HSE Welcomes New Business Development Manager

Buffalo, New York, February 23, 2023 – Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce Jesse Ball has joined the firm as a Business Development Manager in the firm’s Buffalo office.


Ball brings more than 15 years of marketing and business development experience. Prior to joining Harter Secrest & Emery, Ball spent seven years with ACV Auctions where she started as a Territory Manager and later named the company’s Director of Partnership Marketing and Events. From 2013 to 2015, Ball was a Jr. Buyer for Versace USA in New York City, and from 2006 to 2013, she worked with Jim Ball Buick GMC Cadillac in Buffalo in various roles including Director of Marketing and Advertising.

Ball earned a B.S. from Miami University and a graduate degree from Parsons, The New School for Design.

 In her role, Ball is responsible for creating and implementing marketing and business development plans and programs that will help expand existing client relationships, attract new clients, build the firm’s profile and strengthen its reputation.

About Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is a full-service business law firm providing legal services to clients ranging from individuals and family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies and major regional institutions. With offices in Rochester, Buffalo, Albany, Corning, and New York City, New York, the firm is a recognized leader in litigation, corporate, employee benefits, environmental and land use, health care, higher education, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate, and trusts and estates law. Harter Secrest & Emery has the most U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 “Best Law Firms” top tier metropolitan practice group rankings—more Western New York rankings than any other law firm. The firm has been honored by Chambers USA for Corporate/M&A, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Immigration, and Real Estate law and 50 attorneys are recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© for 2023. For more information visit

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