Richard Walsh -

Richard P. Walsh Jr.

Of Counsel
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    Albany, NY 12260

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Richard Walsh -

Richard P. Walsh Jr.

Of Counsel

Richard Walsh practices in the field of labor and employment law and litigation. He has argued various precedent setting labor law decisions in both the Court of Appeals and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, including many of the early decisions establishing the Taylor Law. His experience also includes the handling of complex labor and employment litigation as well as age, disability, and sexual discrimination litigation.

Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in a wide variety of other fields, including business litigation, civil rights (where he argued a successful case involving the U.S. Rugby Team, all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States), and defense representation to a corporation and its principal officers in the first criminal prosecution under newly enacted N.Y.S. Environmental Law felony statutes.


Mr. Walsh is a member of the New York State Bar Association, United States District Court, Northern District and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.


Mr. Walsh received a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown Law and was awarded a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Holy Cross.  


Mr. Walsh is a frequent lecturer at Cornell University, Albany Law School and the New York State Bar Association on labor and trial law.

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