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July 13, 2012

Public Affairs Roundtable

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Public Affairs Roundtable series, an extension of the Firm’s involvement in legal issues at the intersection of the public and private sectors, with a focus on businesses that are regulated or otherwise vitally affected by public policy and government, serves as a monthly forum for the interchange of ideas between various » Read More

February 10, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Attorney Honored with John E. Leach Memorial Award

ALBANY, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) – Jean Gerbini, Of Counsel with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently honored with the John E., Leach Memorial Award. The John E. Leach Memorial Award is presented by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section (“TICL”) of the New York State Bar » Read More

February 6, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys to Present at the Association of Towns 2017 Training School & Annual Meeting – February 19 – 22

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys are scheduled to present at the upcoming Association of Towns of the State of New York’s 2017 Annual Training School & Annual Meeting to be held on February 19 – 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York.  Partner, Daniel Ruzow, presentation is entitled “Managing Bad Behavior at » Read More

February 2, 2017

Chris Meyer Conducts Privacy Presentation to the NYS Telecommunications Association

As part of the firm’s expansion into data privacy cybersecurity, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorney Christopher W. Meyer recently conducted a presentation titled “Balancing Subscriber Privacy with Provider Obligations: Best Practices for Responding to Subpoenas, Search Warrants and Other Demands” at the New York State Telecommunications Association Conference.  The presentation focused on increased privacy demands and how companies » Read More

December 30, 2016

Revised Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Services Industry

New York’s “first-in-the-nation” financial services cybersecurity rules moved one step closer to reality this week, with issuance of proposed revised rules by the Department of Financial Services.  The revised rules cover every DFS-regulated business, including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies. The revised rules also indirectly affect third parties who » Read More

November 30, 2016

December Immigration Briefing – 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s latest Immigration Briefing provides a summary on President-Elect Trump’s key immigration policy proposals, USCIS’ final rule affecting high-skilled nonimmigrant workers, and changes to filing fees for applications and petitions filed with the USCIS.  Please click here to view the full update.

November 29, 2016

Scott Fein, Co-Authors and Co-Edits, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York

Scott Fein, a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, is a co-author and co-editor of the book, Making a Modern Constitution:  The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York.  Consisting of substantive chapters written by experts in their fields, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York examines the history, potential benefits and » Read More

November 23, 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Presents Seminar on Data Security – Wikileaks, Tax Returns and Videotapes: Lessons Learned from the 2016 Presidential Campaign and Why They Matter to Your Business

On December 8, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna presented a Cybersecurity Breakfast Seminar in partnership with the Saratoga Chamber of Commerce.  Of Counsel Chris Meyer moderated an expert panel on data security, privacy, and cybersecurity issues that affect every business, big or small. E-mail threats and vulnerabilities Employee and insider threats Third party business partners The » Read More

November 7, 2016

Jason Shaw Presents Handling and Taking Depositions

Jason Shaw, a Partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently presented at the New York State Bar Association’s seminar on the topic of “Handling and Taking Depositions” held on November 2, 2016.  Mr. Shaw’s presentation, Impact of Discovery and Disclosure at Time of Deposition, provided an in depth overview of the scope and objectives of » Read More

November 7, 2016

Jordan Chisolm Recognized for Pro Bono Work

Jordan Chisolm, an Associate with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, was recently recognized for his volunteer work as a pro bono advocate with the Closing the Gap program at the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York.  Closing the Gap is a new program that focuses on connecting pro bono attorneys to rural clients facing housing » Read More

September 7, 2016

Attorneys at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 7, 2016) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys recently received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2016: James B. Ayers (10 year recognition), Terresa M. Bakner, Heather D. Diddel, Philip H. Dixon, Margaret J. Gillis, Philip H. Gitlen, Neil L. Levine, » Read More