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Geffrey Matthew Walter Gismondi

Geffrey Matthew Walter Gismondi

also known as Geffrey, Gismondi

About me

Mr. Gismondi focuses his practice on dispute resolution through advocacy, negotiation, and, where necessary, through mediation, arbitration, or trial.  He represents clients in the diverse area of civil litigation in cases ranging from complex commercial litigation to contract matters.  He also serves as a legal advocate for a wide range of clients in administrative proceedings and devotes a portion of his practice to  appellate practice.


He received a B.A. in Political Science from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.


Mr. Gismondi served on the Board of Editors of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review and received the Dawn C. Beachnau Law Review Award in recognition for his service as Articles Editor.  He also held an externship position with Judge Richard F. Suhrheinrich in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  After graduating from law school, Mr. Gismondi co-authored a law review article in the area of constitutional law with Professors William Wagner and John S. Kane, entitled Physician-Assisted Killing Laws, Constitutional Authority, and the Conscience of a Nation: Two Worldviews, 24 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 123 (2007).  


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%


Payment types:

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Contact info

HoganWillig - Main Office

2410 North Forest Road
Suite 301
Amherst, NY, 14068

HoganWillig - Buffalo Office

155 Summer Street
Buffalo, NY, 14222

HoganWillig - Lockport Office

770 Davison Road
Lockport, NY, 14094

HoganWillig - Lancaster Office

43 Central Avenue
Lancaster, NY, 14086



NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
SuperLawyers Rising Stars - LitigationSuperLawyers2015
SuperLawyers Rising Stars - LitigationSuperLawyers2014
SuperLawyers Rising Stars - LitigationSuperLawyers2013
Dawn C. Beachnau AwardThomas M. Cooley Law Review2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (Western New York Chapter)Member2010 - Present
Bar Association of Erie CountyMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Phi Alpha DeltaN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 123Physician-Assisted Killing Laws, Constitutional Authority, and the Conscience of a Nation: Two Worldviews2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Xavier UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Western New York High SchoolsCriminal LawN/A
Western New York High SchoolsConstitutional LawN/A
Western New York High SchoolsDrinking and Driving LawsN/A