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Hurwitz & Fine Welcomes Five Associates Pending Admission

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

Aarti Chandan

 Aarti received her J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. While at the University at Buffalo, she had a particular focus on Finance & Law, participating in their New York City finance law developmental program.

Prior to joining Hurwitz & Fine, she was a Summer Associate at Neighborhood Legal Services in Buffalo, where she gained experience drafting CLE training materials, researching housing law matters, and acted as a first contact for potential clients. Before this, she held the position of Legal Extern at a New York City law firm, Law Clerk at the United State Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York, and Congressional Intern for a New York congressional representative.


        Hannah Cominsky

Hannah completed her J.D. at the University at Buffalo School of Law, where she was active as the Executive Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review, a teaching assistant, a student representative for Kaplan Bar Review, and a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Western New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University at Buffalo as well, dual majoring in International Trade and Geography.

Hannah has previously been employed at a large Buffalo law firm as Head Law Clerk, where she conducted legal research, organized and allocated assignments to law clerks, and worked as the sole librarian in placing orders, organizing inventory, and distributing publications. Prior to this position, she worked as a Student Attorney at the Health Justice Law & Policy Clinic in Buffalo, a Fellow at the Veterans Legal Assistance Practicum, and as a legal intern at another Buffalo law firm.


        Franco Mirolo

Franco comes to Hurwitz & Fine from the University at Buffalo School of Law, where he received his J.D. While attending, he was an Associate at the Buffalo Law Review and a semifinalist in the 2021 Legal Innovation Tournament hosted by the New York State Bar Association and Hostra University. He was also the recipient of the 2020 Martin A. Feinrider Scholarship, a teaching assistant, and a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society. He received a Master of Intellectual Property Law at the Universitat De Barcelona OBS Business School and his Bachelor of Law at the Universidad Nacional De Cordoba.

Franco has a mixture of U.S. and foreign legal experience. In Argentina, he worked for several law firms as both a Law Clerk and an Associate, conducting client interviews, analyzing claims, negotiating settlements, and representing clients. In the U.S., Franco worked as a Research Assistant at the University at Buffalo School of Law and an Intellectual Property Contracts Intern at the Office of Technology Transfer.


        Mark Nesbitt

Mark received his J.D. from the Albany Law School of Union University, where he was an octofinalist of the Domerick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Competition. He participated in the Donna Jo Morse Client Counseling Competition, was a member of the New York State Bar Association, a member of the Italian American Law Student Association, and was employed as a teaching assistant. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Mark has worked for several different law offices in Albany as a law clerk and extern, as well as for multiple United States District Judges. While at these offices, he regularly conducted research, drafted memoranda of law, attended proceedings, and prepared draft decisions and orders.


        Kyle Ruffner

Kyle completed his J.D. at the University at Buffalo School of Law, where he worked as a Note and Comment Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester.

While at the University at Buffalo School of Law, Kyle worked in their Civil Rights and Transparency Clinic, facilitating interviews, conducting legal research and working on cases involving fair housing law violations. Additionally, he worked as a Summer Associate at a local Buffalo law firm, where he drafted motions and prepared memos of law in such areas of medical malpractice and products liability.

We are delighted to welcome this group of new Associates to Hurwitz & Fine and are thrilled to have them part of our team as they begin their careers in law!

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