John Queenan '96 has been named managing partner of Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde (ICRH), LLP, a law firm with offices in Albany and Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The firm represents clients in health care, corporate, engineering, insurance, financial and retail industries, and nonprofit organizations.
As managing partner of the 22-lawyer firm, Queenan will continue to practice, leading the firm's litigation group, primarily in the areas of commercial, government investigations, personal injury and civil rights litigation.
A resident of Delmar, Queenan is on the board and executive committee of the Albany Law School Alumni Association and volunteers as a law school mentor and moot court judge. He is on the Albany Police Athletic League board and is a youth coach with the Bethlehem Soccer Club and Bethlehem Youth Hockey.
Before joining ICRH in 2004, Queenan practiced with the New York City Law Department, Office of Corporation Counsel, where he initially served as a prosecutor in the Law Department's Juvenile Prosecution Unit. Later, he served as assistant deputy borough chief in Bronx County, designated felony unit prosecutor in Queens County, and as deputy borough chief in Queens County, all in the Juvenile Prosecution Unit. During these assignments, he acted as litigation counsel in certain matters for the New York City Department of Education and Department of Juvenile Justice.
Queenan was also a member of the Special Federal Litigation Division of the Law Department, in which he defended civil rights actions brought against the New York City Police Department, Department of Corrections, and other law enforcement agencies of the City of New York.
ICRH represents clients on multimillion-dollar transactions and disputes, and the firm has counseled clients in diverse areas such as bond financings, securities claims, tax planning, professional licensing and collective bargaining agreements.