“It’s Friday afternoon, New Year’s Eve weekend, and the temperature has dropped below zero in Buffalo. It’s the trifecta of reasons to cut out of the office early, but at the headquarters of Goldberg Segalla LLP in downtown Buffalo, Joe Hanna is at his desk doing what he always does — grinding.”
So begins a New York Daily Record profile of Goldberg Segalla partner Joseph M. Hanna. In the article, Joe talks about his work in the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Practice Group, his service to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), and the growth of Bunkers in Baghdad, a nonprofit that Joe founded in 2008 to collect and send golf equipment to U.S. soldiers and veterans worldwide to aid in recreation and rehabilitation from injuries. Joe also talks about the state of diversity in the legal community, and efforts to support and mentor more young people who want to become lawyers.
“In 2018, Bunkers [in Baghdad] is going to celebrate our 10th anniversary and collect and distribute our 9 millionths golf ball. Those are big milestones,” Joe told the New York Daily Record. “On the practice side, Goldberg continues to grow. We are the largest U.S.-based law firm with more than 350 attorneys, and being part of the leadership of the firm is exciting, and I’m looking forward to continuing to build on that.”