Hodgson Russ LLP Company Information
- New York
- United States
Established in 1817, Hodgson Russ LLP is among the nation's oldest law firms. The firm has a tradition of excellence and a commitment to the highest ethical standards, and our mission is to provide value to our clients through high-quality work, outstanding service, and attention to individual needs. The firm has more than 230 attorneys in eight offices in New York, New York (2); Toronto, Ontario; Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida; and Buffalo, Albany, and Johnstown, New York. The attorneys of the firm serve a wide range of clients, from individuals and nonprofit organizations to privately held and multi-national corporations. The firm practices in all major areas of the law, including litigation, business and banking, labor and employment, trusts and estates, and tax. Among those who have practiced with the firm are two former U.S. Presidents, a past Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department for Tax Policy, and a past President of the World Bank. Hodgson Russ performs a wide range of legal services for many types of clients, from individuals and small businesses to large corporations. Hodgson Russ attorneys are experienced in essentially all areas of the law. Whether our clients need assistance with a difficult corporate transaction, a tax issue, or complex litigation, Hodgson Russ has the experience to perform the necessary service. We seek to understand our clients' businesses so that we can effectively serve their needs. We take pride in our ability to work in partnership with in-house lawyers and business executives who manage the affairs of our clients. Our understanding of our clients' real-world problems and opportunities has resulted in close, long-term relationships. Some clients from our early days remain principal clients today. We value our clients' resources. By staffing our cases and transactions with an appropriate number of lawyers, and by assigning projects to lawyers with the right level of experience, we provide cost-effective service to our clients. Hodgson Russ lawyers regularly counsel clients on avoidance of litigation, through the development of strategic litigation positions and through negotiation. We have a strong record of successfully negotiating settlements consistent with the objectives of our clients. Moreover, we have experience in handling matters where our clients' business relationships and public image have been at stake. Working closely with our clients, we have been successful in providing strong litigation representation, without adversely affecting business relationships which exist between our clients and other parties.