Senior Counsel - Albany
Fred maintains a general practice of law with emphasis on civil litigation and health care law. His litigation practice has included commercial litigation, trust and estate litigation, complex product liability matters, claims requiring accident reconstruction, shareholder disputes and cases involving enforcement of restrictive covenants. He has represented major manufacturers, insurance carriers, local businesses and individuals in a variety of litigation matters, including personal injury and wrongful death claims. Those claims have arisen from incidents involving hydraulic cranes, propane gas controls, heavy-duty trucks, automobile power steering systems, ore-handling equipment, and bottle closure design.
Fred also maintains an active health care practice, with significant experience in the areas of medical staff credentialing (including the prosecution and defense of hospital disciplinary proceedings), risk management, representation of physicians before the New York State Department of Health's Office of Professional Medical Conduct, and disputes pertaining to the construction of medical facilities.
Fred served as the Town Attorney for the Town of New Scotland (Albany County) from 1980-91 and 1998-99.