Mr. Frateschi was trained as a corporate attorney at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC. He was a Member in the Law Firm of Harris Beach PLLC were he practiced in the Public Finance & Economic Development Practice Group. He represents governmental, quasi-governmental agencies and Industrial Development Agencies in all aspects of municipal and economic development law. Mr. Frateschi is also the Town Attorney for the Town of Manlius where he represents the town in all areas of general municipal law, which has included labor and employment, collective bargaining agreements, creating special districts, and negotiating tax certiorari cases. Mr. Frateschi knows all sides of the municipal table, being the former Chairman of the Planning Board in the Town of Salina for nearly a decade and representing developers in front of Boards.
Before resuming his private practice, Mr. Frateschi served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office. This experience has provided significant and effective trial experience that he can use in all areas of his legal practice.
From 1997-1999, Mr. Frateschi served Governor George E. Pataki as the Regional Director for the Empire State Development Corporation, where he oversaw all state related economic development activities within Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, and Oswego Counties. From 1992-1997, Mr. Frateschi was chief of staff for State Senator John A. DeFrancisco.