WOH Culture

Since its founding in 1975, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has grown to become the largest, and one of the most well-respected law firms in the Capital Region.

The Firm has a commitment to quality and the ability to understand and achieve our clients’ business and personal goals.  In addition to Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s depth of legal knowledge, we are dedicated to creating a positive and rewarding work environment for all employees – attorneys and staff alike. Our focus has always been to make our Firm, family-friendly. 

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna utilizes a team approach to address our clients’ needs on both the attorney and staff levels. Open lines of communication and the opportunity to grow professionally foster a positive work environment for our employees.  Our commitment to a family-oriented organization includes offering flexible hours, generous benefit packages and vacation time, as well as providing mentors to address both professional and personal challenges.

No matter the position at the Firm, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna treats everyone as colleagues rather than subordinates. We hold many events for our employees and their families, and have activities in the office throughout the year to help make the work environment more enjoyable

Our Commitment to the Community

Together as a Firm and individually, the attorneys and staff at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna actively participate in a variety of community activities and support.  The Firm has a commitment to being a good corporate citizen, and has been a leader in providing corporate support and sponsorship to organizations throughout the Capital Region.

Albany County Bar Foundation

Albany Symphony Orchestra
Alliance for Positive HealthAmerican Red Cross of Northeastern NY
Archives Partnership TrustBeta Psi Foundation
Berkshire Immigrant CenterBig Brothers/Big Sisters
Boys & Girls ClubsCapital Roots
Capital Region Youth TennisColumbia-Greene Hospital Foundation
Community FoundationCrossroads Center for Children
Empire State Youth OrchestraEpilepsy Foundation of NENY
Fort Hudson Health Systems, Inc.Foundation for Ellis Medicine
Glens Falls Hospital FoundationHealth Educational Relief Org.

Hope House Funding Corp.

Hudson River Housing

Huntington's Disease Society of America

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation


March of Dimes

Mendelssohn Club of Albany

Palace Theatre

Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Sage Colleges

Saratoga Bridges Foundation

Saratoga Economic Development Corporation

Saratoga Hospital Foundation

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Schenectady County Community College Foundation

Special Olympics New York

To Life!

Tri-County United Way

University at Albany Foundation

Vanderheyden Hall
Wildwood Foundation 

We have the largest and most diverse immigration law practice in the Capital Region of New York, serving clients across the United States and around the world.