FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2019

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

PHILLIPS LYTLE PARTNER AND ALBANY OFFICE LEADER RICHARD E. HONEN TO SERVE AS JUDGE AT NEW YORK BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION FINALS

Albany, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle Partner and Albany Office Leader Richard E. Honen will serve as a judge at the finals of the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC).  The event will take place on Friday, April 26th at 3:30 p.m. at Sage Armory, 130 New Scotland Avenue, in Albany.

Since 2010, more than 2,500 students have participated in the NYBPC, more than 100 businesses have been started, and the NYBPC has seeded over $1M, yielding over $20M in additional funding for these companies.

Mr. Honen leads the firm’s Venture Capital Team and focuses his practice in corporate, finance, and venture capital law, as well as complex commercial litigation. He provides corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of companies from startup to Fortune 50, and has lectured extensively, particularly on the topics of corporate law, venture capital, and angel investing.

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., Cleveland, Ohio, 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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