F. Redmond Griffin
F. Redmond (Red) Griffin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green University. In 1960 he received his Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School. He served as Assistant Counsel to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly from 1969 to 1970. He was Counsel to the Troy Housing Authority and a member of the Rensselaer County Sewer Agency.
He was also Special Counsel for the Town of East Greenbush Water and Sewer District. Mr. Griffin was a director of the Rensselaer County Red Cross and was a trustee of the YWCA of Troy-Cohoes, serving, in addition, as Chairman of the YWCA Board for 6 years. Mr. Griffin’s areas of practice include Real Estate Law, Zoning and Planning, Community Development, Commercial Mortgage Lending, and Lobbying.
Mr. Griffin may be reached at (518) 266-1015.
Mickki L. Harrington
Mickki L. Harrington graduated from Siena College cum laude in 1987 with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. She received a Juris Doctor degree in 1990 from Albany Law School. She is a member of the New York State and Rensselaer County Bar Associations and the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). She presently serves on the Board of Directors of the Sage Home Ownership Program, and the Collar City Pops, Inc.
She has also served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Easton, N.Y. Her areas of practice include Business Law, Education Law, Commercial Mortgage Lending, Banking Law, Real Estate Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Ms. Harrington may be reached at (518) 266-1028 and via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael E. Ginsberg
Michael E. Ginsberg received his Juris Doctor degree in 1992 from Syracuse University College of Law and received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany in 1989. Michael was chosen as a member of the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under Forty in 2005. He is the former President of the Rensselaer County Bar Association and also a former member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association. He is active in the community, serving as General Counsel to the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is also President and sits on the Board of Directors of the Louis Weinberg Foundation. Michael was formerly a board member of Vanderheyden Hall, Inc. and The Northeastern Association for the Blind. He was the 2001 recipient of the New York State Bar Association Award of Appreciation and Chairman of the New York State Bar Association Practical Skills Seminar on Forming and Advising Businesses. He has published articles on legal topics such as protecting against corporate liability and the usefulness of employee non-compete agreements. Michael is Chief Litigation Counsel to RPI and the City of Troy his areas of practice include Commercial and Civil Litigation, Higher Education Law, Title IX, Estate Planning and Administration, Commercial Banking, Corporate and Business Law, Employment Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law and Media Law. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).
Mr. Ginsberg may be reached at (518) 266-1026, or by email at email@example.com.
Thomas E. Lavery
Thomas E. Lavery completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Albany, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1990. He received a Master of Arts degree from the College of Saint Rose in 1992. In 1996, he received a Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School. He has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1997, and he is a member of the bars of the United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). His areas of practice include Export Control compliance, Technological Transfer, Intellectual Property, Collaborative Research and Development, International Trade contracts, Commercial and Civil Litigation, Administrative Law and Criminal Law.
Mr. Lavery may be reached at (518) 266-1040 and via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhiannon I. Spencer
Rhiannon I. Spencer received her Juris Doctor degree in 2018 from Albany Law School where she graduated Cum Laude and received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Oneonta in 2010.
During her academic career at Albany Law, Rhiannon was a dedicated member of the Anthony V. Cardona ’70 Moot Court Program serving as the Chair of the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials which helped earn her induction into the National Order of the Barristers.
Rhiannon joined Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin as an intern during her second summer of law school and has remained a dedicated member of the firm ever since. Rhiannon practices predominately in the Firm’s Litigation Department assisting senior counsel on many prominent cases. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.
Ms. Spencer may be reached at (518) 266-1001, and via email at email@example.com.
Joseph T. Perkins received his Juris Doctor degree in 1991 from the University of Michigan Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Union College in 1988. He has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1992 and is admitted to practice in the Northern and Western Districts of New York. Mr. Perkins has been a lecturer on multiple occasions for the New York State Bar Association’s Construction Site Litigation CLE Seminar, discussing topics which include Labor Law 240, indemnity, insurance procurement and the overall handling of Construction Law actions. He has also lectured on those topics for the Albany Business Review, the Capital Region Building and Managers Association and the New York State Association of General Contractors. His areas of practice include Civil and Commercial Litigation.
Mr. Perkins may be reached at (518) 266-1017 and via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.