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Buffalo attorney re-appointed to pro bono panel

Timothy W. Hoover, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, has been reappointed to the pro bono panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Hoover will serve a third three-year term. He was initially appointed to the panel in 2008. The pro bono panel provides representation to civil litigants before the court who are ineligible to have counsel appointed under the Criminal Justice Act, and who are unable to pay for legal representation.

Hoover is co-chair of Phillips Lytle’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Practice Team. He represents grand jury targets and defends a wide variety of federal, state and local criminal matters and investigations, including white collar cases, complex fraud cases, tax cases, and environmental matters.

In addition, Hoover was named honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel Program for Pro Bono Work, 2011-2013.

He received his bachelor’s degree, with high honor, from Michigan State University and his juris doctor, Order of the Coif, from Vanderbilt University School of Law.