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Andrew Rose Appointed Managing Partner of Nixon Peabody LLP Albany Office

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Rose is a Community Leader and Graduate of Albany Law School and Union College Business School

Albany, NY – Nixon Peabody LLP, a leading U.S. law firm, has named Andrew C. Rose as managing partner of its Albany office.

Rose is a 22-year veteran of Nixon Peabody, with a practice focusing on commercial and intellectual property litigation, and technology development and commercialization. He also represents print and broadcast media entities in business, newsgathering, and litigation matters.

Attorneys in the Nixon Peabody Albany office also work in the areas of health care, government compliance, labor and employment, corporate transactions, venture capital, private equity, public finance, energy, and environmental.

Active in the Albany community, Rose is a director and counsel to The Doane Stuart School, past director of the Capital District YMCA, and past chair of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, Capital Chamber Foundation. He remains involved in a number of Tech Valley initiatives sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Economic Growth, and he is a past recipient of the Chamber’s Volunteer of the Year and the Community Leadership Association’s Distinguished Leadership Award.

He earned his J.D. degree from Albany Law School of Union University, where he was editor-in-chief of the Albany Law Review. His M.B.A. degree is from the Union University Institute of Administration and Management, and he has B.S. and B.A. degrees from the University of Southern California.

"Because Albany is both a center of government and a burgeoning technology corridor, our office enjoys the benefit of doing interesting and sophisticated work for a variety of new and established companies on a regional and national basis," Rose said. "I look forward to serving in this new role with my colleagues in Albany and throughout the country. Together, we’ll continue the Nixon Peabody commitment to understanding our clients’ businesses and needs, and providing exceptional service tailored to meet their needs."

As managing partner for Albany, Rose succeeds Andrew Gansberg, who led the office since 1994. Gansberg will continue his practice, which concentrates on energy regulatory and public utility matters. Office managing partners are appointed by the chair of the firm.

About Nixon Peabody

Nixon Peabody LLP is one of the largest law firms in the United States. With 700 attorneys collaborating across 25 major practice areas in 16 office locations, including Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Los Angeles, New York City, Rochester, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., the firm’s size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable it to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters. Nixon Peabody has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies To Work For®" in 2007 for the second consecutive year, and its Albany office is a two-time recipient, in 2004 and 2006, of the Capital District Business Review’s "Great Places to Work" Award. The firm has also been named to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2007 "Best Places To Work For GLBT Equality" list.

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