Plattsburgh, NY WW/Press/August 16, 2016 –William “Bill” Owens, Partner with Stafford, Owens, Piller, Murnane, Kelleher & Trombley, PLLC, was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2016 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Mr. William Owens, in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.
William Owens has been practicing for over forty-one years in the areas of business law, international law, estate planning, tax law, and international trade. As the federal representative for New York’s 21st District (previously 23rd) for five years, He developed a deep understanding of issues directly impacting his constituents, including matters related to U.S.-Canada trade, health care, and agriculture. Congressman Owens authored five pieces of legislation that were signed into law during his tenure in Congress including three provisions included in the 2014 Farm Bill that had a direct, positive impact on the lives of the farmers in his district. Now he is uniquely positioned to provide clients with well-informed strategic counsel based on a thorough knowledge of North Country business and related legislation and will continue his services to the business community in the same manner as prior to his election in 2009, including governance, succession, estate and tax planning, as well as mergers, acquisitions, and investments. He is an accomplished public speaker on topics related to the U.S.-Canada relations and is an adjunct professor at State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Bill received his B.A. summa cum laude from Manhattan College and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and a board member of the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
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