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Attorneys Douglas Goldman & Rafael Olazagasti III Join McNamee Lochner P.C.

McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that Douglas L. Goldman and Rafael A. Olazagasti III have joined the firm as Of Counsel. With the addition of these two new attorneys, the firm has grown its legal team to 26 experts, located in Albany and serving clients in both the Capital Region and across New York State.

“Mr. Goldman and Mr. Olazagasti possess talents that will help our corporate and individual clients successfully navigate through areas of law that are highly complicated,” said Scott A. Barbour, co-managing principal of McNamee Lochner P.C. “Their addition to McNamee Lochner complements the firm’s already diverse legal expertise.”


Douglas L. Goldman, Of Counsel, joins McNamee Lochner P.C. with more than 22 years of experience in the field of immigration law. He has a wealth of experience representing health care, education, technology, and other STEM-focused employers in the employment of foreign nationals. Douglas also represents individuals and families seeking temporary status in the United States, lawful permanent residency, and United States citizenship.

“At a time when immigration is at the forefront of legal challenges and discussions across this state and nation, I am proud to join McNamee Lochner’s team and leverage my experience in immigration law to help those clients in need,” said Goldman, who has been practicing since 1996. “I look forward to working side-by-side with the firm’s expert legal team to guide our corporate and individual clients through this rapidly-evolving landscape.”

2019-Rafael-Olazagasti-Headshot-M1658631x7F824-819x1024Rafael A. Olazagasti III, Of Counsel, represents public and private sector clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has served as lead negotiator for dozens of labor negotiations, and has extensive experience handling grievances and representing clients in labor arbitrations and mediations.

“McNamee Lochner’s reputation for high-quality representation, in addition to its depth and breadth of expertise made this move a natural choice for me,” Olazagasti said. “The knowledge and experience at McNamee will provide opportunity to tap into the full range of services my clients desire, while allowing me to hone my skills as a labor and employment attorney and meet the needs of the firm’s ever-growing client base.”

McNamee Lochner P.C. is a full-service law firm headquartered in Albany, New York.  It represents clients across New York State in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, construction, corporate, tax, real estate, environmental, land use, litigation, labor, employment, matrimonial, family, immigration, trusts, estates, and elder law. To learn more, follow us on Twitter at @MLTW_Law and Facebook at