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corporation counsel

Dec 13, 2017

Brian Curran retiring from Corporation Counsel post

Rochester’s  Corporation Counsel, Brian Curran, will retire from his position on Dec. 31. Curran, who has held the job since 2015, will be replaced by Tim Curtin, the current deputy corporation counsel, effective Jan. 1. “Brian will be sorely missed at City Hall and, while I am happy he will enjoy a well-deserved retirement, I will particularly miss […]

Jun 19, 2015

Corporation counsel returning to private practice

  T. Andrew Brown is resigning from his position as corporation counsel for the city of Rochester to return to private practice, Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced Friday. Brown’s last day will be July 10, at which point Deputy Corporation Counsel Brian Curran will take over as interim corporation counsel. It is Warren’s intention to […]

Jan 28, 2014

Opinion: No conflict for attorney to work with city

Having T. Andrew Brown serve as Rochester’s corporation counsel while maintaining a role at the private law firm he founded poses no ethical violation nor does it violate an applicable law or city charter, according to a legal opinion provided by Harris Beach LLC. The opinion released to the public Tuesday was expected to clear […]

Jan 27, 2014

City council seeks opinion on choice for corp. counsel

Rochester City Council is seeking a legal opinion from the Harris Beach law firm in Rochester on Mayor Lovely A. Warren’s choice for corporation counsel. City Council is scheduled to meet tonight, but it’s unclear if a decision will come in time to help members decide on confirming T. Andrew Brown as the city’s corporation […]

Jan 24, 2014

Counsel candidate makes case to council

T. Andrew Brown made his case to serve as the Rochester’s corporation counsel while also revealing some of his plans for the office, although questions about a potential conflict remain for some in the wake of City Council’s confirmation hearings of him and other administration appointees. Brown, who was approached by Rochester Mayor Lovely A. […]

Dec 19, 2013

Warren chooses corporation counsel

T. Andrew Brown lives in the city. He loves the city. So when he was asked to serve as corporation counsel and lead the city’s law department, Brown accepted because it offered a chance to serve the city. “Any time you take on a new responsibility and a big responsibility there are challenges that come […]

Jul 26, 2011

Richards taps Bergin for corporation counsel

Robert J. Bergin of Fairport will join the city Monday as its corporation counsel. Bergin was nominated for the position Tuesday by Mayor Thomas S. Richards, subject to approval by City Council. Bergin has 37 years of experience representing public and private clients ...

Oct 28, 2010

Richards named deputy mayor

Rochester’s newest politician says he’s not much of a politician. City of Rochester Corporation Counsel Thomas Richards on Thursday was named deputy mayor, the first public office he’s held, although Richards ...

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