models for their staff and among their peers, and standard-setters within their industry.
In an important and precedential decision released on October 7, 2022, New York’s Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, unanimously held that the statute repealing New York’s Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act (EDTPA), is to be given prospective, rather than retroactive, effect. As argued to the Court by Hurwitz Fine’s nursing home litigation team in Ruth v Elderwood at Amherst, the text of the repeal statute itself and the legal principles governing statutory interpretation could lead only to that conclusion.
Robert J. Caggiano has joined Hurwitz Fine P.C. in the firm's Litigation Department as an associate attorney. He focuses his practice on general litigation matters, including defending personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, navigating potential high exposure losses, and resolving business/commercial disputes.
On September 15, 2022, Hurwitz Fine Business & Commercial Litigation Member Andrea Schillaci was honored at Buffalo Business First's 16th annual Women of Influence awards.