WILLIAM M. WALLENS He graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1971 and received his law degree in 1975 from Brooklyn Law School where he was a member and Associate Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. He authored "Newsman's Testimonial Privilege," 40 Brooklyn Law Review 1040, 1975, and "Antitrust- Bank Mergers," 41 Brooklyn Law Review 711, 1975. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1976 and is admitted in the U. S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York, the U. S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, and the U. S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Wallens is a founding partner at Roemer Wallens Gold & Mineaux LLP and has been practicing municipal and public sector labor relations law for over 20 years. Mr. Wallens’ experience includes negotiation and administration of contracts for both the professional and support staff of school districts. He also has extensive training experience and was a presenter at PERB’s fall program on “Taylor Law Fundamentals” (Fall 1996) and the Cornell University/ILR School 2005 presentation on “How Interest Arbitration Really Works.”