MELVILLE, N.Y. — William Rospars recently joined H2M architects + engineers as corporate counsel, according to a press release.

In the role, Rospars will support risk management and contract negotiations, stated the release. Rospars brings decades of risk management, program management and negotiating experience to the firm.

Rospars has served as a commander and judge advocate in the U.S. Coast Guard, noted the release. He has represented clients in many different business transactions, and he has run private law practices in New York and Florida.

“Our recent growth, further diversification and ability to secure new and exciting projects has provided for the opportunity to expand our overall risk management program, and with that, the advent of a new position to H2M in corporate counsel,” H2M’s President and CEO Rich Humann said in the release. “By working closely with Gary [Loesch], who has managed our risk management program for years, I’m looking forward to the value Bill will bring not only to our business, but to our people.”

Rospars shared in the release, “Having collaborated with H2M in the past, I was always impressed with their professionalism and corporate culture, and am happy to be a part of their team. I’m excited to work for a company that is both growing to serve other geographic markets, and is remaining dedicated to rebuilding infrastructure here on Long Island.”

Rospars holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, an M.B.A. in real estate from Hofstra University and a Juris Doctor from Columbia University, reported the release.