Robert E. Ganz
Senior Counsel

Offices:

Albany Office - Columbia Circle — 518.869.9500
rganz@lippes.com
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Bio:

Robert E. Ganz is Senior Counsel to Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman. He is a founding member of a business law firm headquartered in Albany, N.Y. and serves clients throughout Northeastern New York and New York City. He has practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, employment, collections, business transactions and commercial real estate for the past 40 years. He is admitted to the New York Bar and has litigated matters in all of New York’s state and federal courts, as well as in federal courts in other parts of the country. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Rochester and received his JD from Catholic University in Washington DC where he served as an editor of the Law Review.

Mr. Ganz is a member of the Albany County and New York State Bar Associations, is a frequent Continuing Legal Education speaker on various business law topics, and has served on a variety of community boards including the Guilderland Public Library, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home Foundation, Congregation Ohav Shalom, Northeast Association of the Blind and Jewish National Fund-Capital Region of which he currently serves as President.

He is married to Dorothy B. Ganz, a member of National Board of Hadassah. They have five children.

Education

University of Rochester, A.B., magna cum laude, 1973
Catholic University of America, J.D., 1975, Catholic Law review, Vol. 23. Associate Editor for Research
 

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Community Involvement

  • Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, various business law topics
  • Computer Law Strategist, Board of Editors, 1985-1996
  • Advisory Board of New York Business Law Journal, Member
  • Congregation Ohav Shalom, President, 1996 – 1998,
  • Northeast Association of the Blind, Board of Directors, 2000 -2003, 2007 – 2010
  • Guilderland Public Library, Elected Trustee, 2001 – 2014, President 2004 – 2007
  • Daugther of Sarah Foundation, Board of Directors, Vice President
  • Capital Region Board of Directors – Jewish National Fund, President

Professional Associations

  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association 

Honors & Awards

  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Commercial Litigation (2007-2014, 2018)

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