FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2015

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER RICHARD E. HONEN TO JUDGE AT THE 4TH ANNUAL NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

Albany, N.Y. – Richard E. Honen, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, will be a judge at the 2015 High School Business Plan Competition. The competition, presented by the Center for Economic Growth and hosted by Siena College, will take place May 27th, 2015 at Siena College, 515 Loudon Rd, Albany, NY 12211 in the Sarazen Student Union.

The high school business competition provides an opportunity for teams of high school students to win prizes and exchange ideas in an intellectually vibrant environment. Teams will receive feedback from members of the community, management scholars, and business leaders. To enter the competition, each student team must develop a unique and innovative business concept and prepare a ten-minute presentation geared towards motivating potential investors to fund a company started to execute the students’ business concept. Eighteen teams including 50 participants are expected to compete.

Mr. Honen focuses his practice in banking, corporate and venture capital law and commercial litigation. He provides corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of companies with a particular emphasis on emerging growth and start-up companies.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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