City & State’s “Queens Power 100” list honors leaders from government, advocacy, academia, media, and business. Weprin will be recognized at a reception August 7 at The Bordone LIC in Long Island City, New York.
Weprin represents clients in legislative and regulatory matters at various levels of government, with a focus on the New York real estate industry and important corporate and not-for-profit organizations. Before joining the firm, Weprin served as Deputy Secretary of Legislative Affairs for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. Weprin has also served as a member of the New York City Council, where he chaired the Land Use Committee Sub-Committee on Zoning and Franchises. In addition, he held the position of chair of the Queens City Council Delegation. Prior to his election to the New York City Council, Weprin served 15 years in the New York State Assembly where he authored 63 laws and served as chair of the Small Business Committee.
About Greenberg Traurig’s New York Government Law & Policy Practice: Greenberg Traurig has one of New York City’s leading real estate, land use, and government relations offices. The group, which has been consistently ranked among the Top 5 lobbying practices in New York City by the City Clerk’s Office, represents major U.S. companies, leading not-for-profit institutions, and real estate companies in major transactions involving New York City.
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