Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Senior Counsel To Receive Albany Law School's Highest Honor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2019
Michael P. Murray, Director of Marketing
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA SENIOR COUNSEL TO RECEIVE ALBANY LAW SCHOOL’S HIGHEST HONOR
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 19, 2019) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is very pleased to announce that senior counsel Hon. Bernard J. Malone, Jr. was the recipient of The Trustees Gold Medal from Albany Law School at Albany Law’s 2019 Grand Honors Awards.
The Trustees Gold Medal, first awarded in 1966, is the highest accolade bestowed by Albany Law School and is given to an individual who has demonstrated a record of exemplary support and dedication to the advancement of Albany Law School. The award is presented by the Board of Trustees from nominations provided by the National Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Judge Malone is a 1972 graduate of Albany Law School. Prior to joining Whiteman Osterman & Hanna as senior counsel to the Firm, he served in a variety of notable public service positions. From 2005 through 2012 he was a member of the Appellate Division of New York State Supreme Court, serving on the First Department in Manhattan and the Third Department in Albany. He had been an elected trial level Supreme Court Justice since 1998. For the fifteen years prior to that he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, where he specialized in both civil litigation and criminal prosecution.
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