Commerce and Community: June 19, 2013
Albany law firm adds Trigg as associate
ALBANY — The law firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has added Genevieve Trigg as a new associate.
Trigg will join the firm’s environmental practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Trigg was an associate attorney at Tooher & Barone, where her practice encompassed all aspects of environmental law. She previously served as a legal intern for the General Electric Environmental Health & Safety Department; the New York State Public Service Commission Office of Industry and Government Relations; and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation spills/remediation and water bureaus. She is a member of the New York State and American Bar associations as well as the Saratoga PLAN community planning committee.
Trigg obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Albany Law School in May 2011. Prior to law school, she graduated cum laude from St. John’s University.
Racino names Vild general counsel
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Michael L. Vild has joined Saratoga Casino and Raceway as general counsel.
In his new position, Vild will have responsibility for all legal and human resources matters for Saratoga Casino and Raceway and its affiliates, including the new Saratoga Casino Black Hawk in Colorado. The general counsel position will be based at the casino in Saratoga Springs.
Vild previously represented both Delaware Park Racetrack and Casino in Delaware and Maryland’s Casino at Ocean Downs, serving as senior vice president and general counsel.
He is a 1991 graduate of Notre Dame Law School and received his bachelor of music degree from Ohio State University in 1988.
Financial adviser earns recognition
ALBANY — Sasa Mirkovic, president and financial adviser with Mirkovic Teal Group, a financial advisory practice with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for Ameriprise Financial’s 2012 Circle of Success annual recognition program. To earn the achievement, Mirkovic established himself as one of the company’s top advisers through his commitment to financial planning and client service. Only a select number of advisers earn the distinction.
As a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise, Mirkovic Teal Group provides financial advice in one-on-one relationships with clients.