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Todd Kaminsky is a member of the Government Law & Policy Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Albany office. Having served as a New York State Senator, a federal prosecutor and an assistant district attorney, Todd has deep legal and subject-matter experience in legislative, regulatory, and public policy issues, with a particular focus on Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) matters. He is experienced in advising regulated entities in complex matters before various state agencies. In his role as a New York State Senator, Todd was one of the authors of New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and served as Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee.



  • Senator, New York State Senate, 2016-2022
    • Member, Leadership of the Majority Conference
    • Chair, Environmental Conservation Committee
  • Member, New York State Assembly, 2015-2016
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, 2008-2014
  • Assistant District Attorney, Queens County District Attorney’s Office, 2004-2008

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recognized by the Nature Conservancy and League of Conservation Voters for Work on the Passage of the Clean Water Bond Act, 2022
  • Listed, City & State New York, Long Island Power 100, 2021-2022
  • Listed, City & State New York, Energy & Environment 100, 2021


  • J.D., magna cum laude, New York University School of Law, 2003
    • Member, NYU Law Review
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Michigan, 2000
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York