About the Area

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna enjoys its role as one of the leading law firms in Albany, a crossroads of the Northeast and ideal location for work and leisure.

The Albany area is home to world-class architecture, great restaurants, numerous cultural events as well as 18 colleges and universities.

The second oldest chartered city in the United States, Albany is rich in culture and history, offering an abundance of natural, cultural and historic attractions and museums located within Albany and within a short driving distance. Albany is conveniently situated near the Catskill Mountains, and the Adirondack Region, on the banks of the Hudson River, providing for unending outdoor activities in all seasons.

Albany and the Capital Region offer easy access to many performing arts centers, world-class theater, music, dance and more. The area is also famous for the excitement of the Saratoga Thoroughbred Race Track in Saratoga Springs.

The cost of living in Albany remains affordable, while the quality of life is envied by our metropolis neighbors. Many beautiful historic brownstone buildings offer living within walking distance to the office. For those having a preference for rural and suburban areas, there are a variety of small communities, many within a short commute to downtown Albany.


Our clients include financial institutions, FORTUNE 500 companies, major statewide, national and local developers, public entities, not-for-profits and individuals.