Erie County Lawyers

MIchael Benz
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MIchael Benz
Erie County, NY Attorney with 10 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Free ConsultationDrexel University School of Law
Michael T. Benz is an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation department; handling personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense cases. His motto and practice is to prepare every case as though it will be a jury trial; and he is confident that his trial preparation is the key to getting the best result for his clients.

Mr. Benz brings vast trial experience with him to HoganWillig, having tried hundreds of cases as an Assistant Defender at the nationally recognized Defender Association of Philadelphia, before starting his own private criminal defense practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a native “Buffalonian” he...
Nina Frances Juncewicz
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Nina Frances Juncewicz
Erie County, NY Attorney with 25 years of experience
(716) 875-6500 50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1400
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business, Employment, Immigration and International
State University of New York - Buffalo
Nina Juncewicz, Esq. has 25 years experience in representing those internationally seeking to obtain physical access to the United States market for commercial work and/or family reunification. Her experience was developed early as an outstanding scholar for the agency formerly known as INS at the U.S/Canadian border, and later in its Buffalo District Office’s litigation Department. This experience brought her first-hand knowledge of the technical nuances of complex U.S. immigration law and the government adjudication process which experience she uses for her client’s benefit. She later practiced business and family Immigration in a statewide corporate law firm before opening her...
Jessica M. Peraza
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Jessica M. Peraza
Erie County, NY Attorney with 7 years of experience
(716) 853-5100 50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1700
Buffalo, NY 14202
Employment
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Jessica Peraza is an associate attorney working with the firm’s estate and elder law department. She focuses her practice on Estate Planning and Administration, Medicaid and Long-term Care Planning, and Wealth Management. As a law student, she interned for the Hon. Barbara Howe in Erie County Surrogate’s Court and worked in the Public Benefits Unit of Neighborhood Legal Services. Her previous experience includes residential foreclosures, public and private sector labor law, contract negotiations, probate matters, third party credit collections, and representation of clients in administrative hearings and arbitrations.

Ms. Peraza attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York where she...
J. Michael Kelleher
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J. Michael Kelleher
Erie County, NY Attorney with 51 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 2410 N Forest Rd
Ste 301
Amherst, NY 14068
Real Estate
University of Notre Dame
J. Michael Kelleher graduated cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with a B.A. in 1967, and received his legal education at the University Of Notre Dame, graduating in 1970. Mr. Kelleher was Town Justice for the Town of Lancaster from 1975 to 2014 and is Senior Counsel at HoganWillig since joining the firm in 2011.

Mr. Kelleher has focused his practice in commercial and residential real estate as well probate, estate planning, and corporate law since 1970. He is a member of the Real Estate and Estate Practice and Procedure Committees of the Erie County Bar Association.

Mr. Kelleher has lectured extensively...
Diane Tiveron
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Diane Tiveron
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 32 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Bankruptcy and Business
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Diane Tiveron is the Managing Partner and Chairperson of the Corporate & Business Law Department at HoganWillig PLLC. With over 29 years of legal experience and a educational background in economics and business administration, Ms. Tiveron assists clients with business formations (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporations, and limited liability companies), acquisitions, sales or dissolutions, as well as the preparation of any commercial document/contract, ranging from an employment agreement to a lease. She counsels non-for-profit organizations on nonprofit law and governance, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status and 501(c) classifications.
Ms. Tiveron also advises individuals and businesses with bankruptcy issues (Chapter 7...
Michael Anthony Ponterio
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Michael Anthony Ponterio
Erie County, NY Attorney with 38 years of experience
(866) 238-1452 424 Main Street, Suite 1500
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationProducts Liability and Workers' Comp
New England Law | Boston
Michael A. Ponterio is a founding partner of Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC. Since 1985, Mr. Ponterio has represented families who have suffered injuries as a result of exposure to asbestos. He also practices in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, defective products and motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Ponterio has dedicated his practice to securing justice for clients who have suffered catastrophic and life-changing injuries. Since 1985, Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford has obtained over one billion in settlements or verdicts on behalf of the firm’s clients. Mr. Ponterio has been representing people suffering from mesothelioma caused by asbestos for...
Russel Morgan
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Russel Morgan
Erie County, NY Lawyer
(518) 240-1659 50 Fountain Plaza
Suite #1400
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Real Estate and Tax
New York Law School
Our founding member and principal, Russel Morgan has concentrated in commercial and contract litigation, trust and estate planning, business and personal asset protection, wealth preservation and dynasty succession planning. Russel has also assisted clients with all forms of commercial and personal transnational work, including the preparation, re-structuring and litigation of various types of contracts. Our estate law office also includes; Eldercare planning, nyc healthcare proxy, beneficiary in a Will, Medicaid planning trusts, mltc plan, Medicaid planning strategies, help with drafting wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts. Russel Morgan was raised in Brooklyn, New York and has remained loyal to his origins...
Rebecca C. Cronauer
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Rebecca C. Cronauer
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer St.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business and Products Liability
Ohio Northern University
Ms. Cronauer is an attorney working with the firm’s Litigation department. She has experience in the full range of client representation including Supreme Court and Appellate oral arguments, complex motion and appellate brief production and representation of clients in mediations, arbitrations and trials.

