Richard M. Platkin
|Richard M. Platkin|
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|Albany Court of Claims, New York|
|Position:||Court of Claims Judge; Acting Supreme Court Justice|
|Alternative court:||Albany County Supreme Court; Greene County Supreme Court|
|Active:||2006 - 2014|
|Past position:||Counsel to the Governor|
|Past term:||2003 - 2006|
|Undergraduate:||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute|
|Law School:||Albany Law School|
Platkin began his career in 1993 as an associate of the law firm of Pennie & Edmonds. The following year, he became a law clerk to U.S. Appellate Court Judge Roger Miner. He then worked for Gov. Pataki as Assistant Counsel (1995-2000), Deputy Counsel (2000-2002) and Counsel (2003-2006). He was elected to the Court of Claims in 2006.