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Daniel J. Hurteau. Esq. Takes Leadership of the Albany County Bar Association

Monday, January 28, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lindsay Panzica
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Albany, NY…the Albany County Bar Association (ACBA) held its Annual Meeting and Installation Ceremony at the Albany County Courthouse Thursday, January 24, 2019. Daniel J. Hurteau, a partner at Nixon Peabody was officially sworn-in as President, a role that he will hold for one year. Hurteau’s primary area of practice is Complex Commercial Disputes with a primary focus in the Health Care industry contract disputes with vendors, construction issues, class action anti-trust claims, class action wage and hours matters, non-compete violations to professional disciplinary problems. He has tried hundreds of cases in administrative proceedings, mediations, arbitrations in state and federal court. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the field of Commercial Litigation. Daniel has been listed in Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers since 2012.

A member of ACBA since 1995, Hurteau is also an appointed representative on the House of Delegates for the New York State Bar Association. He is also a charter member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

“I became a lawyer to help people,” explained Hurteau, “and one of the reasons I am so passionate about pro bono assistance and inspiring others in the legal community to consider giving back in a meaningful way.”

A graduate of Albany Law School and Siena College, Hurteau acts as pro bono liaison partner for the Albany office of Nixon Peabody LLP and is a board member of the Justice for All Campaign in Albany County through the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. He is also on the advisory board for Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Capital Region and a board member with Mediation Matters.

Other ACBA members new to the board this year include: Benjamin Hill, Esq. of Ben Hill Law, Mishka Woodley, Esq. of Shenker Russo Clark and Jon Crain, Esq. of Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna.

Founded in 1900, the Albany County Bar Association has 1,200 members, making it one of the largest and most active upstate bar associations in the New York State. The purpose of the Albany County Bar Association is to promote professional collegiality among the bench and bar; facilitate public service and access to justice for all; offer programs, benefits and services to enhance the skills of its members. (518) 445-7691  x116 | acba@albanycountybar.com | albanycountybar.com


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