Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been named senior associates in the firm.
Andrew M. Dean is a member of the firm’s Municipal Law and Litigation practice groups where he represents municipalities, public authorities, and businesses on day-to-day governance matters, special projects, and in all stages of state and federal litigation, including at the trial and appellate levels. Before joining HSE, he was an Appellate Court Attorney for the Fourth Department and excelled in resolving CPLR Article 78 proceedings, transferred proceedings, and declaratory judgment actions. He also served as law clerk to United States District Judge Thomas P. Griesa of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Utica College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from University at Buffalo School of Law.
Samuel P. Reger is a member of the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations practice group where he defends entities facing investigations in various industries. He manages investigations from end-to-end, including receipt of a subpoena, e-discovery, interviews, production, and proffer sessions. Reger has extensive litigation experience from initial investigation through discovery, mediation, and settlement in contractual disputes, internal affairs, antitrust (class action arising out of a government investigation), and personal injury. He manages fact investigations and complex e-discovery matters, conducts fact depositions, and drafts pre-trial motions and briefs. Reger received his B.S. from the University of Texas at Arlington and his J.D., cum laude, from Texas A&M University School of Law.
Glenn R. Schieck is a member of the firm’s Immigration practice group where he works with a wide variety of clients, including multinational corporations, small businesses, universities, professional sports teams, and health care institutions in seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant status for employees in diverse fields and specialties. Schieck has experience in all aspects of employment-based immigration law, as well as experience with complex litigation and appeals before federal and administrative courts, including the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals of the Department of Labor (BALCA) and the Administrative Appeals Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (AAO). He received his B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School.
Kristin F. Zimar is a member of the firm’s Real Estate practice group where she advises clients on all facets of commercial real estate transactions. Her experience includes performing real estate due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements for real property, negotiating commercial leases for landlords and tenants, and obtaining attorney general and supreme court approval for transfers of real property by not-for-profit and religious corporations. Zimar received her B.S., magna cum laude, from SUNY Albany and her J.D., summa cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law.