The University at Buffalo has honored Joseph M. Hanna with this year’s George W. Thorn Award. The award is given every year to a UB alumnus under 40 who has made outstanding contributions to their career fields or academic areas.
Joe is the founder and chair of the firm’s Sports and Entertainment Practice Group, chair of our Retail and Hospitality Practice Group, and a partner in our Corporate Services and Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He is nationally recognized for his work in media and entertainment law, as well as for being a leading voice for diversity in the legal and business communities. He is also the founder and president of Bunkers in Baghdad, a nonprofit that collects and sends golf equipment to U.S. soldiers and veterans worldwide to aid in recreation and rehabilitation from injuries.