Joseph M. Hanna, partner and chair of the firm’s Diversity Task Force, is being honored with the IDEA (Inclusion Diversity Equity Awareness) Award from Buffalo Business First. The award is given to individuals and organizations who champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace and surrounding communities.
Joe was chosen among 19 people and eight organizations from 65 nominations throughout Western New York. Joe will be honored at a dinner on February 26.
“Check out the first IDEA (Inclusion Diversity Equity Awareness) Award winners,” Buffalo Business First, January 9, 2020
Joe is the founder and chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Sports and Entertainment group, chair of its Retail and Hospitality group, and editor of the Sports and Entertainment Law Insider blog. With a national practice and industry-wide reputation for leadership, Joe is consistently ranked among the top 10 attorneys based in Western New York in Business First’s annual Legal Elite, and in 2015, Joe was the youngest honoree ever to be named Lawyer of the Year in the Bar Association of Erie County’s 130-year history. Joe is also a leading voice for diversity in the legal and business communities holding multiple leadership roles in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), as well as diversity-related positions within the American Bar Association (ABA), DRI, and other organizations.