Eric is a practical lawyer who strives to achieve the optimum result for his client as efficiently as possible, settling matters when possible, litigating when necessary.
His areas of practice have primarily been focused on business formations and dissolutions, contracts and leases, commercial transactions, commercial litigation, business litigation, collections, estate planning, estate administration, probate litigation, and real estate litigation including closings.
He helps business litigation clients proceed smoothly and efficiently through the process of buying, selling, financing or forming a business. He helps clients with the necessary tasks of preparing, reviewing and negotiating contracts and leases. He helps clients with the difficulties associated with litigating commercial, estate, and collection matters. And, he thoughtfully helps clients with their estate planning and estate administration.
Eric graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Albany with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. While there, he joined Delta Sigma Pi, International Business Fraternity. He graduated Cum Laude from Albany Law School.
He is a licensed to practice law both in New York and in Florida. He has been associated with Tabner, Ryan & Keniry, LLP, since 1993, and has been a partner since 2009.
Eric was born and raised on Long Island, New York. While attending college at SUNY Albany, he fell in love with the Capital District and has remained here ever since. He lives in Colonie, with his wife and son, and is a member of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce and the Albany Sushi Meetup Group.
When not practicing law, Eric is an avid runner and martial artist. He is a second degree black belt in American Eagle Style.
Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, 1989, J.D., Cum Laude
State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, 1986, B.S. Accounting, Magna Cum Laude
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
The Florida Bar Association
Albany County Bar Association
Law Day Run Committee Member
Former Legal Project Volunteer
Former Voluntary Income Tax Attorney
Delta Sigma Pi
Eric N. Dratler bio.