Bleakley Platt Welcomes Adam Rodriguez as Counsel to the FirmJanuary 2018
Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP is pleased to announce that Adam Rodriguez has become Of Counsel to the firm. Before joining Bleakley Platt, Mr. Rodriguez was the Director of Real Estate for Westchester County, where he negotiated complex commercial real estate transactions, including leases for office space throughout the County and multi-million dollar hangar leases at the Westchester County Airport.
Prior, Mr. Rodriguez was an Associate County Attorney working on a number of high-profile cases, including the County’s affordable housing settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. While at the County Attorney’s Office, Mr. Rodriguez appeared before federal and state trial courts, federal and state administrative agencies, and argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the N.Y.S. Appellate Division, Second Department.
Before joining the Westchester County Attorney’s Office, Mr. Rodriguez clerked for Chief U.S. District Court Judge Dora L. Irizarry and U.S. Magistrate Judge Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., both of the Eastern District of New York.
A graduate of Fordham University School of Law, Mr. Rodriguez received a graduate degree from Polytechnic University and his undergraduate degree from Manhattanville College, where he was co-captain of the baseball team.