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.
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 and via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Donald J. Shanley
Donald J. Shanley attended Siena College where he received his Undergraduate Degree in 1951. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1954. Mr. Shanley began his legal career in 1954, specializing in trial practice in personal injury, domestic relations, criminal law and administrative law for the firm of Shanley & Shanley of Troy, New York until 1995 when he became a sole practitioner. Mr. Shanley was also a Government Appeal Agent for Local Board No. 24 of the Selective Service System during the Vietnam War. He is a member of the Rensselaer County and New York State Bar Associations. He is a member of the Harvard Law School Association and the Siena College Alumni Association. He was formerly an Assistant District Attorney and frequently appointed as Special Prosecutor for Rensselaer County. Mr. Shanley also served as a Public Defender for Rensselaer County. He was the Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of Troy from 1972 until 2004. He has served as President to the Rensselaer County Bar Association and served as Master Barrister for the Inns of Court, Third Judicial District. Mr. Shanley possessed the distinguished “A” rating from Martindale Hubble until his partial retirement in 1995. His areas of practice include litigation, domestic relations law, criminal law and administrative law.
Mr. Shanley may be reached at (518) 266-1029.
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.