The law firm of Hodgson Russ LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Hines ’11 J.D. has been elected to the firm’s partnership. Hines practices in the firm’s Buffalo, New York office. Hines focuses his practice on business litigation and insurance defense. Hines handles a variety of business tort and intellectual property matters, as well as catastrophic construction accident, products liability and toxic exposure claims - including environmental mass tort litigation.