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Bruce J. Wagner will present an expanded “Recent Decisions and Developing Trends in Matrimonial Law” segment at the New York State Bar Association’s June 2019 continuing legal education programs in Rochester, Albany and Manhattan and will deliver “Matrimonial Update” to the Broome County Bar Association, also in June 2019.

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M1535975ALBANY, NY— McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that Barry D. Kramer has joined the firm as Of Counsel, working in the Firm’s mediation and arbitration practice groups.

In 1968, Justice Kramer graduated from the Albany Law School as Salutatorian of his class. He was a member of the Justinian Society and Articles Editor of the Albany Law Review. Following graduation, he began his legal career at Higgins, Roberts, Beyerl & Coan. After 25 years, Justice Kramer left the law firm as Partner and President to become the Schenectady County Surrogate. During his tenure as Surrogate, Justice Kramer also served as a full-time acting Supreme Court Justice. In 2010, he was elected as a Supreme Court Justice in the 4th Judicial District.

Justice Kramer received the Harold E. Koreman Award in 2001 for recognition for commitment to the Administration of Justice with Fairness and Compassion from the NYS Trial Lawyers Association. In 2018, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Schenectady County Bar Association. In total, Justice Kramer has served 50 years in the law – 25 years in private practice and 25 years on the bench.

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Stephen Rosemarino and Michael Zahler presented at the Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) 32nd Annual Construction Industry Conference on December 6, 2018.  Zahler and Rosemarino provided, among other things, a workshop on New York State’s new law concerning sexual harassment, and how the law specifically affects public works contractors.

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August 27, 2018- McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 10 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.  The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are:

  • Richard D. Cirincione, Trusts & Estates
  • Glen P. Doherty, Employment Law- Management
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August 27, 2018- McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been named to the 2018 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.  The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are:

  • Richard D. Cirincione, Estate Planning & Probate
  • April M. Dalbec, Family Law
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McNamee Lochner is pleased to announce that shareholder Michelle L. Haskin has been ranked in the Top 25 Women on the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.

Haskin practices exclusively in the field of matrimonial and family law, concentrating in complex matrimonial matters, custody, support, domestic violence, and interstate family law issues. She has over 20 years of experience advocating for clients in both Supreme and Family Court.

She is a past President of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association, and is co-chair of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York’s matrimonial committee. Haskin has previously been awarded recognition for her reputation in Family Law as a recipient of the 2015 New York State Bar Association’s Attorney Professionalism Award and received the Albany 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” award in the area of Family Law by The Best Lawyers in America©.

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McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that Mathew P. Barry (Banking), Jacob F. Lamme (Business Litigation), and Jeremy H. Speich (Business & Corporate Law) have been named to the 2017 Upstate New York Rising Stars list.

Mathew P. Barry is a member of the firm’s Banking, Real Estate and Business Litigation practice groups and was recently named a Rising Star in banking law.  Mr. Barry represents business owners and financial institutions in all facets of commercial lending and real estate transactions.  Mr. Barry routinely handles multi-lender and multi-million dollar financing transactions throughout New York State.

Jacob F. Lamme is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Land Use & Zoning practice groups, and was recently named a Rising Star in business litigation.  Mr. Lamme provides litigation and corporate counsel to local, statewide, national and international businesses in a variety of matters, including commercial litigation, labor and employment disputes, real property tax assessment challenges, and Article 78 proceedings.  Mr. Lamme practices in state and federal courts, and he also provides advice and counsel to clients seeking to avoid litigation.

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Two McNamee Lochner attorneys, Amy S. O’Connor and John J. Privitera, have received the Albany 2018 award “Lawyer of the Year” in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. O’Connor was selected “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates, and Privitera was selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Environmental.

Amy S. O’Connor is Chair of the firm’s Trusts, Estates & Elder Law Department. With a concentration in elder law, estate planning, and trust and estate administration, her practice encompasses all aspects of trusts and estates law and elder law, including estate tax planning, probate and administration of estates and trusts, establishment of revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, health care proxies, living wills, and powers of attorney.

John J. Privitera is Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Department. He is active in all areas of environmental law including land use, environmental litigation, enforcement, citizen suits, regulatory affairs, compliance matters, hazardous wastes and natural resource damages. He also provides advice and counsel regarding the environmental aspects of business transactions and energy matters.

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McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 11 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

The McNamee attorneys receiving this recognition are: Richard D. Cirincione (Trusts and Estates); Glen P. Doherty (Employment Law – Management); William S. Haase (Trusts and Estates); Michelle L. Haskin (Family Law); Richard A. Langer (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law); Christopher Massaroni (Commercial Litigation); Amy S. O’Connor (Elder Law, Trusts and Estates); Peter A. Pastore (Commercial Litigation); John J. Privitera (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental); Timothy B. Thornton (Trusts and Estates); and Bruce J. Wagner (Family Law).

The Best Lawyers in America list is the result of more than 6.7 million confidential peer-reviews. Rankings reflect ability, professionalism, and integrity; attorneys named to this list have earned the highest levels of respect among other leading lawyers within the same practice areas and among clients within their communities.

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McNamee Lochner P.C. is pleased to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. The attorneys receiving this recognition are: