Role: Associates

Kevin Federation


Insurance Defense

Business Litigation

Office: (585) 381-3400 x308

Fax: (585) 381-6219


Alyson Tufillaro

ALYSON TUFILLARO ASSOCIATE Business Litigation Campus Disciplinary Defense Office: 716.854.3400 x353 Fax: 716.322.0336 Email: LINKEDIN  Before law school, I lived in Italy and worked for a travel company, guiding students on trips around various European countries.  This experience taught me to be extremely flexible and creative in solving complex problems within the context of different personalities and… Read More

Lee Rynski

LEE RYNSKI ASSOCIATE Banking & Creditors’ Rights Property Insurance Litigation Office: 716.854.3400 x 213 Fax: 716.332.0336 Email: I’ve spent years in service to others, and I wouldn’t change any of them. Whether it was serving in the United States Marine Corps., or something as mundane as babysitting my nieces and nephew, I feel fulfilled when I can… Read More

Lindsey Dodd

Practice Areas: Insurance Defense Education: Albany Law School Juris Doctor, cum laude Honors: Symposium Editor, Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology; Patricia E. Salkin, Esq. ‘88 Government Law Center Award Centenary College of Louisiana Bachelor of Arts, Music Honors: Dean’s List, President’s Award American Public University Certificate of Paralegal Studies Honors: 4.0 GPA Admissions:    … Read More

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Taylor Kent

The mindset that, “every problem has a solution” guides my approach to the practice of law. In a rapidly evolving and sometimes spiraling world, individuals are in desperate need of a fighter in their corner who is willing to adapt to whatever a particular problem requires. Versatility, ingenuity, and grit are certainly the cornerstones of… Read More

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Julie Latham

Julie Latham, Esq. is a 2007 graduate of the University at Buffalo Law School, where she also completed her undergraduate degree. She is a member of the professional fraternity Phi Alpha Delta, an honor shared with 6 US presidents and 8 US Supreme Court Justices. She has been practicing in the areas of Estate Planning,… Read More

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Connor Bucci

CONNOR BUCCI ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY Insurance Defense Office: 585.381.3400 ext. 310 Fax: 585.381.6219 Email: I have been drawn to classic cars and hot rods ever since I was a kid. Every car is different and every challenge unique, making each job different than the last. Making changes or improvements often requires thinking outside the box, beyond the usual… Read More

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Matthew Withiam-Leitch

MATTHEW WITHIAM-LEITCH ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY Property Insurance Litigation Office: 716-854-3400 x275 Fax: 716-856-2924 Email: “Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy.” Ever since I was a child, I’ve always enjoyed strategizing. Whether it was board games with the family or trying to plan the perfect day during summer vacation, I always took pride in formulating a strategy and… Read More

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Jacob Honan

JACOB HONANASSOCIATE ATTORNEYBusiness LitigationOffice: 716.854.3400 ext. 291 Email: I have always been skilled at collaborating with others to accomplish a common goal. My experiences of growing up with a large family, working in the restaurant industry, and playing popular music in bands have provided me with a synergistic mindset. As a member of the… Read More

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Taylor Way

As someone who was playing the piano before I learned to read, I’m always striving to write the perfect song.  I bring this drive for perfection to both my musical and legal pursuits.  Whether putting the finishing touches on a composition, or representing clients in litigation, I always aim to reach the ideal outcome. It’s… Read More

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Brandon Snyder

BRANDON SNYDERASSOCIATE ATTORNEYProperty Insurance LitigationOffice: (716) 854.3400 x231 Fax: (716) 332.0336 Email: In the great words of legendary broadcaster, Vin Scully, “Good is not good when better is expected.”  I pride myself knowing that in order to succeed in this profession, you must hold yourself accountable to the highest standards in order to give… Read More

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Nolan Hale

While at the University at Buffalo, I majored in Exercise Science with the intention of becoming a Physical Therapist. I studied the human body, athletic injuries, neurosciences, plus interned at a concussion research lab here in Buffalo.  I had always been curious about the law, so I took a class to see if there was anything… Read More

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