News Release: 4/6/2020
April 06, 2020
WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA LLP and McNAMEE LOCHNER P.C. ANNOUNCE JOINT DISCUSSIONSALBANY, N.Y. (April 6, 2020) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP and McNamee Lochner, P.C. are pleased to announce that they are exploring a relationship under which most of the attorneys of McNamee Lochner would join their practices with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP.
“We’re excited to have the opportunity to align our firms and bolster the practice areas and legal experience available to our clients. The attorneys at McNamee offer depth of experience in sophisticated practice areas, and we believe that our combined strength will prove to be an asset to our clients and the community” said John Henry, Co-Managing Partner of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP. “Joining our practices will allow our clients to draw upon the collective experience, depth and breadth of both firms” said Scott Barbour Co-Managing Partner of McNamee Lochner.
Both firms anticipate announcing further details of their arrangement within the coming weeks.
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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.
McNamee Lochner, founded in 1863, has been a stable and enduring legal presence in the shaping and growth of the Capital Region and offers a statewide practice with nearly 30 attorneys and has concentrations in several areas of law, including banking, corporate and taxation, environmental and land use, litigation and dispute resolution, matrimonial and family law, real estate, and trusts, estates and elder law.
Carolyn Slovic, Marketing Manager