Richard M. Meyers

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Albany, NY






Richard M. Meyers has been practicing law since 1959. He served in the Albany County Legislature for 18 years and as majority leader of the Albany County Legislature for 15 years. Richard focuses primarily on commercial and corporate matters, airports, banking, construction and development, hotels and resorts, and civil litigation. 

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial and Corporate Matters
  • Airport
  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • New York Law School, New York, New York
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Albany County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Saratoga County Bar Association, Member
  • Albany County Legislature, Past Member, 18 years
  • Albany County Legislature, Past Majority Leader, 15 years
  • Albany County Legislature, Audit and Control Committee, Past Chairman, 18 years
  • Albany County Legislature, Finance and Mass Transit Committees, Past Ranking Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society, Past Director
  • Albany County Cancer Society, Past Director
  • St. Peter's Hospital, Board of Associates, Founder and Past Chairman
  • Big Brothers of Albany County, Past Treasurer
  • Dominican Sisters of the Sick and Poor, Men's Auxiliary, Past Secretary
  • Americanization Council, Past Treasurer
  • Albany Pharmacy College, Past Trustee
  • The College of St. Rose, Past Trustee
  • Hyde Collection, Past Trustee
  • New York Law School Alumni Association, Past Trustee
  • Warrensburg Industrial Development Committee, Past Volunteer Counsel
  • St. Cecilia's Roman Catholic Church, Warrensburg, NY, Pro Bono Counsel
  • Congregation Beth Emeth, Member