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Jane McLaughlin has extensive governmental and legislative experience, having served as Director of Legislative Affairs in the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Legislative Counsel in the New York State Department of Health, and as Legislative Counsel and Committee Director in the New York State Senate. Jane has also served as counsel to the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officers (NYCOM), working on various matters pertaining to municipal government. She has worked on a wide variety of matters and legislation, including matters involving the environment, health care, procurement, telecommunications, election law, and water/sewer law.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Director of Legislative Affairs, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Office of Legislative Affairs, 2018-2021
  • Legislative Counsel, New York State Department of Health – Office of Governmental Affairs, 2014-2018
  • Assistant Counsel, Legislative Counsel, and Aging Committee Director, New York State Senate – Office of Senator David Valesky, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aging, 2009-2012
  • Legislative Fellow, New York State Senate – Office of Senator Kemp Hannon, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, 2008-2009
  • Counsel, New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials (NYCOM), 2012-2014

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Albany Law School, 2008
    • Managing Editor of Business and Production, Albany Government Law Review
    • Member, Environmental Outlook Journal
  • B.A., Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, 2005
Admissions
  • New York