BSR&B Promotes Attorney William Frank To Partner

BSR&B Promotes Attorney William Frank To Partner

Goshen, N.Y. – July 1, 2015 – Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone, LLP attorney William A. Frank has recently been named partner at the Goshen-based law firm.

“Since joining us a year and a half ago, Will has been responsible for very impressive growth within our Municipal Law department,” said BSR&B Managing Partner Michael Blustein. “We’re pleased to have this opportunity to recognize the positive impact his hard work has already had on the entire firm.”

Frank has been the primary attorney representing the Town of Wallkill, a municipality that spans 62.8 square miles and has a population of nearly 30,000, for the last several years. The firm also represents the Town of Warwick, the Minisink Town Board and Planning Board, the Village of Unionville and the Village of New Paltz, among other Hudson Valley municipalities as Special Counsel.

In addition to Municipal Law, Frank has a strong background in the areas of commercial law, banking transactions, real estate, and litigation.

“I am extremely proud to be named a partner at a firm with such outstanding attorneys and top notch support staff in every department,” said Frank. “I look forward to the future, and will continue working hard to contribute to the firm’s success.”

Frank has practiced law in the Hudson Valley since 2004, and practiced in New York City for 12 before that. He has served as a mediator for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, for over a decade, and as an arbitrator for Legal Fee Disputes in the New York State Supreme Court, Ninth Judicial District, for the past seven years. He is a graduate of University at Albany, State University of New York and St. John’s University School of Law.

Frank’s community involvement includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Inc. and as a past volunteer with both the Pine Bush Little League and the Middletown American Legion baseball program.