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ALBANY, N.Y. (December 16, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is pleased to announce that Donald T. Kinsella has joined us as Senior Counsel and Robert J. McLaughlin has joined us as Of Counsel. Each of these individuals have extraordinary credentials and will further enhance the professional services our clients have come to expect from our attorneys.   Donald Kinsella joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna with more than four decades [...]

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WhIteman Osterman & Hanna litigation partner Robert A. Rosborough was interviewed on WCNY's "Capitol Pressroom with David Lombardo.  Rob discussed the recent NYS Appeals Court decision that the law legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports betting is unconstitutional.  Please click here to listen to the full interview.  Rob was also quoted in the New York Times, the Legal Sports Report, New York Upstate, Sports Handle, and Reason.com.Please click here for Rob's summary of [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (January 2, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has announced three new partners:  Christopher W. Meyer, Monica R. Skanes, and Brian M. Wang.  Chris Meyer leads the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and Information Management practice, helping clients protect critical business and consumer information.  He also represents clients in commercial litigation, corporate transactions, and regulatory compliance [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna recently prevailed in the defense of a challenge brought to halt the construction of an approximately one million square foot Amazon distribution facility located in Schodack, New York being constructed by Scannell Properties.  After prevailing in the lower court, the firm’s attorneys successfully defended an appeal which sought to set aside the approvals and environmental review process for the facility.  The New York Supreme Court, Appellate [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna managing partner John J. Henry and associate Gabriella R. Levine, members of the firm’s litigation and appeals practice, recently obtained a favorable judgment dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Town of Coxsackie. The suit alleged that the Town violated the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) by adopting a local zoning law that restricted the siting of large, utility-scale solar energy systems to commercial and industrial zoning [...]

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