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WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA LLP ANNOUNCES NEW CO-MANAGING PARTNER AND NEW MEMBER OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 23, 2020

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Carolyn Slovic, Marketing Manager
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
(518) 487-7748
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WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA LLP ANNOUNCES NEW CO-MANAGING PARTNER AND NEW MEMBER OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 23, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is pleased to announce that Robert T. Schofield has been appointed as co-managing partner of the Firm and William S. Nolan has been added as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, effective January 1, 2020.

Mr. Schofield replaces Norma Meacham, who stepped down as co-managing partner after 17 years of leadership with the Firm. Ms. Meacham will continue practicing law as a Partner in the Firm concentrating on labor, employment and education law.

Mr. Schofield joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna as an associate in 2000 and was named partner in 2008. He is a member of the Firm’s Labor and Employment, Education, and Litigation and Appeals Practice Groups. His areas of focus include public and private sector labor and employment issues, education law, and general litigation.

A member of the Firm’s Litigation and Appeals Practice Group, Mr. Nolan has been with the Firm since 2001 being named partner in 2012. Mr. Nolan has extensive courtroom experience, having tried numerous cases in State and federal courts. He routinely handles toxic tort, property damage, and construction-related lawsuits, as well as business disputes, including dissolution proceedings, shareholder derivative actions, and breach of contract litigation arising from sales, licensing, distribution, franchise, joint venture, and non-compete agreements.

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, the Capital Region’s largest law firm with 75 attorneys, has developed a reputation for innovative solutions and professional leadership. For over 40 years, the Firm has served the public and private sectors with a broad range of practice areas and industry expertise including business, commercial, education, energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, real estate development, federal and state taxation, cybersecurity and data privacy, estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation.

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