Tristan Hujer

Tristan D. Hujer

Special Counsel
(716) 504-5728
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Mr. Hujer concentrates his practice in commercial and business litigation. His cases include bet-the-company litigation, shareholder derivative suits, business valuation proceedings, employee disloyalty actions, trade secret misappropriation claims, trademark infringement and other intellectual property matters, as well as construction and real estate disputes.

Mr. Hujer’s clients include professionals, technology companies, developers, financial institutions, food and beverage companies, and cannabis businesses. His law practice extends to working with entrepreneurs and early-stage enterprises with respect to company formation and structuring. In the field of Cannabis Law, he represents growers, distributors and other businesses primarily in New York State.

Prior to joining Phillips Lytle LLP, Mr. Hujer was a partner at a regional law firm. He is active in the Western New York community and serves on the Board of Directors of Compeer International, a not-for-profit organization that promotes good mental health.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2016-2018


  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Alfred University, B.A., cum laude, 2006

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section

Present Activities

  • Compeer, Board of Directors

Past Activities

  • Saint Francis High School, Alumni Board of Directors
  • Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership BN360, Advisory Board