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2014

We at the Pattison Firm expect 2014 to be a great year. Atty. Don Shanley has won a series of motions in civil rights cases and Atty. Dana Caswell has successfully represented our clients in contract and lease matters. Soon

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PATTISON SAMPSON’S 200TH ANNIVERSARY BASH!

The Firm held its 200th anniversary party. It was a great success and a good time was had by all!!

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Pattison Sampson’s 200th Anniversary Celebration!!

In preparation for tonight’s BIG anniversary event I came across this historic photo of Firm Partner and former U.S. Congressman, Ned Pattison with Bobby Kennedy (RFK).

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Pattison Sampson Ginsberg & Griffin 200 Years of Legal Service

We are looking forward to the Firm’s bi-centennial celebration later this week. The monumental occasion was covered in today’s Troy Record. http://www.troyrecord.com/general-news/20131117/collar-city-law-firm-celebrating-200-years

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Pattison Sampson to Celebrate 200th Anniversary

The Firm will proudly celebrate its’ milestone 200th anniversary on Nov. 20th, 2013 at The Lucas Confectionary in Troy, NY!   The event will feature a paired wine and beer tasting, a delicious assortment of horderves and confections and music to lift

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Trial Testimony Concluded

Trial testimony in City of Troy v. 1776 6th Ave. Troy, LLC (Judge Development) concluded yesterday. The dispute involves claims for breach of contract associated with  commercial real estateused for the former Troy City Hall. The City is ueing for $400,000.+ based

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Trial Victory

The Pattison Firm recently received a favorable decision in the $30Mil. lawsuit involving claimed violations of the Constitution and other related assertions involving government administration, in Your Place LLC v. City of Troy. The trial was handled by Michael E. Ginsberg Esq. who

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Pattison Sampson Wins Discrimination Trial

Michael E. Ginsberg, Esq. obtained a favorable trial verdict of dismissal in McInerny v. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Plaintiff had alleged discrimination in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. The Court found that Plaintiff had been granted all of his requested

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Pattison Firm Comences $2Mil. Lawsuit

Pattison Sampson Ginsberg & Griffin P.C. recently commenced a $2 Million Dollar breach of contract action on behalf of it’s institutional client Renssealer Polytechnic Institute. The news article can be viewed at http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/RPI-seeks-2M-from-computing-company-4860505.php

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Lambert L. Ginsberg, Esq. Receives “Ebby” Award

The Senior Partner of Pattison Sampson Ginsberg & Griffin, P.C. received the “Ebby Award” at the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Van Rensselaer awards dinner. Congratulations!!

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Common Estate Planning Errors

Yahoo recently posted an article on some common estate planning errors that points out certain issues that should be considered when establishing an estate plan. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/don-t-common-estate-planning-115556072.html There are plenty of other pitfalls to be avoided which emphasize the need to consult

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Pattison Firm Successful in Mitchel v. City of Troy

Congratulations to Firm Atty. Don Shanley for his success in having Mitchel v. City of Troy discontinued. This matter involved a labor/HR issue which was resolved in our clients favor. Great job Don!

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Pattison Firm Victorious in Pennsylvania Case

Michael Ginsberg, Esq. of Pattison Sampson Ginsberg & Griffin P.C. was successful in having the Plaintiff”s case dismissed in Federal District Court in Pennsylvania in Petrik and Zimmerman v. Correctional Eyecare. The matter was highly contested however the Court agreed

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Lambert Ginsberg, Esq. To Receive The Edward H. Pattison “The Ebbie” Citizenship Award

The Firm is proud to announce that This year’s Edward H. Pattison Citizenship Award, also known as “The Ebbie,” will be presented to Lambert Ginsberg, Esq. Attorney at Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PC for his exemplary commitment to improving

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Is our Society Too Sue Happy?

In today’s society it seems that every time you turn around you are confronted by some ridiculous lawsuit getting attention in the press. I have certainly seen my share. Like the PHD student that fired all of his advisors and sued

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Constitutional Issues Before the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals

This is a follow up to the April 24, 2013 post. The “verdict” is in! Michael Ginsberg, Esq. was successful in his arguement to the highest Federal Court in NYS in Norwood v. City of Troy. In a highly contentious case the

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Constitutional Arguement Re-Post

April 24 at 11:17am · Michael Ginsberg will be arguing constitutional issues tomorrow before The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, the highest Federal Court in NYS, in Norwood v. The City of Troy.

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Pattison Sampson to Celebrate Bicentennial

The firm will be celebrating its 200th anniversary!!  Stay tuned for event details.

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New Website

Pattison Sampson Ginsberg & Griffin P.C., providing quality legal services since 1813, is proud to announce the launch of its BRAND NEW web site! The site will feature a LEGAL BLOG addressing current issues and trends as well as a

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