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The law firm Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman named Amy Habib Rittling and Roy H. Cunningham partners. Habib Rittling previously served as special assistant to Commissioner Leslie E. Silverman of the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. A graduate of Boston College, Habib Rittling received her JD degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law. Cunningham concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning and elder law. He received a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University, a JD degree from West Virginia University College of Law and a LLM in taxation from the University of Denver School of Law.

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Conestoga-Rovers and Associates, a Buffalo-based environmental engineering firm, named Mark C. DiPasquale senior project engineer and Edward M. Porter project engineer. DiPasquale previously was with URS Corp. and the US Army Corps of Engineers. He has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University at Buffalo, and a bachelor's in accounting as well as an MBA from Canisius College. DiPasquale will work within the firm's utility solutions group. Porter previously worked for R&D Engineering from 1997 until January of 2003, when he left to serve as principal engineer with the City of Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency. He received his bachelor's in mechanical engineering from Alfred University. Also, the firm named Robert J. Yeigh a senior recruiter. He has a bachelor's in business administration and nearly 10 years of recruiting experience for the consulting engineering industry.

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Craig P. Schreiber, vice president of Northtown Toyota Volkswagen Scion in Amherst, was one of 49 nominees nationwide for the 2009 Time Magazine Dealer of the Year Award. Schreiber, 45, was chosen to represent the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association in the competition.

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DirectBuy of Buffalo, a members-only showroom and home design center that offers merchandise at manufacturer-direct prices, promoted Marsha Henry and Denise Lange to marketing associates. Henry, who previously worked for a veterinary hospital, joined the company in March as a lead generator. Lange joined the company in 2008 as a lead generator and previously was with Chick-n-Pizza Works.

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Hodgson Russ named Katherine E. Cauley and Catherine Grantier Cooley partners in the law firm's Buffalo office. Cauley, a member of its estates and trusts practice group, has been with the firm since 1999. She attended Hilbert College and obtained her bachelor's degree from Canisius College and her J. D. from the University at Buffalo School of Law. Cooley, a member of the business litigation practice group, joined the firm in 1998 as a paralegal. She has practiced as an attorney at the firm since 2001. She also attended Hilbert College, obtained her bachelor's from Canisius College and her law degree from the UB School of Law.

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