Mark F. Glaser

Mark F. Glaser

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Mark F. Glaser represents businesses and individuals with respect to governmental ethics and compliance, legislative issues, governmental procurement practices, competitive bidding requirements, and manufactured housing. He routinely helps his clients navigate increasingly complex regulatory, compliance, and ethics requirements, including providing representation before New York State and New York City ethics and lobbying regulators. Mark’s practice also includes work in connection with racing and gaming law and regulation. He is a frequent lecturer on lobbying laws, ethics, procurement and related compliance matters.

Previously, Mark served as Counsel to the Majority of the New York State Assembly, acting as legal advisor to five Speakers of the Assembly as well as other members of the Assembly's leadership. As chief ethics counsel for the Assembly, he advised Members of the Assembly and Assembly staff and was a principal draftsman of the 1987 Ethics in Government Act.

In 2013, Mark was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to be a Commissioner of the New York State Commission on Uniform Laws.

Concentrations

  • Governmental ethics, lobbying laws, campaign finance and freedom of information
  • Ethics and compliance investigations
  • Governmental procurement law and bid protests
  • Manufactured and modular housing
  • Racing and gaming law
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Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Best Lawyers in America®, "Top Listed – Government Relations," 2018
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Government Relations Law Firm of the Year," 2014
  • Past Co-Chair, Brandeis-Baruch Society
  • Member, Albany Law School's Government Law Center, Advisory Council
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Albany Law School, 1976
  • B.A., cum laude, State University of New York College at Cortland, 1973
Admissions
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York