Michael R. Wright
LGT Partner


607-584-5709

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LGT Vestal Office
450 Plaza Drive
Vestal, New York  13850
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Legal Secretary

Amy Rydill

607-584-5718

  

Education

  • B.A., cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo (1974)
  • J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo (1977)

Admissions

  • New York State Bar (1978)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York (1981)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1982)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1982)
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York (1988)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, (2009)
  • Pennsylvania Bar (2011)
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania (2012)

Professional Background and Activities

  • Broome County Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Paralegal Program for Broome Community College (1980-1987)
  • Broome County Assistant District Attorney (1978-1979)
  • Senior Assistant County Attorney (1978-1981)
  • Chief Assistant County Attorney (1981-1985)
  • Defense Research Institute, Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)

Honorary Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America®" in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction, and Litigation - Labor & Employment, 2010 - present
  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition in the practice area of Employment & Labor, 2007 - present
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2012 Edition of Who's Who in America
  • Peer Review Rating of AV ® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 with Martindale Hubbell

Community Activities

  • Chabad of Binghamton, Inc. (Vice President, past President)
  • Jewish Federation of Broome County, Inc. (President 1994-1996)
  • Jewish Federation of Broome County (Board of Directors 1980 - Present )
  • Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Broome County (Chairman, 1980 - Present)
  • Endowment Committee of the Jewish Federation of Broome County (Chairman, 1999 - Present)
  • Southern Tier AIDS Program, Inc. (Board of Directors 2001- 2007)
  • Beth David Synagogue (Treasurer 2005 - Present)
  • Beth David Synagogue (Board of Directors 2005 - Present )

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Requests for Admission", Chapter 22, Commercial Litigation of New York State Courts, West Publishing, 1996