Ms. Cronauer attended Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in political science and a minor in economics. At Saint Vincent College, she played varsity tennis and was a George Washington Fellow. Following her undergraduate education, she attended Ohio Northern University College of Law from which she graduated...
Steven Michael Cohen
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Steven Michael Cohen
Erie County, NY Attorney with 34 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Free ConsultationState University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
From New York City originally and now residing and practicing law in Buffalo, New York, Mr. Cohen has been successfully trying civil and criminal cases, including high profile civil rights and constitutional law cases, for over 30 years. In addition to corporate and individual litigation clients, he regularly represents local, state and federal law enforcement officers from various agencies, defending them in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings. Admitted to practice in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, he has been admitted pro hac vice to handle matters in many other states. Mr. Cohen is frequently brought in as...
Paul Michael Pochepan
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Paul Michael Pochepan
Erie County, NY Attorney with 33 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Bankruptcy
Syracuse University College of Law
With nearly three decades of experience practicing Bankruptcy law and Social Security law in Buffalo, Paul Pochepan is able to help consumers facing financial hardships and disabled individuals and their dependents. He has helped many Western New York consumers navigate the bankruptcy system under chapter 7 or chapter 13. He also helps Buffalo-area residents apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or appeal Social Security Administration decisions denying, reducing or revoking benefits. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge regarding the multiple medical impairments afflicting disability claimants and dealing with the medical profession to secure the...
Ryan C. Johnsen
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Ryan C. Johnsen
Erie County, NY Attorney with 7 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Free ConsultationEmployment and Products Liability
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Mr. Johnsen is an attorney at HoganWillig primarily focusing in the firm’s Litigation Department.

While attending SUNY Buffalo Law School, Mr. Johnsen was part of the University’s Consumer Financial Advocacy Clinic and was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for his work with the program. While in law school, he was a clerk at New Era Cap Co., Inc. Following law school, Mr. Johnsen has gained exposure to several areas of his litigation practice, including special education claims against school districts, employment discrimination claims, general business disputes and work in Erie County Surrogate's Court on contested...
Jeffrey B. Novak
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Jeffrey B. Novak
Erie County, NY Attorney with 12 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer St.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business
The George Washington University Law School
Jeffrey B. Novak is an attorney practicing in HoganWillig’s Litigation Department with a focus on Business & Corporate Law.

Mr. Novak graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo with a major in Political Science and History. He received his legal education from the George Washington University Law School while interning for the Army Environmental Law Division. Mr. Novak also served as a summer Law Clerk for the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York and as a Judicial Intern for the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.

