The attorneys in Nixon Peabody’s Buffalo office provide legal counsel and services to dynamic western New York and Canadian companies seeking solutions to intricate and challenging legal matters. Clients rely on our team to provide guidance tailored to meet their needs on a wide variety of issues and have trusted us for the past 22 years to deliver innovative results.
The solutions we deliver are bolstered by the experience that firm leaders resident in Buffalo bring to Western New York and beyond. Our private equity and investment funds formation, class action litigation, corporate transactions, life sciences, and government relations and public policy practices regularly share their collective knowledge with local companies. Additionally, the leader of the firm’s global strategies effort provides assistance to companies seeking guidance on cross-border transactions, as well as solutions that can be delivered here in Buffalo, from any of our other domestic offices, or across the globe.
Nixon Peabody’s Buffalo office takes its civic and pro bono responsibilities within the Buffalo and Erie County communities very seriously. Attorneys from this office serve in leadership positions with a number of area non-profits, 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. Our lawyers are also active in pro bono legal services organizations, including leadership positions in Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. and Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. We also serve as pro bono advocates on health care matters, as well as for mental health patients, prisoners, and the homeless.
- Annual Meetings Tip Toward Business, Less Pleasure
Buyouts | May 10, 2013
Partner and leader of the firm’s Private Equity & Investment Funds practice John Koeppel and Albany Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Todd Tidgewell discuss the current state of annual meetings for limited partners in the private equity industry.
- Law Journal Names 2013 Rising Stars
New York Law Journal | April 22, 2013
Buffalo commercial litigation partner Sheldon Smith is among the attorneys under the age of 40 named to the publication’s annual “Rising Stars” class. The program honors accomplished attorneys who are top contributors to the practice of law and their communities.
- NY Anti-Corruption Legislation Could Be A Game-Changer
Law360 | April 17, 2013
Buffalo government investigations & white collar defense partner Mark Molloy, Washington, DC, associate Emily Harlan and New York City associate J. Michael Smith co-authored this column discussing proposed legislation in New York, called the “Public Trust Act,” which would create a new class of public corruption crimes.