Michael Ranzenhofer

As a partner in the Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC law firm, Buffalo Attorney Michael Ranzenhofer takes his responsibilities to the citizens of the Buffalo and WNY area very seriously.

He grew up in Long Island, NY as well and received a B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in 1976 from S.U.N.Y. Albany and a Juris Doctor in 1979 from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo.

Michael Ranzenhofer was admitted to all New York State Courts (1980), the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York (1980) and the U.S. Supreme Court (1985).



Michael Ranzenhofer’s professional associations are as follows:

  • Akron Chamber of Commerce
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Clarence Chamber of Commerce
  • Clarence Hollow Association
  • Erie County Bar Association (Negligence and Matrimonial/Family Law Committees)
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (Real Property, Elder Law, General Practice, Municipal, Family and Matrimonial Sections)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Government/Public Service

Attorney Ranzenhofer was a member of the New York Senate serving the 61st District for twelve years. He was also an Erie County Legislator for twenty years, Erie County Legislature minority leader (1993 to 1995 and 2004) and majority leader (2004-2005). He served on the Erie County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors (2002-2004); as a task force member of the New York Meals-on-Wheels and the S.U.N.Y. Health Services Institutional Review Board of Directors from 1998 – 2002.


Buffalo Attorney Michael Ranzenhofer focuses on accidents and personal injury litigation. If you or a loved one needs legal assistance for a Personal Injury, contact experienced Buffalo attorney Michael Ranzenhofer for dedicated representation. With over 40 years of experience, he has the skills and resources necessary to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your case.

Let his experience work for you.

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