Mr. Novak has experience...
Corey John Hogan
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Corey John Hogan
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
I founded Corey J. Hogan and Associates in 1975 in Lockport, New York. In 1990, I moved the firm's headquarters to Amherst, New York while maintaining an office in Lockport. In 1998, HoganWillig was established through a merger of The Law Office of Ronald Willig, founded in 1966, and Corey J. Hogan and Associates. I have been in practice for over 35 years since admission to the New York State Bar in 1975. Every year since 2007, I was voted an Upstate New York "Super Lawyer", reflecting the esteem and confidence of the local legal community. As one of...
Leonard Gary London
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Leonard Gary London
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business, Real Estate and Tax
Vanderbilt University Law School
In law school, Mr. London specialized in taxation and after graduation joined a large firm in Buffalo where his practice emphasized tax planning for businesses, individuals and estates. Mr. London established his own practice which over the years grew through referrals from clients, accountants and lawyers. His business clients are both small and large U.S. and Canadian companies and credit unions. "When clients have had unusual challenges I have often been able to fashion unique solutions which enabled a transaction to occur. I believe it is not sufficient for a lawyer to tell a client why something can't be done...
Sandra K. Cassidy
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Sandra K. Cassidy
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 2410 N. Forest Road
Ste. 301
Amherst, NY 14068
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Sandra K. Cassidy practices in HoganWillig’s Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Criminal Defense departments, she brings with her extensive experience as a former criminal prosecutor for the Erie County and Genesee County District Attorney’s office. Ms. Cassidy also served as legal counsel for the famous environmental advocate Erin Brockovich, investigating complaints of chronic cancers in two separate towns in New York, one of which involved the cross-border dumping of illegal toxins. Prior to joining HoganWillig, Ms. Cassidy also practiced law in the Western New York area for several years under her established law practice. Ms. Cassidy has a passion for guiding young...
Daniel John Henry
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Daniel John Henry
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(888) 834-8623 16 Main Street
Hamburg, NY 14075
White Collar Crime
State University of New York - Buffalo

Daniel J. Henry, Jr. a partner in the firm Villarini & Henry, L.L.P., is a former Erie County Assistant District Attorney who concentrates his practice in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury/Negligence claims. He has extensive experience defending the rights of people arrested and accused of criminal offenses both in State and Federal Court. He is one of a select group of attorneys who is eligible to handle Death Penalty cases. In addition, Mr. Henry represents clients facing Grand Jury investigations; witnesses called before State and Federal Grand Juries; clients charged under the Federal RICO Statute; clients charged with white-collar offenses;...
John Lipsitz
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John Lipsitz
Erie County, NY Attorney with 43 years of experience
(866) 238-1452 424 Main Street
Suite 1500
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationAppeals and Workers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School
John Ned Lipsitz is a founding partner of the Buffalo, New York law firm of Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC. He has represented workers suffering from industrial diseases, including asbestosis and mesothelioma, since 1985. From 1981 through 1985, Mr. Lipsitz served on the clinical faculty of the Buffalo Law School of the State University of New York, where he instructed students in professional legal representation of consumer debtors, occupational safety and health law, constitutional rights and habeas corpus, and where he taught Research and Writing and Legal Ethics. Between 1979 and 1981, he was a staff attorney at the...
Jeremy L. Richards
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Jeremy L. Richards
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(716) 970-4007 42 Delaware Avenue
Suite 710
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationImmigration
State University of New York - Buffalo
JEREMY RICHARDS is a licensed lawyer in the United States, and a Foreign Legal Consultant with the Law Society of Ontario, who devotes his legal practice to US Immigration Law and related matters. He has successfully handled immigration matters for businesses of all sizes and citizens from countries all over the world. He has a broad understanding of US immigration and nationality laws, and can assist with most US immigration law matters, having successfully handled immigration matters for medical professionals, students, professors, individuals, families, employees, small to large businesses, international corporations, colleges and universities, and others. Prior to attending law school...
Rebecca M. Kujawa
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Rebecca M. Kujawa
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Free ConsultationState University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Rebecca Kujawa concentrates her practice in Litigation and Appellate Practice. Rebecca has experience in various types of civil litigation in state court as well as with administrative agencies. Rebecca assists in many aspects of the litigation process, including pleadings, discovery and motion practice. Rebecca received her JD from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, where she served as a Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review and was awarded the Order of the Coif (highest academic achievement). As a law student, Rebecca also gained extensive insight into civil litigation as a student law clerk to...
Alex M. Neurohr
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Alex M. Neurohr
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Alex M. Neurohr is an Associate Attorney currently focusing his practice in our Corporate and Business Department, handling contract formation and enforcement, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate matters regarding formation, restructuring, and dissolution.

Mr. Neurohr also assists our Real Estate Department with property-related matters, including partition actions and boundary disputes, post-closing issues, and mortgage foreclosures.

Mr. Neurohr received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing from Nova Southeastern University in 2011. He went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, cum laude, in 2014.

