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Michael Whiteman, founding Partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, was honored by the Senior Services of Albany at its 21st Annual Third Age Achievement Awards held at Wolfert's Roost Country Club. The award recognizes the contributions Michael has made in the community in the area of Law. The Third Age Achievement Awards are not “lifetime achievement” awards, but rather, they honor the contributions being made by individuals in the Capital Region since [...]Read More ›
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna's Labor and Employment Group recently presented a seminar titled “Preparing Employers for New York’s Paid Family Leave Law” in Albany. The panel discussion focused on the responsibilities that organizations will have under New York’s new Paid Family Leave Benefits Law that will go into effect in July. Bob Schofield, a partner with the Labor and Employment Group moderated the session, and additional panelists included Monica Skanes, an [...]Read More ›
Scott Fein, partner, and Claiborne Walthall, associate, attorneys at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, contributed and edited the recent publication entitled: Protections in the New York State Constitution Beyond the Federal Bill of Rights. The New York State Constitution protects individual rights in many ways the U.S. Constitution does not. This publication illustrates some of the ways in which certain rights are more expansively protected – while other rights are recognized in [...]Read More ›
WOH attorney Robert Rosborough was quoted in a recent article in the National Law Journal on whether the Fourth Circuit should livestream arguments in the travel ban appeals. Please click here for the full article.Read More ›
WOH Attorney Chris Meyer recently participated in the Albany Business Review’s Table of Experts on Cybersecurity. The Table of Experts brings together experts for a discussion on a current topic. Joining Chris was Joe Vigorito, Director of Mobility and Security at Annese & Associates in Albany. The discussion was moderated by Albany Law professor Antony Hayes. Download the full articleRead More ›
Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal entitled The Time Has Come for the Court Of Appeals to Resolve Reinsurance Issue. The article discusses how a recent decision will finally lead to resolving the unsettled question about whether reinsurers will have limitless liability for an underlying insurer’s legal costs. To view the full article, please click here.Read More ›