Janet M. Thayer

Janet M. Thayer

Immediately following law school, Janet Thayer was an associate with a private law firm in Albany, New York, which concentrated in corporate health care law and litigation. In 1993, she joined the System Administration Office of the State University of New York Office of the University Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs where she worked on a variety of matters for the University, including health care, contracts and bonding. In 1998, Ms. Thayer joined the in-house counsel's office of Albany Medical Center until late 1999 when she opened her own private practice to focus on corporate, trusts and estates and real property matters. Ms. Thayer rejoined the Office of the University Counsel as a campus-based Associate Counsel to the University at Albany in 2003. In addition, Ms. Thayer has taught trust and estates at Siena College and Schenectady County Community College. She received her A.B. from Wheaton College (1985), Norton, Massachusetts and her J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University (1988). Ms. Thayer is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts.

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