Prior to joining HoganWillig,...
John E. Richmond
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John E. Richmond
Erie County, NY Attorney with 13 years of experience
(716) 300-5885 192 Seneca St.
Suite 200
Buffalo, NY 14214
Free ConsultationProducts Liability and Workers' Comp
Seton Hall University School of Law
Were you injured in an accident? Did your loved one die due to the negligent or wrongful actions of another person or party? Turn to the personal injury team at Richmond Vona, LLC for reliable legal representation and compassionate, one-on-one counsel. Based in Buffalo, the firm serves clients throughout Western New York. Over the course of more than two decades of combined experience, the firm’s partners have secured more than $150 million for their clients, including over $17 million in jury verdicts. They have the skills, tenacity, and resources to advocate for you.

Because Richmond Vona, LLC takes on fewer...
Bruce Ikefugi
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Bruce Ikefugi
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 32 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Chair of the largest residential real estate department in Western New York. Extensive third party relocation, REO, commercial and residential lending representation. Recently closed a $3 Million dollar refinance, and a $965,000 commercial purchase secured by properties in Western New York and Florida. Experienced in time share, zoning, land use, condominiums and cooperatives, real estate negotiations and litigation. Voted for inclusion in "Best Lawyers in America" for the past four years.
Kenneth Olena
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Kenneth Olena
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 41 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Business
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Kenneth Olena has worked for the last 35 years as a family law practitioner. He specializes in divorce proceedings, ranging from small to multi-million dollar settlements. Since 1981, Kenneth has practiced across upstate New York and predominantly in the Western New York region, helping clients with over a thousand divorce cases; prior to his work at HoganWillig, Mr. Olena also provided excellent support to clients with Siegel, Kelleher & Kahn for more than 21 years. With expertise, he has handled actions of varying financial complexity involving difficult custodial battles, hardships regarding property ownership, and management of clients' personal businesses or...
B. Kevin Burke Jr.
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B. Kevin Burke Jr.
Erie County, NY Attorney with 22 years of experience
(716) 854-4300 465 Main Street
Suite 600
Buffalo, NY 14203
Business, Employment and IP
The George Washington University Law School
Kevin Burke is a Buffalo business attorney focused on the litigation of contract disputes, labor and employment issues, intellectual property protection, and trade secret cases. Kevin has represented both individuals and businesses since he moved home from Washington, D.C. in 1999, where he graduated with honors from Georgetown University and George Washington University Law School. Kevin has tried dozens of major commercial and employment cases to verdict. He regularly handles appeals before the Appellate Division, State of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He frequently writes and lectures on employee mobility issues, including the evolving area of...
Steven Gabin Wiseman
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Steven Gabin Wiseman
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Appeals
Georgetown University Law Center
40 years experience, the last 25 of which have been devoted exclusively to matrimonial and family law, including appeals, division of retirement plans, and high net worth matrimonial matters. I have been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs for local and NYS Bar Association programs as well as for judges.
Joseph E. (Jed) Dietrich III
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Joseph E. (Jed) Dietrich III
Erie County, NY Attorney with 26 years of experience
(716) 839-3939 101 John James
Audubon Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14228
Free ConsultationInsurance Claims and Products Liability
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Jed Dietrich Esq. has settled 31 cases for 1 Million Dollars or more since 1999.

Jed Dietrich Esq. has personally obtained over 150 Million Dollars for the injured since 2007.

Jed Dietrich Esq. has been named a New York Superlawyer from 2010 to the present.

Jed Dietrich Esq. is a highly competitive person who was a 14 time National Champion in the sport of rowing.

It is Jed’s passion to represent the seriously injured to the very best of my ability.

The Dietrich Law Firm P.C., has been established to FIGHT for our clients to obtain MAXIMUM COMPENSATION for every person that we...
John Comerford
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John Comerford
Erie County, NY Attorney with 26 years of experience
(866) 238-1452 424 Main Street, Suite 1500
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationProducts Liability and Workers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School
John P. Comerford is a Senior Partner at Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC. He grew up in Lewiston, New York, a small historic town near the Canadian border. He grew up in the shadows of Love Canal and personally observed the consequences of environmental pollution. He attended Cornell University and studied Environmental Science. Mr. Comerford devotes the majority of his time to asbestos personal injury matters. He has litigated cases throughout Upstate New York in cities which include Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany and Binghamton. Over the course of his career, he has helped hundreds...
Jeffrey J. Tyrpak
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Jeffrey J. Tyrpak
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Administrative, Employment and Real Estate
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Jeffrey Tyrpak, an Amherst native, attended Fordham University and obtained his BA in International Political Economy in 2010. In 2013, he earned his JD at UB Law School with a concentration in Finance Transactions.

