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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

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

August 29, 2016

Defining ‘Occurrence’ in Insurance Can Have Major Impact in Recovery

Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal entitled Defining ‘Occurrence’ in Insurance  Can Have Major Impact in Recovery.   The article reviews how courts may treat the meaning of “occurrence” differently depending on whether it is an occurrence in a first-party property damage claim » Read More

August 29, 2016

Monica Skanes Participates in Table of Experts Discussion

Associate Monica Skanes recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s “Table of Experts” on the new federal regulations pertaining to the payment of overtime to employees. The Table of Experts is a new event that brings together experts on a particular topic for a roundtable discussion moderated by an editor from the Albany Business Review. Joining » Read More

July 8, 2016

11th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Partners Norma Meacham, Beth Bourassa and Robert Schofield will be presenters at the 11th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference, hosted by CASDA and the Albany County Bar Association on Thursday, August 4 at Albany Country Club. Ms. Meacham will present “APPR Round 6: Do They Really Mean It?”, Ms. Bourassa » Read More

July 8, 2016

New York State School Boards Association Summer Conference

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Partner Norma Meacham will be a co-presenter at the New York State School Boards Association Summer Law Conference on Thursday, July 14 2016 at the NYSSBA headquarters in Latham, NY. Ms. Meacham will co-present the “Collective Bargaining Update – New Issues and Trends” session with David Shaw, a Partner with Shaw, » Read More

July 8, 2016

Norma Meacham Receives Judicial Appointments

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Partner Norma Meacham has been reappointed by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to the Governor’s Judicial Screening Committee for the Third Department, for a three-year term of service expiring May 19, 2019. Ms. Meacham was also recently appointed to the Second Circuit Judicial Council Committee on Civic Education and Public Management.

June 29, 2016

Robert Stout to Present at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorney Robert Stout will moderate the American Bar Association’s annual “Hot Topics in Environmental Law” panel at the ABA Annual Meeting on August 7, 2016 in San Francisco.  Rob and four other leading practitioners will discuss recent amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”); litigation concerning the Clean Water Act » Read More

June 23, 2016

Municipal Considerations Related to Solar Energy Installations – July 29, 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys David Everett and Genevieve Trigg will present a seminar on solar energy on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Town of Hyde Park, New York.  The seminar is part of the 2016 Planning and Zoning School program offered by the Association of Towns of the State of New York and » Read More

June 22, 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Presents Land Use Training Seminar

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys David Everett and Claiborne Walthall presented a seminar on land use training on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at the Columbia-Greene Community College.  The seminar, entitled “The Future’s So Bright, We’ve Gotta Wear Shades:  Municipal Considerations Related to Solar Energy Installations”,  discussed the 575 percent growth in the amount of solar » Read More

June 11, 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys Present Seminar on Public Water

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, in conjunction with the Association of Towns, presented a free seminar in Albany on the topic of public water contamination and municipal response options on Friday, June 10 at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany.  Terresa Bakner, Scott Fein, Jean Gerbini and Robert Stout presented a panel discussion on the safety of » Read More