Firm News

Buffalo Business First profiles our managing partner transition in "Hurwitz & Fine passing torch from Evanko to Briandi"

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

"Hurwitz & Fine elevates longtime attorney to managing partner" in February 18, 2020 Buffalo Business First.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Announces New Managing Partner

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Jody E. Briandi to become the law firm’s third managing partner in 43 years.

Ann Evanko ranks #159 on Business First's Power 250 list

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Buffalo Business First has named Ann E. Evanko to its 2020 Power 250 list.

Evan Bussiere elected as Chairperson-Elect of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce has elected Attorney Evan Y. Bussiere as their Chairperson-Elect for the ensuing term.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. adds Condominium and HOA Law to its legal services offerings

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Focusing on Community Association Board Representation and Condominium & Homeowners Association Offerings, this practice group helps guide sponsors and developers of condominium and homeowners’ association offerings through the process of preparing and filing their submissions with the NYS Attorney General’s Office and assisting clients in the drafting, review and revision of governing documents.

Attorney Lawrence C. Franco appoved as Secretary of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Attorney Lawrence C. Franco was appoved as Secretary of the , in addition to his position as a Director and also as Chair of the Audit Committee.

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Ranked in Top 10 Largest Buffalo Law Firms

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

The law firm is listed as the #8 Largest Buffalo Law Firm as ranked by Business First.

New Employment Law Takes Effect: Section 194-A Wage and Salary History Inquiries Prohibited

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Attorney Katherine L. Wood updates on an important employment law.

Lawrence M. Ross Approved to Board of Directors of Crisis Services Agency

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Attorney Lawrence M. Ross has been unanimously approved to serve a three-year term as a member on the Board of Directors of Crisis Services. 

Michael F. Perley Elected to Board of the Erie County Bar Association Foundation, Inc.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Michael F. Perley, Sr. Member and Treasurer at Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., was elected to the Board of the Erie County Bar Association Foundation, Inc. for a three-year term.

Marc A. Schulz Elected to Board of the Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

The Defense Trial Lawyers Association encourages fellowship among the civil defense attorneys in the Eighth Judicial District by facilitating the exchange of ideas, enhancing litigation and trial skills, and advocating for the civil defense bar to the administrators of the Eighth Judicial District and the Western District of New York.

The SECURE Act: What Retirees Need to Know

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

For many retirees, their retirement account is their biggest asset and one that they spent decades growing, but major changes could be coming to these accounts thanks to the pending SECURE Act, which is expected to be passed into law by 2020.

The Right To Refill, Senate Bill S. 6813 and an analysis of a plaintiff’s right to litigate anonymously.

Friday, November 15th, 2019

A pending bill was just introduced at the end of October 2019 that has some interesting implications on the restaurant industry.  In addition, there are new rulings on issues arising under the Child Victims Act—recently, out of New York County, the Court engaged in a multifactor examination of a plaintiff’s right to litigate anonymously.

Connecticut Supreme Court Requires Imminent Danger of Collapse for Crumbling Concrete Coverage

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

In a long-awaited decision, the Connecticut Supreme Court found that insurers do not have to pay to repair homeowners’ crumbling concrete foundations, absent an imminent danger of collapse.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Rule on Sandy Hook Preemption, Permits Gun Suit to Proceed

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

UPDATE: The United States Supreme Court denied Remington’s petition for review, leaving in place a ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court permitting a lawsuit to proceed against the gun manufacturer for the Sandy Hook massacre.

Ann Evanko featured as a Buffalo City Shaper on WGRZ-TV

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Ann Evanko, President & Managing Partner of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., was featured this week on WGRZ-TV's "City Shapers."

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Ranked as a Tier One Law Firm in Seven Practice Areas in 2020 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Friday, November 1st, 2019

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is proud to once again be ranked as a Tier One law firm in seven practice areas by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Our Tier One practice areas include Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law.

Legal & Claims Concerns Raised by 3D Printing & BIM

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Attorney Earl Cantwell is featured in the September/October 2019 CFMA Building Profits magazine.

Brian Barnas Receives Pro Bono Award

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Brian D. Barnas, Associate at Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is the recipient of the Special Service – Pro Bono Award by the USDC Western District of New York.