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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has announced two new partners: Robert Rosborough and Robert Stout, and Of Counsel Michelle Kennedy. Robert Rosborough joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna as an associate in 2010 after completing a clerkship at the New York Court of Appeals. Mr. Rosborough’s practice focuses on appellate, civil, administrative, environmental, and employment litigation, including extensive experience in CPLR Article 78 proceedings, land use and zoning matters, including [...]

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Michael and Margery Whiteman were recently honored at the Excelsior College's Partners in Lifelong Learning Celebration for their active participation in the Capital Region community for 50 years.  Michael Whiteman has served as an officer or director of organization such as the Albany Institute of History & Art, the Albany Symphony, the Government Law Center at the Albany Law School, the Historic Albany Foundation, Independent Defense Commission, and WMHT Educational [...]

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