Bond, Schoeneck & King Announces New Chief Operating Officer 

February 15, 2022

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck and King has named Bryan J. Donohue as Chief Operating Officer, assuming administrative leadership of the 250-attorney law firm. Donohue, formerly the Chief Operating Officer with the Buffalo-based accounting firm of Freed Maxick, will work alongside firm management on strategic initiatives to continue the firm’s growth across its platform of offices and among its 35 practice areas and industry groups. Donohue will work out of the firm’s Buffalo office.

“Bryan comes to us with proven leadership in professional services operations, with an emphasis on financial oversight. I look forward to him learning about Bond and helping us bolster our regional and national presence in numerous practice areas and support the recent expansion in our downstate offices of New York City and Westchester,” remarked Kevin M. Bernstein, Chair of the firm's Management Committee. “In addition to his financial background, his experience in IT, marketing, facilities and firm management will be integral to our continued growth.” 

Donohue added, “I was first introduced to Bond 15 years ago when I was at the Buffalo News. Working with Bond’s attorneys as a client was a pleasure. They took the time to learn about the business and provided strong legal and business advice and counsel. I am excited to be joining Bond to help in accomplishing the firm’s goals, and strategic initiatives.”

Prior to Freed Maxick, Donohue was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for The Buffalo News, working with its management team on long-term and strategic operating goals. Donohue received his B.S. in Marketing and MBA in Professional Accounting from Canisius College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and Canisius College Council on Accountancy.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 250 lawyers serving individuals, companies, nonprofits and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has nine offices in New York State as well as offices in Boston, Kansas City, Naples, Florida, and Red Bank, New Jersey.