Given Buffalo’s roots in transportation and movement of goods, it is no surprise that we continue to serve companies addressing tomorrow’s needs in this area. But as Buffalo diversifies its economy to be fit for the future, we are partnering with financial institutions, universities and research centers that are making the city a hub for life sciences, banking and health care.
Our Buffalo office is both a resource for local business and a home to world-class litigators and corporate attorneys who serve clients around the world. Our strength is the capacity to bring top tier talent to the needs of local businesses. No other large law firm in Buffalo has the international and national resources of Nixon Peabody. Yet, we are local enough to provide government relations counsel that comes with significant local roots and to handle the city’s most significant infrastructure projects, like Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the NFL Buffalo Bills.
Whether handling legal work locally or afar, our attorneys are embedded in the community and believe deeply in the future of Buffalo. We serve in leadership positions with a number of area nonprofits, including the Irish Classical Theatre Company, Heritage Centers Foundation, Aspire, The Aspire Foundation, United Way Emerging Leaders Advisory Board, Meals on Wheels and the Black Leadership Forum of Western New York. We actively provide pro bono services through a number of organizations and focus on community volunteerism at the city and town levels.
ABA Journal | September 10, 2018
The following coverage notes Nixon Peabody as one of the first law firms in the country to sign a pledge as part of the American Bar Association’s new health and wellness campaign to reduce substance use and improve mental health in the legal profession.
Modern Restaurant Management | August 30, 2018
This end-of-month roundup of top restaurant news includes highlights from Nixon Peabody’s Food, Beverage & Agriculture team’s quarterly Crystal Ball outlook report. Boston Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner Lee Harrington, Los Angeles Corporate partner Ellie Altshuler, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage, and Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tracey Scarpello are quoted.
Buffalo Law Journal | December 11, 2017
Buffalo government investigations and white collar defense partner Mark Molloy talks about the decrease in federal investigations in the past year.
Buffalo Business First | September 25, 2017
Nixon Peabody is mentioned for advising on the creation of the Western New York Impact Investment Fund. Buffalo private equity and investment funds partner Charley Jacobs was involved in the deal.
The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017
This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.
Buffalo Business First | May 19, 2017
Buffalo commercial litigation counsel Ben Dwyer is quoted in this article about how the Trump administration may impact international lawyers’ practices.
Pink News | December 20, 2016
Buffalo counsel Laurie Styka Bloom is mentioned in this article for her pro bono work on behalf of the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) to help a transgender man obtain the right to legally change his name.
Law360 | December 07, 2016
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Susan Roney is noted as representing FedEx in a class action lawsuit involving the classification of independent contractors.
Product Liability Law & Strategy | December 01, 2016
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Vivian Quinn and associate Tracey Scarpello co-authored this piece about how the federal appeals court has been divided over the significance and scope of the ascertainability requirement in litigation involving low-cost consumer goods.
The Buffalo News | October 28, 2016
A pro bono case of Buffalo commercial litigation department attorney Lynnette Nogueras-Trummer is featured. Lynnette represents a Buffalo-area woman who is fighting to keep a micro pig as her house pet.
Law360 | July 30, 2016
Buffalo commercial litigation associate Tracey Scarpello is quoted in this piece discussing FDA labeling with regard to nutritional facts and regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Buffalo Law Journal | July 04, 2016
Food, Beverage & Agriculture team members New York City associate Jackie Sudano and Rochester associate Joe Carello provide commentary in this in-depth feature article that looks at the current state of New York’s craft beverage industry.
Buffalo Business First | April 25, 2016
Partner and leader of the firm’s Energy & Environmental practice Scott Turner is quoted in this feature story that discusses the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s agenda moving forward.
Law360 | April 07, 2016
The feature story notes a New York appeals court decision affirming a lower court’s order denying a community group’s attempt to renew a challenge to $84 million in city tax subsidies approved for FreshDirect LLC to move its distribution center to Harlem River Yard in the Bronx. Buffalo commercial litigation counsel Laurie Styka Bloom is noted as counsel for FreshDirect.
Buffalo Business First | March 18, 2016
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Sheldon Smith was quoted in this feature story about recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the rules of the Commercial Division of NY State.
Law Practice Today | March 14, 2016
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Viv Quinn is a panelist in this roundtable piece discussing women in law. She provides commentary throughout about her background and career.
Rochester Business Journal | February 12, 2016
Rochester partner Jeff LaBarge and Buffalo associate Tracey Scarpello co-authored this column on steps the Food and Drug Administration is taking to define “natural” on food labels in the changing landscape of food ingredient and production.
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