Mr. Paltrowitz’s primary practice areas are Labor Law, Education Law, Municipal Law & Finance, Not for- Profit Law, and Corporate & Commercial Law. In his practice with the law firm, Mr. Paltrowitz provides legal services to numerous public and private sector employers, not-for-profit corporations, including Community Action Agencies and Head Start Programs, and professional practices. Mr. Paltrowitz also provides bond counsel services for the Firm’s clients in financial transactions as an approved attorney by the Bond Buyer’s Municipal Market Place (the “Red Book”) and provides legal assistance in connection with all aspects of capital projects.
Mr. Paltrowitz was born in Elmira, New York in 1950. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1975, the U.S Supreme Court in 1978, and the U.S. Tax Court in 1981. His preparatory education was at Cornell University where he received his B.S. in 1971. Mr. Paltrowitz’s legal education was at Albany Law School of Union University where he received his J.D., cum laude, in 1974. While in law school, Mr. Paltrowitz was the Comments Editor for the Albany Law Review (1973- 1974), and was selected to be a member of the Justinian Society.
Mr. Paltrowitz joined the firm in 1975 and has been a principal since 1980. Mr. Paltrowitz has been the managing principal of the firm since 1986.
He is a former member and Chairperson of the Committee on Character and Fitness, Fourth Judicial District (1989-2016). He is a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and a member of the Saratoga County, Warren County and New York State Bar Associations.