Buffalo, New York, September 12, 2023 – Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that John G. Horn has been appointed to the Erie County Bar Foundation board of directors.
The Erie County Bar Foundation is exclusively dedicated to helping lawyers in times of need, such as a business or personal crisis arising from the death of a loved one or unexpected illness. For over 70 years, the Foundation has assisted hundreds of lawyers and their families and today also collaborates with the Bar Association of Erie County (“BAEC”) to ensure the well-being of the BAEC’s member lawyers and their families and clients. Attorneys in the community provide a majority of the necessary funding for the Foundation’s work.
A partner in Harter Secrest & Emery’s Litigation practice, Horn has litigated complex business, construction, Native American law, and environmental disputes in state, federal, appellate, and tribal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration. He has been selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America-Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. Horn is recognized by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America®, and Super Lawyers and is the recipient of the 2020 Community Leader Legal Award from the National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York.
Horn earned a B.A. from the University of Rochester, an M.A. from Northwestern University, and received his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He is active in several professional and community organizations, including serving as Chair Emeritus of the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute board of directors, director of the Minority Bar Foundation, and a member of the Diversity & Inclusion Council for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
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