Goldberg Segalla is pleased to announce William Baaki has joined the law firm as an associate in its Albany office. He is a member of the firm’s General Liability and Business and Commercial Practice Groups.
Bill is an experienced trial and appellate attorney. His wide range of experience includes litigation in state and federal courts as well as alternative dispute resolution. He represents corporate clients in commercial litigation, business torts, government investigations, and general liability matters; manufacturers in product liability and asbestos litigation; and construction clients and premises owners in cases involving breach of contract, mechanics’ liens, personal injury, workplace accidents, insurance, and indemnification.
Bill also applies his industry experience gained playing college and minor professional hockey in serving the needs of sports-related businesses, organizations, and athletes. As a member of the ECHL’s Huntington Blizzard, Bill earned the Player’s Player Award and the Community Service Award in 1998–1999 and 1999–2000, and he was recognized with the Rob Ries Award for Leadership and Inspiration in 1997–1998 while playing at Colgate University.
He received his juris doctor, cum laude, from Ave Maria School of Law in 2004, and his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in 1998.