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McNamee Lochner P.C., located in Albany and serving clients both in the Capital Region and across the state, announced today the addition of Richard P. Walsh, Jr. and Paul E. Davenport as Of Counsel, formerly partners at Lombardi, Walsh, Davenport and Amodeo. The recent hires expand, strengthen, and diversify the capabilities of the firm’s litigation and labor practice.

“The experience Mr. Walsh and Mr. Davenport can offer our clients is unmatched – having appeared in front of the Supreme Court and National Labor Relations Board, and influenced labor law decisions in both the Court of Appeals and Second Circuit Court of Appeals,” said Scott A. Barbour, co-managing principal of McNamee Lochner P.C. “We are excited to welcome them aboard as we continue to develop the breadth of services our team is able to offer corporate and individual clients.”

https://www.mltw.com/news-events/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/R.-Walsh-819x1024.jpgRichard P. Walsh, Jr. represents public and private sector clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has argued various precedent-setting Labor Law Decisions in both the Court of Appeals and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, including many of the early decisions establishing the Taylor Law. For the last 12 years, he has been rated a “Super Lawyer” by his peers in the field of Labor and Employment Law. Mr. Walsh’s experience also includes the handling of complex labor and employment litigation as well as age, disability, and sexual discrimination litigation. For the last 20 years Walsh has devoted much of his practice to personal injury and Business Tort litigation.

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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.

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October was National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and with Cyber Monday right around the corner, McNamee Lochner P.C. reminds our partners, clients and the greater community the importance of protecting your personal and professional information. Attorneys April Dalbec and Jacob Lamme were featured on Spectrum News Albany recently, discussing how best to safeguard this information.

The following video is a shortened version of a story produced by Spectrum News Reporter Melissa Steininger. Watch and listen to learn more:

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G. Kimball Williams received the President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Third Judicial District on behalf of the NYS Bar Association on May 1, 2018. This award is extended to individuals and entities that have rendered extraordinary pro bono service.  The NYS Bar Association presents such awards to publicly recognize and thank those who provide such service and also to convey a message to the profession and the public about the importance of pro bono efforts in achieving equal access to justice.

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April M. Dalbec was appointed to the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Third Judicial Department for a five year term. The Committee on Character and Fitness is comprised of practicing attorneys who investigate and make recommendations regarding the character and fitness of applicants for admission to the bar. The Third Judicial District consists of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster counties. Ms. Dalbec’s practice focuses primarily on family law, matrimonial law and serious personal injury.

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– The 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ”Best Law Firms” named McNamee Lochner P.C a Tier 1 and 2 firm in eight different practice areas on the metropolitan level. “We are very proud to receive this recognition and especially grateful to our clients whose continued support of our firm has played such a pivotal role in this honor,” said Scott A. Barbour, co-managing partner of McNamee Lochner.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process, including the collection of client and attorney evaluations, peer review by leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. The firm’s “Best Law Firm” rankings are in the following practice areas:

Tier 1: Commercial Litigation; Elder Law; Family Law; Trusts & Estates