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Adam H. Cooper Appointed Co-Chair of Leadership Tech Valley


Carter Conboy is pleased to announce that Adam H. Cooper has been named Co-Chair of the Leadership Tech Valley Steering Committee. Leadership Tech Valley, a shared initiative of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Schenectady County, is a dynamic, interactive program that develops leadership potential of its participants and builds a solid foundation of informed, action-oriented, and productive employees and citizens. Mr. Cooper is a graduate of the Class of 2011 and has been a member of the Steering Committee since that time.

“I look forward to becoming more involved in the Leadership Tech Valley experience, in facilitating and developing strategies with our Steering Committee to expand the understanding of the critical issues and opportunities facing the Tech Valley region” says Mr. Cooper.  “I look forward to working with Mark Sheehan from Schenectady ARC as Co-Chair and want to thank Susan Patterson from The College of Saint Rose who has done a wonderful job in this position for the past two years and who has provided incredible leadership and insight during her time as Co-Chair.”

Mark Sheehan, Co-Chair of the Leadership Steering Committee said “I am confident that Adam will continue the tradition of excellence for which the program is widely known and I look forward to serving with him in my final year. Many congratulations to him in his appointment.”

Adam H. Cooper is a partner and litigator at the law firm of Carter Conboy in Albany. He practices in the fields of medical malpractice defense, product liability, professional liability, food law, personal liability, premises liability, and appellate law.  He represents hospitals, physicians, dentists, healthcare professionals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities, as well as pharmacies, commercial retailers, and industrial manufacturers. Mr. Cooper is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney and is the current President of the Federation of Bar Associations and President of the Defense Research Institute of Northeastern, New York.

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