He started practicing law at a small firm in New York City before returning home and joining our team in December of 2016. While working in New York City, Mr. Tyrpak handled litigation in federal court regarding collective bargaining agreements and ERISA for employee benefit funds. He also worked on government compliance matters under the Affordable Care Act and ERISA.

Currently, Mr. Tyrpak resides in HoganWillig's Real Estate...
Jonathan C Dunsmoor
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Jonathan C Dunsmoor
Erie County, NY Attorney with 11 years of experience
(716) 371-1936 We are available by appointment only.
1 Seneca Street, Ste. 29-M32
Buffalo, NY 14203
Free ConsultationBusiness, Securities, Trademarks and White Collar Crime
SUNY Buffalo Law School and Elon University School of Law
Jonathan's practice helps businesses of all sizes grow whether it is from inception to a DPO (Direct Public Offering). We are here to provide you and your company with exceptional legal service in one of the most trying times of your business; growth. Additionally, Dunsmoor Law also helps clients with contract disputes, employer/employee agreements, and various other business matters.

Jonathan's prior experience includes being of counsel for a small, international securities firm and various areas of public interest law including a legal fellowship with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. Dunsmoor Law represents clients throughout the world regardless of size.

Experienced...
Anthony J. Kuhn
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Anthony J. Kuhn
Erie County, NY Attorney with 7 years of experience
(716) 902-7254 5488 Sheridan Drive
Suite 500
Buffalo, NY 14221
Appeals, Business and Employment
University at Buffalo Law School
As Managing Partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC, Anthony relies heavily on his vast leadership experience in overseeing the daily operations of the Buffalo office and its staff. As a military leader, having served over 22 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve, Anthony brings decades of leadership training and experience to the Buffalo office. Anthony has previously served as a senior drill sergeant, a combat intelligence advisor to the New Iraqi Amy, and a first sergeant and acting commander to a combat engineer drill sergeant company. Anthony is currently serving in a brigade-level staff sergeant major position. Anthony has...
William A. Lorenz Jr.
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William A. Lorenz Jr.
Erie County, NY Attorney with 9 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
IP and White Collar Crime
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
William A. Lorenz, Jr., joined HoganWillig as an Associate Attorney in the fall of 2013. He currently focuses his practice in the areas of Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, and Real Estate Law.

Mr. Lorenz brings a variety of legal experience with him to HoganWillig, having worked in the areas of civil litigation, criminal practice, family law, intellectual property law, landlord-tenant law, and real estate law. Since admission to the New York State Bar, Mr. Lorenz has appeared in courts in both Erie and Niagara County on various matters, including evictions and civil litigation. Recently, he lobbied in Albany for the Child...
Scott Michael Duquin
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Scott Michael Duquin
Erie County, NY Attorney with 19 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer Street.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law
Scott Michael Duquin focuses his practice on Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Civil Litigation. Prior to joining us, Scott spent the first 11 years of his career doing insurance defense. He holds an AVVO Super rating, Martindale Distinguished, and has been named a Super Lawyer in Personal Injury every year since 2013.

Scott has extensive trial and appellate experience representing individuals to multi-national corporations in automobile liability, medical malpractice, products liability, toxic tort and catastrophic personal injury matters. Scott has successfully represented several small business owners in various litigated commercial matters.

In 2016, in a highly publicized case Scott was able to...
Dzifa Gan
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Dzifa Gan
Erie County, NY Attorney with 14 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer St.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Real Estate
University of Western Australia
Dzifa Gan is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Law Department; handling all aspects of residential and commercial real estate. Ms. Gan has varied legal experience having previously worked as a family and matrimonial attorney in London. Her priority across practice areas has always been her clients and ensuring that their needs are met.

Ms. Gan obtained her B.A. in Psychology and concurrently her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Western Australia in 2008. Ms. Gan is admitted to practice law in New South Wales, Australia; England & Wales, UK and New York State, USA.

Before joining HoganWillig,...
Adela Aprodu
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Adela Aprodu
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(716) 330-1006 50 Fountain Plaza
Suite 1400
Buffalo, NY 14202
Free ConsultationAppeals, Consumer, Employment and Products Liability
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Adela graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a triple major in Health Services, Administration of Justice and Communications. She obtained her J.D., cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, with certificates in Civil Litigation and Health Services.

