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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Announces New Of Counsels



Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces two new Of Counsels, Barbara C. Brenner and Brian M. Wang. 

Barbara Brenner joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Immigration Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Brenner was a principal with Copland and Brenner in Latham, New York.  Ms. Brenner represents clients in a broad range of immigration matters, focusing on family- and employment-based petitions and applications, waivers of inadmissibility and removability, and naturalization and citizenship cases. 

Brian Wang also joins the Immigration Practice Group at the Firm and previously was a sole practitioner.  Mr. Wang focuses his practice on all aspects of immigration law, including family- and employment-based immigration, nonimmigrant employment and investor visas, asylum and humanitarian relief, naturalization, inadmissibility waivers, and removal defense.  He consults with criminal defense attorneys on the immigration consequences of criminal convictions and advises on crafting plea agreements to avoid deportation.  Additionally, he has developed an expertise in citizenship matters, including military naturalization, expeditious naturalization, and complex acquired/derivative citizenship claims. 

LOUDONVILLE, NY – Thomas J. Baldwin Jr. ’81 has been confirmed as the new chairman of the Siena College Board of Trustees. Baldwin was formally elected chair for a two-year term in March, and will oversee his first trustees’ meeting at Siena on June 10. He will preside at Siena’s Commencement ceremony on May 30.  “I am a proud Siena alumnus – as…
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