Professional Profile: Graig Zappia 2017

Graig Zappia - 2017

Name: Graig Zappia - 2017

Title: Partner

Company: Tully Rinckey, PLLC

Location: Albany, NY

Birthplace: Newark, NJ

Family:  Married to Kendra with two kids, Gemma and Merrick

College: Siena College / Albany Law School of Union University

First job unrelated to your current field: Worked a variety of positions within my family’s vending/distribution business

First job in current field: Associate attorney with a plaintiff’s employment law firm

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We are a full service law firm covering most areas of law that has grown tremendously since its inception 12 short years ago, from two founding partners to roughly 70 attorneys across the country. Our goal is to continue expanding, with an eye toward multiple international offices in the not-so-distant future

Hobbies:  Love spending time with my family, playing golf, running, and rooting for the Siena College Saints and Buffalo Bills 

Favorite novel: Anything by Dan Brown or John Grisham

Favorite film: “Shawshank Redemption”

Keys to success: Never be satisfied

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Pat Tillman – turning down the NFL and millions of dollars to serve his country. The ultimate sacrifice.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Professional golfer or drummer for Pearl Jam