Following graduation, Adela spent almost three years in Boston, Massachusetts representing clients in a variety of matters, including personal injury, summary process, contract disputes, and class action cases. In 2017, she moved to Buffalo, New York where she concentrated her practice in litigation, medical malpractice defense, nursing home defense, employment discrimination defense, and corporate health care matters....
Keith Richard Vona
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Keith Richard Vona
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(716) 500-5678 1659 Amherst St.
Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14214
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
SUNY Buffalo Law School
I was born and raised on the east side of Buffalo, NY. After graduating high school, I served in the United States Marine Corps, and then became a City of Buffalo Police Officer. I completed my B.S. and J.D. while working full-time as a police officer. I left the department in 2005 to start practicing law. After a long stent with a local law firm, I partnered up with another attorney from the same firm to form Richmond Vona, LLC. Our firm extensive experience handling asbestos cases (Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer), as well as other...
Jillian Stenzel
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Jillian Stenzel
Erie County, NY Attorney
(716) 636-7600 155 Summer St.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Real Estate
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Jillian Stenzel is an associate attorney with the Real Estate Law Department, focusing her practice on Residential Purchases & Sales, Mortgage Lending, and Title Insurance. Jillian’s past legal experience has been varied, but she became skilled at transactional law while clerking for a solo real estate practitioner. Ms. Stenzel provides legal guidance for real estate closings for private home sales and adeptly represents lending partners when closing real estate contracts. Ms. Stenzel obtained her undergraduate degrees in Social Work and Sociology from SUNY Buffalo State College and her Juris Doctorate from the University at Buffalo School of Law. While at...
Brett Douglas Tokarczyk
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Brett Douglas Tokarczyk
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 2410 N. Forest Road
Ste. 301
Amherst, NY 14068
Free ConsultationProducts Liability
The University of Georgia School of Law
Brett Tokarczyk currently practices in multiple areas at HoganWillig, including personal injury, medical malpractice and litigation. Mr. Tokarczyk assists a wide range of clients across these matters and works extensively on appellate proceedings, one of his particular specialties. Mr Tokarczyk's, admitted to practice in the State of Georgia in 2011 and State of New York in 2013, received his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia Law School. He was an associate at Brick, Brick and Elmer, P.C. where he dealt primarily with family law and estate planning matters; upon joining HoganWillig, he brought his experience in family law to clients...
Christopher J. Milne
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Christopher J. Milne
Erie County, NY Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(716) 636-7600 2410 N. Forest Road
Ste. 301
Amherst, NY 14068
Business
University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Christopher J. Milne practices in HoganWillig’s Corporate and Business Law department. Mr. Milne has over two decades of experience as a business law attorney, in both law firm and corporate counsel settings. A proven strategic and analytical problem solver, Mr. Milne counsels’ clients in numerous areas related to their business, including corporate formation and restructuring, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, franchise agreements, complex commercial transactions, partnership agreements, and other transactional business-related matters. Mr. Milne received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1999. Mr. Milne has significant experience in the area of veterinary law, and...
R. Hugh Stephens
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R. Hugh Stephens
Erie County, NY Attorney with 26 years of experience
(716) 208-3525 2495 Main Street, Suite 442
Buffalo, NY 14214
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School
We help nuclear weapons and uranium workers with their Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) and Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims. These are two federal programs that pay compensation to nuclear weapons workers and uranium miners, millers, transporters as well as on-site participants (who were on-site for a test of a nuclear weapon either at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) or in the South Pacific and Downwinders (who lived downwind of the Nevada Test Site during the nuclear weapons testing that took place in the 1940s- 1960s. We also assist parents and their children with certain birth injury...
Ross Michael Cellino JR.
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Ross Michael Cellino JR.
Erie County, NY Attorney with 39 years of experience
(800) 555-5555 800 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Free ConsultationWorkers' Comp
SUNY Buffalo Law School and SUNY Buffalo Law School
As a father of six children and eight grandchildren I understand and appreciate what it means to serve our family and communities. As a trial attorney, I also enjoy the task of righting the wrongs that happen to innocent people. I also pride myself on winning cases and leveling the playing field so that the rich and powerful corporations and insurance companies do not win the battle due to their wealth and power over the average citizen. Having over 35 years of experience and the track record of supervising over 2 billion dollars in settlements for our...

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