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PROFILE | Sakina N. Riddell

Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP | Law Practice Concentrating in Affordable Housing and Community Development Law.

Riddell Sakina Buff AttorneySakina N. Riddell

726 Exchange Street, Suite 516
Buffalo, New York 14210
Phone: (716) 856-1700 ext. 326
Fax: (716) 856-2311

Areas of Practice:

Affordable housing and community development law, commercial real estate and finance transactions.


  • Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Undergraduate: Duke University, B.A. cum laude

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Forty Under Forty Award, Buffalo Business First, 2007
  • 35th Annual Black Achievers in Industry Award, 1490 Enterprisers Inc., 2007


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Minority Bar Association of Western New York
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter

What I like to do outside of work:

Enjoying the outdoors with my family, hiking, biking, walking, and gardening.


Something else I think you should know about me:

I’m a big college basketball fan and love cheering on the Blue Devils and the Hoyas.