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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Partner Named In The Best Lawyers In America 2018 Edition



ALBANY, N.Y. (October 24, 2017) – Robert S. Reynolds, partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has been selected by a nationwide peer review to be listed among the nation’s top lawyers in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.

Mr. Reynolds is a partner in the Firm’s Estate Planning and Administration and Federal and State Taxation practice groups. Mr. Reynolds earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from Siena College, his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School, and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center while he was serving as an attorney advisor at the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Section, Taxation Committee, Vice Chair) and The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region’s Professional Advisor Council, and is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation and a member, former Director, and Past President (2010-2011) of the Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York, Inc. Mr. Reynolds serves as the President of the Bethlehem Basketball Club and as a Director of the Bethlehem Girls Basketball Club, and enjoys coaching youth sports.

Mr. Reynolds joins his Whiteman Osterman & Hanna colleagues rated as Best Lawyers in America, including: Leslie M. Apple in the practice area of corporate law; James B. Ayers in litigation and trusts and estates areas; Beth A. Bourassa in education law; John Hanna Jr., Daniel A. Ruzow and Michael G. Sterthous in environmental law; Norma G. Meacham and Robert T. Schofield in employment law; Kevin P. Quinn in the practice area of government relations; Leslie K. L. Thiele in immigration law; and Michael Whiteman in communications and energy law.

Best Lawyers® conducts exhaustive peer reviews in which leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, Best Lawyers has gained the respect of the legal profession, international corporations and the media as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has developed a reputation for innovative solutions and professional leadership. Through integrated, firm-wide collaboration, it offers clients a broad range of expertise in business, commercial, education, energy, utility regulation, environmental, land use, health care, immigration, intellectual property, labor, employment, real estate development, tax and telecommunications law as well as estate planning and administration, government relations and litigation.

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