For more than 200 years, Hodgson Russ has worked alongside innovators and leaders of businesses large and small whose ideas and fortitude have changed the world. As our clients have succeeded, our firm has flourished, and today Hodgson Russ is among the largest law firms in the country. Then and now, our mindset and our day-to-day professional philosophy have remained simple and steadfast: working respectfully and collaboratively with our clients is the key to our mutual success. As business people ourselves, we realize that our future vitality and longevity depend on it.
Hodgson Russ’s attorneys assist clients with virtually every legal issue a business or an individual may face. Every engagement receives our attorneys’ full focus and the benefit of decades of collective wisdom and experience. We look beyond the books to craft sophisticated solutions to our clients’ legal and business problems with creativity and flexibility that anticipate the marketplace, always mindful that efficiency and diligence are critical to the bottom line. Of paramount importance to us is to deliver workable, practical plans and strategies that make sense from all legal and business aspects.
Hodgson Russ is frequently recognized for excellence in the practice of law. The firm, our practices, and our attorneys are honored by clients, other lawyers from around the country, national legal publications, and ranking organizations.
A small selection of these honors include being listed in American Lawyer’s “Am Law 200” for 2020 and 2019, American Lawyer’s “2019 A-List for Female Equity Partnership”, The National Law Journal’s “NLJ 500”, ranked as a “Best-Branded Law Firm” in the 2019 BTI Brand Elite: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms report, and awarded various attorney and practice rankings in Best Lawyers’s “Best Law Firms” and “Best Lawyers in America” (nationally and regionally), Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (nationally and regionally), and Super Lawyers (various states).
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Hodgson Russ is organized to serve you and your needs. With dedicated teams focused on the specific issues facing a wide variety of industries, we provide representation in every major area of U.S. law. We understand how changes in the law and developments in your industry and the larger economy may affect you and your business. And as a firm that gets the big picture, we also understand that every detail counts.
Hodgson Russ has approximately 200 attorneys in offices in Albany, Buffalo, New York, and Saratoga Springs, Palm Beach, Florida, and Toronto, Canada.
We serve a wide range of clients, from multinational and privately held corporations to nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, and individuals. Our attorneys practice in all major areas of U.S. law, including litigation, corporate, labor and employment, employee benefits, trusts and estates, immigration, and tax.